Craddock Oil operates 48 convenience stores in Mississippi under the brands The C Stores, BlueSky, and On the Run. Craddock Oil also distributes fuel and other products to 27 other independent dealers within the state.
Founded in 1979 by Ron and Nancy Craddock, the company sells more than 5.5 million gallons of fuel each month and employs over 200 people. The company notes that one of its proudest accomplishments is the fact that most of the 48 store management positions are filled by individuals who were originally hired for entry-level positions.
A sister company is called What A Combo Inc. and operates several quick-service restaurants.
For benchmarking purposes, store counts are as of Jan. 1, 2023.
|No. of Stores:||48|
|Rank Last Year:||136|