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

CSP’s third-annual Convenience Top 101 list ranks 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. We've also tapped CSPedia, the c-store industry’s online business intelligence database, to recognize some of the industry’s most fascinating leaders in current retail trends. The real story, of course, are the record profits, low gas prices and, most important for the purpose of ranking chains by store count, convenience multiples made running c-stores—and apparently selling or buying them—all the rage. An improving economy, more cash in consumers’ pockets and tax advantages propelling master limited partnerships (MLPs) shook up much of the middle and lower half of this year’s list of Top 101 convenience chains.

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2016 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 Dec. 1, 2015.

Rank Chain Name No. of Stores sort ascending Avg. Store Size Last Year’s Rank
#8 ampm 970 1,000-2,500 sq. ft. #9
#68 Town Pump Food Stores 96 1,000-2,500 sq. ft. #66
#69 Star Stop 95 1,000-2,500 sq. ft. #84
#70 Roadrunner Markets 92 2,500-4,000 sq. ft. #85
#81 Shell Express Lane 89 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#71 Gasamat/Smoker Friendly 88 1,000-2,500 sq. ft. #86
#72 Family Fare 85 2,500-4,000 sq. ft. #88
#74 Sprint Mart 83 1,000-2,500 sq. ft. #90
#74 Daily’s 83 4,000+ sq. ft. #81
#74 Lil’ Mart 83 2,500-4,000 sq. ft. #89
#77 Certified 80 1,000-2,500 sq. ft. #92
#77 Flash Market 80 2,500-4,000 sq. ft. #92
#77 Spinx 80 4,000+ sq. ft. #91
#1 7-Eleven 8,273 2,500-4,000 sq. ft. #1
#9 Kroger: Turkey Hill, Kwik Shop, Quik Stop, etc. 790 1,000-2,500 sq. ft. #10
#80 Bucky’s Convenience Stores 79 Omaha, Neb. #96
#81 C.N. Brown/Big Apple Food Stores 78 1,000-2,500 sq. ft. #69
#81 MotoMart 78 2,500-4,000 sq. ft. #101
#85 Han-Dee Hugo’s 77 1,000-2,500 sq. ft. #97
#10 Suncor Energy: Petro-Canada, Neighbours, SuperStop 750 1,000-2,500 sq. ft. #11

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