Convenience Stores

Convenience Stores

Overview

The 82,000 convenience stores in the US sell a limited selection of merchandise in high traffic locations. The majority of convenience stores in the US sell gasoline. Most convenience stores are independent operators – over 90% of c-stores have a single location.

Reliance Upon Fuel Sales

Managing fuel sales is a critical yet risky part of c-store operations.

Rising Credit Card Fees 

The cost of credit/debit fees continues to grow, and can exceed the pre-tax profits for a c-store.