|Headquarters:||South Burlington, Vt.|
|No. of Stores:||36|
|Rank Last Year:||164|
A private, family-run company, Wesco Oil operates a regional chain of convenience stores that are mostly branded Champlain Farms, with a few doing business as Fastop and under other banners. It sells Gulf, Shell and Sunoco fuel.
With deep roots in the market it serves and eco-friendly business practices, Champlain Farms seeks to provide its neighborhood stores with an enjoyable, exceptionally convenient shopping experience to its client base of travelers, workers, college students and locals.
The chain places an accent on consistent guest services and community ties to drive loyalty. Foodservice formats include limited-service, self-service and quick-service restaurants. Several locations have indoor seating and some also have a walk-in dairy cooler with LED lighting.
The chain is also known for providing financial support to many philanthropic associations.
Source: Convenience Digital Resource Library, Technomic. For benchmarking purposes, store counts are year-end 2018.