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 sort descending Chain Name No. of Stores Avg. Store Size
#41 Landmark Industries/Timewise 226 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#42 Sunshine Gasoline Distributors 225 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#43 Hasty Market Corp. 210 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#43 Convenient Food Mart 210 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#45 Jacksons Food Stores (Jackson Oil) 203 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#46 Giant Eagle (GetGo) 191 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#47 Tedeschi Food Shops 188 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#48 United Dairy Farmers Inc. 184 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#49 Meijer Gas Stations 182 4,000-plus sq. ft.
#50 Lehigh Gas Corp. (Topper Petroleum) 181 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#51 Admiral Petroleum 173 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#52 Flash Foods Inc. (The Jones Co.) 172 2,800 sq. ft.
#52 Thorntons Inc. 172 4,000-plus sq. ft.
#54 VPS Convenience Store Group (Village Pantry) 167 2,000-4,500 sq. ft.
#55 Royal Farms 155 4,000 sq. ft.
#56 Drake Petroleum Co. (Xtra Mart) 148 2,500 sq. ft.
#57 G&M Oil Co. 145 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#58 QuickChek Corp. 138 4,000 sq. ft.
#59 United Oil Co. 130 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#60 Vintners Distributors Inc. 124 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.