Lewis & Raulerson operates 37 convenience stores in southern Georgia under the Friendly Express brand, and sells Shell-branded fuel at all or most units. With a retail motto of "Retailing...The Friendly Way," Friendly Express Inc.'s success has been built on the quality of people in the store and the atmosphere it has worked to convey to the customer, the company said.

For benchmarking purposes, store counts are as of Jan. 1, 2023.

Headquarters:Waycross, Georgia
No. of Stores:37
Rank Last Year:182