U.S. Convenience Store Count
The U.S. convenience store count increased to a record 154,195 stores as of December 31, 2015, a 0.9% increase (1,401 stores) from the year prior, according to the latest NACS/Nielsen Convenience Industry Store Count.
Convenience Stores Offer More Convenience
Convenience stores offer speed of service to time-starved consumers who want to get in and out of the store quickly. These shoppers recognize this channel of trade for its convenient locations, extended hours of operation, one-stop shopping, grab-and-go foodservice, variety of merchandise and fast transactions.