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In terms of c-stores, the U.S. has …

The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) has released its 2013 facts sheet.

The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) has released its 2013 facts sheet on its website. According to their findings, the United States has 149,220 convenience stores, which is a .7 percent increase over 2012. 

The report also revealed that Texas has the most c-stores with 14,920, with California in second place with 10,916, followed by Florida with 9,571.

C-store chain’s ‘aggressive’ growth includes washes

The report findings are determined by Nielsel calculations.

To read the entire report, click here.

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