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of Western Convenience Stores Inc. earlier
in 2018. In addition to those 43 locations,
Pester Marketing acquired the eight-store
Kwik Stop chain based in Canon City,
Colo., and formed a five-store joint venture
with R.H. Smith Distributing Co. Inc. in
Washington State.

the umbrella of San Antonio-based Western Alta Holdings
LP. The convenience stores operate under the Alta Convenience banner.

Pester Marketing has gone through quite a
few iterations since it was founded by Jack
Pester in 1958. Today, the company is under

"First, it was opportunity; they were for sale. Secondly,
we had looked at the Kwik Stops for many years. It was a
family-owned business located in the middle of where we

Company, City, State

Two Farms Inc.
Baltimore
43 Thorntons Inc.
Louisville, Ky.
44 Meijer Inc.
Grand Rapids, Mich.
45 United Dairy Farmers
Cincinnati
47 Giant Eagle Inc.
Pittsburgh
50 QuickChek Inc.
Whitehouse Station, N.J.
52 Sinclair Oil Corp.
Salt Lake City
54 Hy-Vee Food Stores Inc.
West Des Moines, Iowa
55 Krauszer's Food Store
Edison, N.J.
51 Convenient Food Mart Inc.
Mentor, Ohio
31 CrossAmerica Partners LP
Allentown, Pa.
56 Blarney Castle Oil Co.
Bear Lake, Mich.
57 Go Mart Inc.
Gassaway, W. Va.
108 Enmarket Inc.
Savannah, Ga.
53 Kwik Stop Inc.
Plantation, Fla.
59 Martin & Bayley Inc.
Carmi, Ill.
49 Clark Brands LLC
Naperville, Ill.
58 Englefield Oil Co.
Heath, Ohio
62 Terrible Herbst Inc.
Las Vegas
60 7-Eleven Stores of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City
61 Plaid Pantries Inc.
Beaverton, Ore.
110 Pester Marketing Co.
Denver
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Annual ACV*
($000)

Opportunity was the main driver behind its recent
growth, Pester Marketing President and CEO Rich
Spresser told CSNews.

Total U.S.
CompanyFranchise/Licensee Primary
Store Count Operated Stores
Stores
Store Names

$408,720

193

193

0

Royal Farms

$708,760

192

192

0

Thorntons

$1,659,060

185

185

0

Meijer Gas Station

$605,280

169

169

0

United Dairy Farmers

$1,644,240

160

160

0

GetGo

$1,099,280

156

156

0

QuickChek

$348,764

145

0

145

$342,940

138

138

0

$266,760

133

0

133

Krauszer's Food Store

$247,260

132

59

73

Convenient Food Mart

$301,340

130

130

0

Freedom Valu Center, Jet Pep

$510,640

130

130

0

E Z Mart

$590,980

123

123

0

Go Mart

$557,960

122

122

0

E-Z Shop, Enmarket

$272,480

122

0

122

$679,120

121

121

0

$322,140

119

0

119

$487,240

119

119

0

Duchess Shoppe

$138,060

114

114

0

Terrible Herbst

$232,180

112

112

0

7-Eleven

$221,780

110

110

0

Plaid Pantry

$367,380

110

110

0

Alta Convenience, Kwik Stop, Smitty's

Sinclair
Hy-Vee Gas Station

Kwik Stop
Huck's
Clark


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