CSP Magazine, covering the convenience and petroleum retailing industry for 20 years, released its third annual ranked list of the top convenience stores in the United States and Canada. Alimentation Couche-Tard/Circle K acquired The Pantry/Kangaroo Express c-store chain, propelling them up to number 2, behind convenience retailing giant 7-Eleven – ranked #1, with 8,273 stores.
Top Ten Convenience Stores
7-Eleven, 8,273 stores
Couche-Tard/Circle K, 7,276 stores
Speedway, 2,770 stores
Casey’s General Stores, 1,896 stores
CST Brands/Corner Store, 1,318 stores
Aplus, MACS/TIgermarket, Stripes, Aloha (Sunoco, Inc.), 1,309 stores
Murphy USA, Murphy Express, 1,296 stores
ampm, 970 stores
Kroger: Turkey Hill, Kwik Shop, Quik Stop, etc., 790 stores
Suncor Energy: Petro Canada, Neighbours, SuperStop, 750 stores.
Of these top ten players in the convenience retailing industry, we are proud to announce that 8 utilize the patented fuel filtration and tank cleaning expertise of Clean Fuels National to ensure they continue to provide the top quality fuel their customers have come to expect. For a complete list of the 101 ranked chains, visit : http://www.cspdailynews.com/industry-news-analysis/top-convenience-stores