Catering to 20- to 30-year-old males who predominantly visit for tobacco products and beverages, Foster Blue Water Oil operates Marathon- and BP-branded Sunrise Convenience Stores LLC, based in Michigan. The chain offers variety for customers, including groceries, soft drinks, coffee, fountain beverages and foodservice at all locations, with seven offering car washes, two of which offer dog washes for pets. In addition to Sunrise, the chain also operates nine Spartan-branded stores, offering its Spartan Rewards program.
Because many stores across the network are open 24 hours a day, the company is vigilant about providing well-lit, safe and clean facilities. Foodservice availability ranges from proprietary Sunrise Pizza to Subway.The chain developed a punch card entitling customers to free beverages such as coffee, cappuccino or fountain drinks after buying eight. The company also operates several Pacific Pride unattended fueling locations for commercial fueling, serving as a franchisee for Pacific Pride. The company supports youth organizations such as 4-H, Little League, the American Youth Soccer Organization and softball.
For benchmarking purposes, store counts are year-end 2019.
|No. of Stores:||36|
|Rank Last Year:||175|