The convenience top 101

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Shell Canada

Headquarters:Calgary, Alberta
No. of Stores:500
Avg. Store Size:1,000-2,500 sq. ft.

Based in Calgary, Alberta, Shell Canada Ltd. has 500 stores, all of which are corporate-owned, making it one of the largest integrated petroleum companies in Canada. All sell fuel, and 160 locations have a car wash. Fuel brands are Shell, Payless and Beaver. In addition, the company distributes fuel to nearly 700 dealer sites.

With many of the corporate stores located in rural areas, the stores stock a variety of household goods and necessities. Shell Canada is a subsidiary of Holland-based Royal Dutch Shell. Shell Canada’s convenience stores are known by the brand name Select. Unusual or unique products at the stores include reindeer and moose jerky.

Shell Canada has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for reasons that include the financial benefits it offers employees, including discounted gas. It helps employees with their personal lives including finding child care, schools and senior health care.

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