Top 50 Most Effective Fuel Brands

The most effective fuel brands in convenience retailing
Top 50 Most Effective Fuel Brands


Grocer Giant Eagle introduced the GetGo c-store concept in 2003, and it now has about 200 locations in Indiana, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Top 50 Most Effective Fuel Brands


Luke’s Go Reward$ loyalty program allows customers to earn 3 points per dollar spent at the company’s c-stores.

Gate Petroleum Co., based in Jacksonville, Fla., owns Gate, a chain of convenience stores operating in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. It also supplies fuel to more than 150 additional sites.

Owned by COPEC of Chile and a new entry to the Fuels 50, MAPCO operates under the banners MAPCO Express, MAPCO Mart, Fast Food and Fuel, Favorite Markets, Delta Express and Discount Food Mart.

Weigel’s Stores Inc., Powell, Tenn., operates a c-store chain, dairy and bakery.

Delta Sonic, known as the “Kissing Car Wash” for its lip-print logo, is a family-owned business that operates units with car washes, gasoline and convenience-store items.

Originally founded as an ice-cream parlor in the early 1930s, High’s Dairy is the retail arm of Baltimore-based Carroll Independent Fuel and remains best known for its ice cream and milkshakes.

Flash Foods is a chain of 144 convenience stores in Georgia and Florida originally based in Waycross, Ga.

Byrne Dairy drives traffic from the pump into the store with broad foodservice offerings, including Byrne Dairy & Deli in some locations.

With more than 20 sites in rural outposts of northern Oklahoma, Jiffy Trip prides itself on quality self-branded fuel that anchors the company’s JT Listens program, a customer-service line available for customers to report any issues.

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