This may be the last time QuickChek appears on CSP's Top 202, as it was acquired by Murphy USA (No. 6) in December 2020. The transaction closed in January.

Founded in 1967 as an extension of Durling Farms, a door-to-door milk and fresh dairy products delivery service that originally opened in 1888, QuickChek is a market leader in foodservice featuring made-to-order subs and sandwiches, salads, snacks, hot breakfast, coffee and more. The family-owned company operates 157 c-stores, down three locations from a year ago, including 89 locations with fuel in New Jersey, in New York's Hudson Valley and on Long Island.

The company has per-store, per-year merchandise sales of $3.5 million, combined merchandise margins of 38% with food and beverages representing more than 50% of the mix, and per-store, per-year fuel gallons of 3.8 million.

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

Headquarters:Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
No. of Stores:157
Rank Last Year:44