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 sort ascending No. of Stores Avg. Store Size
#11 Suncor Energy Inc. (Petro-Canada) 759 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#30 Stewart's Shops 330 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#6 Speedway LLC 1,468 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#73 Spartan Stores Inc. (Quick Stop) 103 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#20 Shell Canada 500 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#24 Sheetz Inc. 466 4,000+ sq. ft.
#55 Royal Farms 155 4,000 sq. ft.
#101 Road Ranger 71 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#29 RaceTrac Petroleum Inc. 365 4000+ sq. ft.
#14 QuikTrip Corp. 674 4,000+ sq. ft.
#58 QuickChek Corp. 138 4,000 sq. ft.
#64 Quality Oil Co. LLC 116 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#68 Plaid Pantries Inc. 108 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#33 Pioneer Energy LP 305 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#13 Pilot Flying J 690 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#81 Petroleum Wholesale Inc. (Sunmart) 88 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#83 Petroleum Marketers (Stop In Food Stores) 86 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#87 Nouria Energy Corp. (Lil' Mart) 83 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#83 Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes 86 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#40 My Goods Market 230 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.