Most of Plaid Pantry Inc.'s 24-hour convenience stores are located around Portland, Ore. This Pacific Northwest regional chain, which dates to 1963, offers a variety of convenience items, beverages and fresh foods at value prices. It aims to be an easy-to-get-to, bicycle-friendly neighborhood corner store.

Plaid Pantries serves the neighborhoods in which it operates with a specialized assortment focusing on favorite indulgences to local offerings and better-for-you options. It challenges itself to remain relevant with what customers seek while continuing to offer deals. In 2020 Plaid Pantries began carrying the bottled alkaline water Alkaline88 in all its stores.

For benchmarking purposes, store counts are as of Jan. 1, 2021.

Headquarters:Beaverton, Oregon
No. of Stores:107
Rank Last Year:65