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 descending No. of Stores Avg. Store Size
#6 Speedway LLC 1,468 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#30 Stewart's Shops 330 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#11 Suncor Energy Inc. (Petro-Canada) 759 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#15 Sunoco Inc. 650 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#42 Sunshine Gasoline Distributors 225 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#17 Susser Holdings Corp. (Stripes Convenience Stores) 627 4,000+ sq. ft.
#47 Tedeschi Food Shops 188 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#71 Terrible Herbst 106 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#18 Tesoro Corp. 600 4000+ sq. ft.
#5 The Pantry (Kangaroo Express) 1,567 2,600 sq. ft.
#97 The Spinx Co. 73 4,000+ sq. ft.
#52 Thorntons Inc. 172 4,000-plus sq. ft.
#99 Toot’n Totum Food Stores LLP 72 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#77 Town Pump Inc. 93 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#38 TravelCenters of America (TA-Petro) 248 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#67 truenorth energy llc 109 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#48 United Dairy Farmers Inc. 184 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#59 United Oil Co. 130 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#88 Victory Marketing LLC (Sprint Mart) 82 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#60 Vintners Distributors Inc. 124 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.