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Convenience Stores Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
- Market Size
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- Market Forecast   .
- Products/Services Breakdown   .
- Revenue per State . .
$ Financial Metrics . .
$ Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
@ Key Companies   .
- Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Convenience Stores

Overview: the U.S. Convenience Stores Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Convenience Stores: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Convenience Stores industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Groceries & Other Food Items For Human Consumption Off The Premises

Packaged Liquor, Wine, & Beer

Cigars, Cigarettes, Tobacco, & Smokers' Accessories, Excluding Sales From Vending Machines Operated By Others

Drugs, Health Aids, Beauty Aids, Including Cosmetics

Household Soaps, Detergents, Cleaners, & Cleaning Supplies

Paper & Related Products, Including Paper Towels, Toilet Tissue, Wraps, Bags, Foils.

Pets, Pet Foods, & Pet Supplies

All Other Merchandise

Magazines & Newspapers


Meals, Unpackaged Snacks, Sandwiches, Unpackaged Ice Cream & Yogurt, Bakery Items, Other Food Items & Nonalcoholic Beverages Prepared

All Nonmerchandise Receipts

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Convenience Stores company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Convenience Stores industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Convenience Stores measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 2%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers1%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 13%
Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 6%
Food Preparation Workers 5%
Food Preparation Workers 5%
Food and Beverage Serving Workers 5%
Fast Food and Counter Workers 5%
Sales and Related Occupations 40%
Supervisors of Sales Workers 5%
First-Line Supervisors of Sales Workers 5%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 5%
Retail Sales Workers 35%
Cashiers 32%
Cashiers 32%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 26%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 19%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 18%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 18%
Production Occupations 8%
Food Processing Workers 7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 7%
Material Moving Workers 7%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 7%
Packers and Packagers, Hand 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Convenience Stores Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • 7-Eleven trademarks "7R SEVEN RESERVE" - Coffee - 02/10/2018
  • Golden Pantry Food Stores trademarks "EAT.DRINK.BE GOLDEN. GOLDEN PANTRY 1965" - Retail stores featuring staple items, beverages, hot food service, gasoline, automotive products, over the counter medications, lottery services, tobacco products, refrigerated groceries and convenience store items, consumer goods, retail grocery and convenience stores featuring featuring staple items, beverages, hot food service, gasoline, automotive products, over the counter medications, lottery services, tobacco products, refrigerated groceries and convenience store items, consumer goods - 02/10/2018
  • Cumberland Farms trademarks "AUTOSPA" - Automobile cleaning and car washing - 02/03/2018
  • Wawa patents Touchscreen Interface Menu With Virtual Wheel - 05/25/2017
  • 7-Eleven patents Rolling Information Display For Roller Grill - 02/11/2016
  • Delek US Holdings raises $231 million in funding. - 05/29/2015
  • Eastman Outdoors patents Crossbow - 06/26/2014

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Eastman Outdoors139

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Man Rams Stolen Army Tank into Convenience Store to Get Bottle of Wine - In the early hours of Wednesday morning, a man in the northwestern Russian region of Murmansk, just south of the Arctic Circle, reportedly stumbled upon a very intimidating looking tank. It had been sitting in a lot for a driving school facility controlled ... (01/12/2018)
    • Rash of armed convenience store robberies in Dorchester - Police are dealing with a rash of armed robberies in Dorchester, with two crews of men believed to be behind five convenience store robberies since Tuesday. “We believe these are professional crews hitting Dorchester,” said C-11 commander Captain Tim ... (01/12/2018)
    • Grand Forks convenience store robbed at knifepoint - GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Grand Forks police are looking for a man who robbed a convenience store at knifepoint. Authorities say the man walked into the Valley Dairy store about 7:30 a.m. Friday, showed the weapon and demanded money. The man fled with an ... (01/12/2018)
    • How 7-Eleven digitally transformed into the convenience store of the future - A 7-Eleven may bring to mind thoughts of coffee, gas, and slurpees. But the convenience store chain is making some serious moves to digitally transform into a store of the future, exploring e-commerce, augmented reality (AR), and artificial intelligence ... (01/12/2018)
    • Prosecutor: Springfield convenience store clerk recognized 2 teen robbers as daily customers - SPRINGFIELD -- It wasn't just the Dutch Masters cigars. When a Springfield convenience store was robbed last month, the clerk had no problem identifying the two teenage cigar enthusiasts who did it, a prosecutor said Monday. Besides recognizing them as ... (01/12/2018)
    • US agents target convenience stores to nab illegal Caribbean nationals - WASHINGTON, DC, USA (CMC) — US Federal immigration agents on Wednesday arrested several undocumented workers when they descended on dozens of convenience stores across the country, targeting illegal Caribbean and other immigrants. The agents descended on ... (01/12/2018)
    • Kohl's to partner with grocers or convenience stores to fill vacant store space - Kohl's plans to partner with retailers like grocery stores or convenience stores to lease space in its stores. The department store has made roughly 300 of its stores operationally smaller, leaving white space. Grocery and convenience stores can be strong ... (01/12/2018)
    • Got Wawa? Convenience store expanding delivery to New Jersey - Barbara Boyer is an award-winning journalist covering breaking news, law enforcement, and general assignments for the Inquirer since 1997. The Philly region’s favorite convenience store is expanding its delivery service to South Jersey. Wawa’s Cherry ... (01/11/2018)
    • Kohl's plans to lease unused store space to grocers and convenience stores - Kohl's plans to lease space in some of its stores to other retailers. The company had downsized some of its larger stores in order to better manage inventory, leaving some space vacant. Kohl's CEO Kevin Mansell said the company is even considering ... (01/11/2018)
    • Kohl's plans to lease unused store space to grocers, convenience stores - Kohl's plans to lease space left vacant after shrinking some of its stores to retailers such as grocery stores or convenience stores, the company said on Wednesday. Not all of Kohl's roughly 300 "right-sized" stores will necessarily lease unused footage ... (01/10/2018)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $5,045 on Convenience Stores. It has awarded 1 contracts to 1 companies, with an average value of $5,045 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Convenience food stores, etc.

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