|Headquarters:||Oklahoma City, Okla.|
|No. of Stores:||482|
|Rank Last Year:||19|
Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores Inc. opened 35 new travel-stop locations and more than 2,900 new truck parking spaces in 2018. The company’s plans for 2019 include opening more than 40 new locations, which will bring its total store count to more than 500 sites nationwide.
Love’s prides itself on its numerous types of stores and services, all dedicated to “Clean Places, Friendly Faces,” including Country Stores, which are typical convenience stores; Travel Stops, which provide trucks and travelers with overnight parking, pay phones, driver rest areas, Pegasus Trans-Flo and trucking supplies and tire centers; a growing interstate hotel business; and storage facilities.
Source: Convenience Digital Resource Library, Technomic. For benchmarking purposes, store counts are year-end 2018.