Owned by Downey Oil and operating in 12 Tennessee counties, KenJo Markets pump Mobil, Exxon, Marathon, CITGO and Shell-branded fuel, and has been pumping equity into its KenJo Rewards Card, which generates instant discounts at the register on hundreds of items, allowing card holders to earn free merchandise from any of its more than 20 club programs_one coffee offer is buy six dispensed javas and receive the next free. Customers earn points on almost all purchases at any KenJo Market, which can be redeemed for in-store purchases or fuel island purchases with additional savings.

Not to be outdone by its rewards campaign, KenJo Markets establishes solid relationships with several fast feeders, where food space might be a leased relationship with brands or operated by KenJo Markets personnel. Co-branded locations within KenJo Markets include such national and regional brands as TCBY Treats, Pizza Inn, Blimpie Subs and Salads, Charley Biggs Chicken and Buddy's Bar-B-Q, a Tennessee favorite with a presence in Knoxville.

On the hiring side of the equation, KenJo Markets aggressively recruits its store personnel, offering extensive training and incentive programs along with other benefits and opportunities for advancement.

For benchmarking purposes, store counts are year-end 2019.

Headquarters:Maryville, Tennessee
No. of Stores:39
Rank Last Year:166