Childers Oil Co. operates a network of more than 40 Double Kwik convenience stores in eastern Kentucky and southwest Virginia. Double Kwik operates under the management of Hometown Convenience LLC, a subsidiary of Childers Oil Co. Childers Oil Co. also provides bulk petroleum services to retail and industrial customers. The company operates a restaurant called Pine Mountain Grill.

Units are about 1,000 to 2,500 square feet, and some stores have a seating area for the coffee bar. Foodservice is provided in limited-service, self-service and quick-service formats. Stores in rural areas offer a wider variety of grocery items such as soup, cereal and household paper goods. A limited frozen-food section is available at some stores. Dairy products include milk, eggs, cheese and ice cream.

Double Kwik carries health and beauty care items from both Lilā€™ Drug Store and Convenience Valet in a mix of private-label and name brands. Other services include money orders, gift cards and lottery tickets.

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

Headquarters:Whitesburg, Ky.
No. of Stores:41
Rank Last Year:161