The Convenience Top 101 and More

Big, bigger, biggest: Welcome to the CSP Top 101

By  Abbey Lewis, Executive Editor
Samantha Oller, Senior Editor/Special Projects Coordinator
Melissa Vonder Haar, Tobacco Editor

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The Convenience Top 101: The List

The following ranking of the Top 101 Chains reflects combined company-operated and franchised store counts in the United States and Canada as of Nov. 15, 2013. It does not include licensed or dealer locations.

RankChainNo. of StoresNotes
17-Eleven Inc.7,790
1,170 company-ops; 6,808 U.S. & Canada franchised sites; does not include 580 U.S. licensed locations
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Alimentation Couche-Tard --North America

5,700dba Mac's, Circle K
3CST Brands Inc. (Valero)1,883San Antonio-based CST plans to build 30 sites in 2014.
4Casey's General Stores1,759Casey's plans to grow store units by 70 or more in the 2014 fiscal year, with about a 50/50 split among new builds and acquisitions.
5The Pantry1,559dba Kangaroo Express
6Speedway LLC1,470Last year, Speedway added 17 sites to its portfolio, and it has considered the Southeast as a major growth area.
7Hess Corp.1,354

For sale: Big acquirers are eyeing Hess’ retail network, which now includes 391 sites from Wilco-Hess LLC, a joint partnership Hess formed with A.T. Williams Oil in 2001 and of which the oil company recently acquired total ownership to make its downstream more attractive for divestiture.

8Murphy USA Inc.1,184

The El Dorado, Ark.-based spinoff plans to open 200 more sites on Walmart lots in the Midwest and Southeast.

9BP America950dba ampm; 100% franchised
10Kroger Co., Convenience Division784 
11Suncor Energy Inc.759dba Petro-Canada
12Chevron Corp.720dba ExtraMile, Caltex; 300 company-ops; 390 franchised
13Pilot Flying J690585 company-ops; 105 franchised
14QuikTrip Corp. (QT)678 
15Sunoco Inc.650437 company-ops; 451 franchised
16Wawa Inc.630 
17Susser Holdings Corp.622dba Stripes; includes Sac-N-Pac acquisition
18Tesoro Corp.575 
19Cumberland Farms574 
20Husky Energy Inc.500350 company-ops; 150 franchised
21Shell Canada497 
22Holiday Stationstores493341 company-ops; 152 franchised
23GPM Investments & GPM Southeast470dba Fas Mart, Shore Stop, et al.
24Sheetz Inc.463 
25Western Refining Inc./Norther Tier Energy458384 company-ops; 74 franchised
26Kwik Trip Inc.440 
27Kum & Go LC427 
28Delek US Holdings Inc. (Mapco)370 
29RaceTrac Petroleum Inc.365 
30Stewart's Shops331 
31Convenient Food Mart (CFM Development Corp.)325 
32Allsup's Convenience Stores Inc.319 
33Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores307 
34Pioneer Energy LP305100% franchised
35E-Z Mart Stores293 
36Kwik Fill/Red Apple, Smokers Outlet288 
37Alon Brands Retail286 
38Maverik Inc.264 
39 (tie)CEFCO Convenience Stores248 
39 (tie)Travelcenters of America (TA-Petro)248 
41Pacific Convenience & Fuels LLC (PC&F)236 
42Landmark Industries/Timewise228 
43Sunshine Gasoline Distributors225180 company-ops; 45 franchised
44Hasty Market Corp.210 
45Jacksons Food Stores (Jackson Oil)203 
46Giant Eagle Inc.198dba GetGo
47Tedeschi Food Shops188106 company-ops, 82 franchised
48United Dairy Farmers Inc.184 
49Meijer Gas Stations182 
50Lehigh Gas Corp. (Topper Petroleum Inc.)181 
51Thorntons174 
52Admiral Petroleum173 
53Flash Foods Inc. (The Jones Co.)172 
54VPS Convenience Store Group167 
55Royal Farms154 
56Drake Petroleum Co.146dba Xtra Mart
57G&M Oil Co.145 
58QuickChek Corp.137 
59United Oil co.125 
60 (tie)Englefield Oil Co.124 
60 (tie)Vintners Distributors Inc.124 
62Alliance Energy Inc.120 
63Quality Oil Co. LLC11645 company-ops, 52 franchised
64Martin & Bayley Inc.113dba Huck's
657-Eleven Stores of Oklahoma111 
66truenorth energy llc110 
67Go Mart Inc.109 
68Hy-Vee Gas108 
69 (tie)GasMart USA107 
69 (tie)Plaid Pantries Inc.107 
71Blarney Castle Oil Co.105 
72Jet-Pep Inc.104 
73Spartan Stores Inc.103dba Quick Stop
74ARS West LLC (American Retail Services)102 
75Terrible Herbst Oil Co.100 
76Little General Stores Inc.98 
77 (tie)Anabi Oil93 
77 (tie)Town Pump Inc.93 
79Mountain Empire Oil Co.92dba Roadrunner
80Flash Market Inc.91 
81Petroleum Wholesale Inc.88 
82E&C Enterprises Inc. (Petroleum Marketing Group)87 
83 (tie)Gasamat Oil Corp (Snoker Friendly)86 
83 (tie)Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes86 
83 (tie)Petroleum Marketers86dba Stop In Food Stores
86Family Fare Inc.84 
87Nouria Energy Corp.83 
88 (tie)First Coast Energy LLP82 
88 (tie)Victory Marketing LLC82dba Sprint Mart
90Coborn's Inc.81 
91 (tie)C.N. Brown Co.80 
91 (tie)Certified Oil80 
91 (tie)MNS Ltd.80dba ABC Stores
94Buchanan Energy Co.79dba Bucky's
95MFA Oil Co.78 
96Gate Petroleum Co.75 
97 (tie)FKG Oil Co.73dba Moto Mart
97 (tie)The Spinx Cos.73 
99 (tie)Sampson-Bladen Oil Co.72 
99 (tie)Toot'n Totum Food Stores LLP72 
101 (tie)Country Fair71 
101 (tie)Dandy Mini Mart71 
101 (tie)Road Ranger71

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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