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    BONUS CONTENT: The Next 100

    Our ranking of the top 101-200 c-store chains by store count.

    By Linda Lisanti, Convenience Store News

    NATIONAL REPORT — The large number of operating companies in the convenience store industry is proof of a retail channel that has vitality, energy, robust competition, and a high degree of entrepreneurship.

    Inside the July issue, readers will find the 2017 Convenience Store News Top 100, the industry’s longest-running accounting of the largest convenience store chains by store count. The annual report is compiled in partnership with TDLinx, a service of Nielsen. For the report, a convenience store is defined as a small-format store of at least 800 square feet; with 500 to 1,500 SKUs; that operates at least 13 hours a day; and carries a limited selection of grocery items, including at least two of the following: toilet paper, soap, disposable diapers, pet food, breakfast cereal, tuna fish, toothpaste, ketchup and canned goods.

    Is the Top 100 just not enough for you? Want to know the Top 200 convenience store chains? New this year, we bring you “The Next 100,” this CSNews.com ranking of the top 101-200 c-store chains. 

    2017 Rank Company, City, State Annual ACV* ($000) Total U.S. Store Count Company-Operated Stores Franchise & Licensee Stores Primary Store Names
    101 Sunmart Inc., Spring, Texas $163,540 61 35 26 Sunmart
    102 MNS Ltd., Honolulu $61,620 61 59 2 ABC Store
    103 The Wills Group, La Plata, Md. $183,820 61 61 0 Dash In Food Store
    104 Byrne Dairy Inc., Lafayette, N.Y. $122,980 61 61 0 Byrne Dairy
    105 Hollingsworth Oil Co., Goodlettsville, Tenn. $105,820 59 59 0 Sudden Service
    106 Farm Stores Grocery Inc., Miami, Fla. $106,600 59 29 30 Farm Store
    107 Clark's Pump-N-Shop Inc., Ashland, Ky. $164,060 59 59 0 Clark's Pump-N-Shop
    108 Enmark Stations Inc., Savannah, Ga. $338,520 59 59 0 Enmarket
    109 BellStores Inc., Massillon, Ohio $128,440 56 56 0 BellStores
    110 OnCue Marketing LLC, Stillwater, Okla. $27,352 56 56 0 OnCue Express
    111 Pester Marketing Co., Denver $237,380 56 56 0 Alta Convenience
    112 Ricker Oil Co., Anderson, Ind. $205,400 55 55 0 Ricker's
    113 Holiday Oil Co., West Valley City, Utah $74,100 55 55 0 Holiday
    114 Cracker Barrel Stores Inc., Baton Rouge, La. $107,640 54 54 0 Cracker Barrel Store
    115 Green Valley Grocery, Las Vegas $126,880 54 54 0 Green Valley Grocery Store
    116 Midwest Petroleum Co., St Louis $299,520 54 54 0 Midwest Petroleum
    117 Jaco Oil Co., Bakersfield, Calif. $824,200 54 54 0 Fastrip, Jaco Oil
    118 First Coast Energy LLP, Jacksonville, Fla. $111,280 53 53 0 Daily's, First Coast Energy, Mountain Energy, Southeast Energy
    119 Wesco Inc., Muskegon, Mich. $152,100 52 52 0 Wesco Your Neighborhood Store
    120 Houchens Industries Inc., Bowling Green, Ky. $286,780 51 28 23 Buehlers Buy Low Gas Kiosk, IGA Express, Jr Food Store
    121 Sam's Mart Inc., Matthews, N.C. $140,920 51 51 0 Sam's Mart, Xpress Mart
    122 CoGo's Co., Pittsburgh $124,280 50 39 11 CoGo's
    123 General Equities Inc., Berlin, Conn. $125,060 50 50 0 Food Bag
    124 Fastrac Markets LLC, East Syracuse, N.Y. $60,580 49 49 0 Fastrac
    125 Double Quick Inc., Indianola, Miss. $109,460 49 49 0 Double Quick
    126 Miska Liquors Convenience, Chicago $124,540 49 0 49 Miska Liquors Convenience
    127 The Parker Cos., Savannah, Ga. $129,480 49 49 0 Parker's
    128 Jet Food Stores of Georgia Inc., Sandersville, Ga. $38,480 48 48 0 Jet Food Store
    129 Lil Thrift Food Marts Inc., Fayetteville, N.C. $114,400 48 48 0 Short Stop, Lil Thrift
    130 Flyers Energy LLC, Auburn, Calif. $177,580 48 45 3 Flyers
    131 Savings Oil Co., Tupelo, Miss. $108,160 48 48 0 Dodge's Store
    132 Cox Oil Co. Inc., Union City, Tenn. $56,940 48 48 0 Little General, Cox Oil, Maverick Quick Stop
    133 Tommy's Handy Mart Food Stores, Granbury, Texas $65,520 48 48 0 K Spot, Tommy's, U Pump It Corner Store
    134 Western Oil Co., Earth City, Mo. $140,660 48 48 0 Petro Mart, Western Oil
    135 Brad Hall & Associates Inc., Idaho Falls, Idaho $215,176 48 48 0 Good 2 Go
    136 R.L. Jordan Oil Co. Inc., Spartanburg, S.C. $74,620 47 47 0 Hot Spot
    137 Stop & Shop, Toledo, Ohio $206,180 47 47 0 Stop & Shop
    138 J & H Oil Inc., Wyoming, Mich. $469,300 47 47 0 J & H Family Store
    139 Git N Go Convenience Stores Inc., Des Moines, Iowa $120,380 46 46 0 Git N Go
    140 Kelley Williamson Co., Rockford, Ill. $157,300 46 46 0 Kelly's Market
    141 Jernigan Oil Co., Ahoskie, N.C. $72,800 46 46 0 Duck Thru
    142 Gier Oil Co., Eldon, Mo. $56,680 45 45 0 Eagle Stop
    143 High's of Baltimore Inc., Baltimore $91,260 45 45 0 High's Dairy Store
    144 Pete's Corp., Parsons, Kan. $195,520 45 45 0 Pete's
    145 Bosselman Inc., Grand Island, Neb. $149,240 45 45 0 Pump & Pantry
    146 Hassan & Sons Inc., Orange, Calif. $328,120 44 44 0 Colonial Energy
    147 Dari Mart Stores Inc., Junction City, Ore. $39,780 44 44 0 Dari Mart
    148 Stop & Go, Sylvania, Ohio $89,960 44 44 0 In & Out, Stop & Go
    149 Kent Oil Inc., Midland, Texas $35,880 44 44 0 Kent Kwik
    150 1st Stop Inc., Winchester, Ohio $56,420 43 43 0 1st Stop, Cantrell Oil
    151 Western Convenience Store Inc., Englewood, Colo. $108,680 43 43 0 Western Convenience
    152 Lee Oil Co., Middlesboro, Ky. $49,140 42 42 0 Lee's Food Mart
    153 Clark Oil Co., Waynesboro, Miss. $81,640 42 42 0 Clark Oil
    154 Jolley Associates, Saint Albans, Vt. $82,420 41 41 0 Jolley's, Short Stop
    155 Ameristop Food Mart, Newport, Ky. $88,660 41 0 41 Ameristop Food Mart
    156 Tetco Inc., San Antonio $92,040 41 40 1 Big's
    157 Moyle Petroleum, Rapid City, S.D. $62,660 41 41 0 Common Cents
    158 Clyde's Market Inc., Glennville, Ga. $62,140 41 41 0 Clyde's Market
    159 Lewis & Raulerson Inc., Waycross, Ga. $46,800 40 40 0 Friendly Express
    160 Shop Rite Inc., Crowley, La. $55,900 40 40 0 Shop Rite, Tobacco Plus
    161 Nouria Energy, Worcester, Mass. $99,060 40 40 0 FL Roberts, Irving Lil Mart, Lil Mart, Xpress Stop
    162 Kwik Chek Stores Inc., Bonham, Texas $120,380 40 40 0 Kwik Chek
    163 E.J. Pope & Sons Inc., Mount Olive, N.C. $86,840 40 40 0 Handy Mart
    164 Turn Outz Inc., Roanoke, Va. $134,680 40 40 0 Stop In
    165 Jordan's Kwik Stop Inc., Harrisburg, Ark. $61,620 40 40 0 Jordan's Kwik Stop
    166 South Tennessee Oil Co., Lawrenceburg, Tenn. $161,200 39 39 0 Quik Mart
    167 E & C Enterprise, Woodbridge, Va. $170,300 39 39 0 Corner Mart, Crown Express Mart, The Wine Rack, Washington Express
    168 Childers Oil Corp., Whitesburg, Ky. $68,640 39 39 0 Double Kwik Markets
    169 KenJo Market, Maryville, Tenn. $98,540 39 39 0 KenJo Market
    170 Ranger Enterprises Inc., Rockford, Ill. $122,720 39 39 0 Road Ranger
    171 Golden Pantry Inc., Watkinsville, Ga. $63,180 39 39 0 Golden Pantry Food Store
    172 NOCO Energy Corp., Tonawanda, N.Y. $79,300 38 38 0 NOCO Express
    173 Wesco Oil Co., South Burlington, Vt. $108,420 38 38 0 Champlain Farms
    174 Brothers Petroleum LLC, Harvey, La. $145,600 38 38 0 Brothers Food Mart
    175 Superstop Co-op, North Little Rock, Ark. $74,360 38 12 26 Road Runner, Superstop
    176 Coles Energy Inc., Milan, Ohio $125,580 38 38 0 Mickey Mart
    177 R.L. Vallee Inc., Saint Albans, Vt. $70,200 38 38 0 Maplefields
    178 Gateway, Chicago $101,660 37 0 37 Gateway
    179 Petromark Inc., Harrison, Ark. $89,180 36 36 0 White Oak Station
    180 Greeneville Oil & Petroleum Inc., Greeneville, Tenn. $96,720 36 36 0 Quick Stop Market
    181 Sunrise Convenience Stores Inc., Richmond, Mich. $65,260 36 36 0 Sunrise
    182 PDQ Food Stores, Middleton, Wis. $128,960 36 36 0 PDQ Food Store
    183 Warrenton Oil Co. Inc., Warrenton, Mo. $99,320 36 36 0 Fast Lane
    184 Brandi Cos., Lexington, S.C. $90,480 35 35 0 Pitt Stop
    185 C.E. Taylor Oil Inc., Evansville, Ind. $50,180 35 35 0 Chuckles
    186 Modern Oil Co. Inc., Shawnee, Okla. $74,620 35 35 0 Kwick Stop
    187 Piedmont Petroleum Corp., Greenville, S.C. $82,940 35 35 0 Corner Mart
    188 Folk Oil Co. Inc., Homer, Mich. $36,140 35 35 0 PS Food Mart
    189 Cubby's Inc., Omaha, Neb. $180,700 35 35 0 Cubby's
    190 Stop N Go of Madison Inc., Madison, Wis. $83,200 35 35 0 Stop N Go
    191 Honey Farms Inc., Worcester, Mass. $79,560 35 35 0 Honey Farms
    192 Kapoor Enterprises Inc., Milpitas, Calif. $98,800 34 6 28 Bonfare Market, Stop N Save Mart
    193 Craddock Oil Co. Inc., McComb, Miss. $125,320 34 34 0 Blue Sky, The C Store
    194 Quality Oil Co. LLC, Winston-Salem, N.C. $151,580 34 34 0 Go Gas, Quality Mart, Quality Plus
    195 Lassus Bros Oil Inc., Fort Wayne, Ind. $221,000 34 34 0 Handy Dandy
    196 Heritage's Dairy Stores, Thorofare, N.J. $27,560 33 33 0 Heritage's Dairy Store
    197 Coco Mart Inc., South Burlington, Vt. $46,020 33 33 0 Jiffy Mart, Coco Mart
    198 Brabham Oil Co., Bamberg, S.C. $57,720 33 33 0 E Z Shop
    199 Riiser Energy, Wausau, Wis. $85,280 33 33 0 R-Store
    200 Pak-A-Sak Inc., Portland, Ind. $76,440 33 33 0 Pak-A-Sak

     

     

    *All Commodity Volume (ACV) is provided by Nielsen TDLinx. ACV is an annualized range of the estimated retail sales volume of all items sold in a store that pass through the retailer’s cash registers. Lottery sales are not included; gas sales are included where applicable. The Nielsen TDLinx ACV is an estimate — a directional measure to be used as an indicator of company size.

    By Linda Lisanti, Convenience Store News
    • About Linda Lisanti Linda Lisanti is editor-in-chief for EnsembleIQ's Convenience Store News. In this role, she is responsible for content development across all of CSNews' print and online properties, with a specialty in coverage of the foodservice category in convenience stores. Lisanti has more than 13 years of experience in the journalism field. After working as a reporter for several daily newspapers, she joined CSNews as a staff writer in August 2005 and held senior writer, senior editor and executive editor positions before becoming editor-in-chief in August 2014. Lisanti has a bachelor’s degree in communications/journalism from Rowan University.

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