Pace of Sales Growth Slows as Unit Count Plateaus at 146,000 Stores

May 2008
Convenience Store News;5/27/2008, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p28
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the growth report of the convenience stores in the U.S. With only 1,175 net new stores added last year, the convenience store industry had its smallest store count increase since posting a decline in 2003. However, supermarkets gained slightly and drug stores declined in store count over that five-year period. Several graphs depicting the store growth, total c-store sales and total motor fuel volume is also presented.


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