Carroll Independent Fuel’s High’s c-store chain’s competitive advantages are its signature dairy products and clean and inviting stores. High’s—commonly referred to as High’s Dairy Store—offers goods such as ice cream, yogurt, milkshakes, fresh foods and beverages. Parent Carroll Independent Fuel Co. also operates a fuel distribution business as well as a commercial services business.

Source: Convenience Digital Resource Library, Technomic. For benchmarking purposes, store counts are year-end 2018.

Headquarters:Baltimore, Maryland
No. of Stores:48
Rank Last Year:144