|Headquarters:||St. Louis, Mo.|
|No. of Stores:||57|
|Rank Last Year:||117|
Founded in 1946 by Louis Levin and his wife, Midwest Petroleum operates convenience stores in Missouri and Illinois. It also operates the Midwest Travel Plaza, which has a Dottie’s Family Restaurant and a toy museum. As a marketer of ConocoPhillips gasoline with volumes topping 70 million gallons per year, Midwest Petroleum also serves multiple dealer sites.
Midwest Petroleum’s c-stores range from modern 3,000-square-foot sites with 10 or 12 MPDs to 800-square-foot stores in downtown St. Louis. Stores are open 24 hours, and some locations have a car wash. The stores sell local brands of beer along with national and value brands. Many stores have beer caves, and wine and liquor also are available.
Source: Convenience Digital Resource Library, Technomic. For benchmarking purposes, store counts are year-end 2018.