Top 101 Convenience Stores

CSP’s annual list of the largest chains in the convenience store industry

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About CSP's Convenience Top 101

In our effort to provide the latest cutting-edge news and data on the convenience store industry, CSP’s editors have ranked the largest convenience store chains by store count—owned/operated and franchised locations—in the United States and Canada, providing easy access to data, images and news on the leading chains.

But we didn’t stop at store counts. We also tapped CSPedia, the c-store industry’s online business intelligence database, to recognize some of the industry’s most fascinating leaders in the retail arts: foodservice, green operations, social-media marketing, employee-focused, family-operated and more. Welcome to the Convenience Top 101.

Midyear Update: Several major acquisitions in the first half of 2014 ensure an active reshuffling of the Convenience Top 101 next year. Click here to get an early glimpse at what's to come.

2014 Top Convenience Stores

The Convenience Top 101 rankings reflect combined company-operated and franchised store counts in the United States and Canada. They do not include licensed or dealer locations. All statistics accurate as of March 2014.

Rank Chain Name No. of Stores sort descending Avg. Store Size
#8 Murphy USA Inc. 1,184 500-1,000 sq. ft.
#7 Hess Corp. 1,354 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#6 Speedway LLC 1,468 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#5 The Pantry (Kangaroo Express) 1,567 2,600 sq. ft.
#4 Casey's General Stores Inc. 1,759 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#3 CST Brands Inc. (Valero) 1,887 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#74 ARS West LLC (American Retail Services) 102 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#73 Spartan Stores Inc. (Quick Stop) 103 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#72 Jet-Pep Inc. 104 NA
#71 Terrible Herbst 106 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#70 GasMart USA 107 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#68 Plaid Pantries Inc. 108 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#68 Go-Mart Inc. 108 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#67 truenorth energy llc 109 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#66 7-Eleven Stores of Oklahoma 111 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#65 Huck's Convenience Stores 113 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#64 Quality Oil Co. LLC 116 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#62 Hy-Vee Gas 120 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#62 Alliance Energy LLC (Alltown) 120 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#61 Englefield Oil Co. (Duchess Shoppes) 123 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.