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The US Convenience Store Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2017 Edition)

The US Convenience Store Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2017 Edition)

Scope of the Report

The report titled “The US Convenience Store Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2017 Edition)”, provides an in-depth analysis of the US Convenience Store by value and by volume. The report also gives an insight of the US convenience store market by segments as well.

The report also assesses the key opportunities in the market and outlines the factors that are and will be driving the growth of the industry. Growth of the overall US Convenience Store market has also been forecasted for the period 2017-2018, taking into consideration the previous growth patterns, the growth drivers and the current and future trends.

The competition in the US Convenience Store market is thrived by several players. However, 7-Eleven was the first major convenience store in the US. The convenience stores in the US are run by both oil and gas companies by themselves or they are franchised. Similarly, the convenience stores in the US are also individually run or by SMEs.

Further, key players of the US Convenience Store market Seven & i Holdings Co. Ltd., Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., Casey’s General Stores, Inc. and Sunoco LP and are also profiled with their financial information and respective business strategies.

Company Coverage

Seven & i Holdings Co. Ltd.
Alimentation Couche Tard Inc.
Casey’s General Stores Inc.

Sunoco LP Executive Summary

A convenience store is a form of kiosk or a small retail business which is opened as a part of gas stations in the US. The convenience stores stock a range of items of everyday necessity such as beverages, beer, tobacco, snacks, confectionary, toiletries, drugs, magazines, etc. Inception of convenience store idea was in the US. Convenience stores are based on different formats including Kiosk, mini convenience store, limited selection convenience store, traditional convenience store, etc.

The convenience stores could be segmented on the basis of fuel sales because after refilling the vehicle, the consumer generally has an urge to buy some other stuff as well. This ‘urge’ of consumer is satiated by convenience store.

Convenience stores (C-store or CVS) are different from grocery stores, drugstores and supermarkets. Convenience stores have their own set of features and downside.

The US convenience store market has increased at a significant CAGR during the years 2010-2016 and projections are made that the market would rise further in 2017-2018 tremendously. The US convenience store market is expected to increase due to growth in US GDP Per-capita, increasing urban population, etc. Yet the market faces some challenges such as, environmental regulations, legislative regulations, etc.


1. Executive Summary
2. Introduction
2.1 Convenience Store: An Overview
2.1.1 Formats of Convenience Store
Table 1: Formats of Convenience Store
2.1.2 Convenience Store by Segments
Table 2: Convenience Store by Segments
2.1.3 Features of Convenience Store
Table 3: Features of Convenience Store
2.1.4 Downside of Convenience Store
Table 4: Downside of Convenience Store
3. The US Market Analysis
3.1 The US Sales Market: An Analysis
3.1.1 The US Sales Market by Type of Retail
Table 5: The US Sales Share by Type of Retailers; 2016 (Percentage, %)
3.2 The US Convenience Store Market: An Analysis
3.2.1 The US Convenience Store Market by Value
Table 6: The US Convenience Store Market by Value; 2010-2016 (US$ Billion)
Table 7: The US Convenience Store Market by Value; 2017-2018 (US$ Billion)
3.2.2 The US Convenience Store Market Value by Segments
Table 8: The US Convenience Store Market Value by Segments; 2016 (Percentage, %)
3.2.3 The US Convenience Store Market by In-Store Sales
Table 9: The US Convenience Store Market by In-Store Sales; 2010-2016 (US$ Billion)
Table 10: The US Convenience Store Market by In-Store Sales; 2017-2018 (US$ Billion)
3.2.4 The US Convenience Store Market In-Store Sales by Segments
Table 11: The US Convenience Store In-Store Sales by Segments; 2016 (Percentage, %)
3.2.5 The US Convenience Store Market by Motor Fuel Sales
Table 12: The US Convenience Store Market by Motor Fuel Sales; 2010-2016 (US$ Billion)
Table 13: The US Convenience Store Market by Motor Fuel Sales; 2017-2018 (US$ Billion)
3.2.6 The US Convenience Store Market by Volume
Table 14:The US Convenience Store Market by Volume; 2010-2016 (Thousand Stores)
Table 15: The US Convenience Store Market by Volume; 2017-2018 (Thousand Stores)
3.2.7 The US Convenience Stores Market Volume by Segments
Table 16: The US Convenience Stores Market Volume by Segments; 2016 (Percentage, %)
3.2.8 The US Convenience Store Market by Number of Stores Not Selling Motor Fuel
Table 17: The US Convenience Store Market by Number of Stores Not Selling Motor Fuel; 2010-2016 (Thousand Stores)
Table 18: The US Convenience Store Market by Number of Stores Not Selling Motor Fuel; 2017-2018 (Thousand Stores)
3.2.9 The US Convenience Store Market by Number of Stores Selling Motor Fuel
Table 19: The US Convenience Store Market by Number of Stores Selling Motor Fuel; 2010-2016 (Thousand Stores)
Table 20: The US Convenience Store Market by Number of Stores Selling Motor Fuel; 2017-2018 (Thousand Stores)
3.2.10 The US Convenience Store Market by Ownership
Table 21: The US Convenience Stores Ownership by Number of Stores; 2016 (Percentage, %)
3.2.11 The US Convenience Store Market by Presence Across States
Table 22: The US Convenience Store Market by Presence Across States; 2016 (Percentage, %)
3.2.12 The US Top 10 Convenience Store Market by Share
Table 23: The US Top 10 Convenience Store Market by Share; 2013-2017
4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Growth Drivers
4.1.1 Increasing US GDP Per Capita
Table 24: US GDP Per Capita; 2010-2015 (US$)
4.1.2 Increasing US Millennial and Urban Population
Table 25: The US Millennial Population; 2015-2050 (Million)
Table 26: The US Urban Population; 2009-2016 (Million)
4.1.3 The US Households and Persons per Household
Table 27: The US Households and Persons per Household; 2010-2016
4.1.4 Declining US Unemployment Rate
Table 28: US Unemployment Rate; 2009-2014 (Percentage, %)
4.1.5 Increasing US Beverage Cans Market by Volume
Table 29: US Beverage Cans Market by Volume; 2013-2022 (Billion Cans)
4.2 Challenges
4.2.1 Emergence of Electric Driven Vehicles
Table 30: Emergence of Electric Driven Vehicles; 2015-2030 (Thousand Vehicles)
4.2.2 The US Gasoline Retail Prices and Consumption
Table 31: The US Gasoline Retail Prices and Consumption; 2013-2018
4.2.3 The US Cigarette Market by Volume
Table 32: The US Cigarette Market by Volume; 2010-2016
4.2.4 Barriers to Entry in the Gasoline Station Business
4.2.5 Change in Environmental Regulations
4.2.6 Legislative Issues
4.3 Market Trends
4.3.1 The US Convenience Stores and Competitor Retail Stores
Table 33: The US Convenience Stores and Competitor Retail Stores; 2016 (Thousand Stores)
4.3.2 The US Top 10 States by Number of Persons per Convenience Stores
Table 34: The US Top 10 States by Number of Persons per Convenience Stores; 2016 (Persons Per Store)
4.3.3 Convenience Store Densities in Asian Nations and in the US
Table 35: Convenience Store Densities in Asian Nations and in the US; 2016 (Persons per Store)
4.3.4 The US Retail Spend by Channel
Table 36: The US Retail Spend by Channel; 2001-2021 (Percentage, %)
4.3.5 Channel Consideration on the Basis of Need
Table 37: Channel Consideration On the Basis of Need; 2015 (Percentage, %)
4.3.6 Increasing Retail E-commerce Sales in the US
Table 38: Retail E-commerce Sales in the US; 2016-2021 (US$ Billion)
4.3.7 Emergence of Tech-Savvy Convenience Store
5. Competitive Landscape
5.1 The US Convenience Store Market Top 20 Players by Annual Sales
Table 39: The US Convenience Store Market Top 20 Players by Annual Sales; 2017 (US$ Billion)
5.2 The US Convenience Store Market Top 20 Players by Store Count
Table 40: The US Convenience Store Market Top 20 Players by Store Count; 2017
6. Company Profile
6.1 Seven & i Holdings Co. Ltd.
6.1.1 Business Overview
6.1.2 Financial Overview
Table 41: Seven & i Net Sales; 2013-2017 (US$ Billion)
Table 42: Seven & i Operation Revenue by Segments; 2017 (Percentage, %)
6.1.3 Business Strategy
6.2 Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.
6.2.1 Business Overview
6.2.2 Financial Overview
Table 43: Couche-Tard Revenue; 2013-2017 (US$ Billion)
Table 44: Couche-Tard Revenue by Segments; 2017 (Percentage, %)
Table 45: CST Brands Revenue; 2012-2016 (US$ Billion)
6.2.3 Business Strategy
6.3 Casey's General Stores, Inc.
6.3.1 Business Overview
6.3.2 Financial Overview
Table 46: Casey’s Revenue; 2012-2016 (US$ Billion)
Table 47: Casey’s Revenue by Segments; 2016 (Percentage, %)
6.3.3 Business Strategy
6.4 Sunoco LP
6.4.1 Business Overview
6.4.2 Financial Overview
Table 48: Sunoco Revenue; 2012-2016 (US$ Billion)
Table 49: Sunoco Revenue by Segments; 2016 (Percentage, %)
6.4.3 Business Strategy

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