Planning for Strategic Growth

Greg Parker on his plans for the next decade and how he intends to become a multibillion-dollar company.

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Greg Parker, President and CEO

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Parker’s by the Numbers

  • Corporate headquarters: Savannah, Ga.
  • Number of stores: 32
  • Number of employees: 400
  • Annual sales: $500 million
  • Debt to equity: 0.97
  • Percentage of debt: Less than 50%
  • Break-even pool margin: -7.69 cents
  • Gross profit dollar per labor dollar: $3.08
  • Direct store operating expenses as a percentage of gross profit: 45%
  • Number of PumpPal members: 75,000
  • Percentage of all gas sold to PumpPal members: 32%

Greg Parker

  • Title: President and CEO of Parker’s
  • Hometown: Collins, Ga.
  • Age: 59
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Georgia
  • No. of years in the c-store business: 37
  • Business motto: Listen to the customer.

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