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operate. We've had an interest in them for
several years. They were a well-run company. When that opportunity came along,
that was something we had been looking at
for a long time," he explained.
The Western Convenience acquisition was
a bit different. The Colorado-based chain
filed for Chapter 11 in late 2015, exiting from
bankruptcy in September 2016. Pester
Marketing received word of what Spresser

2018 2017
Rank Rank

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66
67
68
69
69
71
71
73
73
73
73
77
77
79
80
81
81
83
84

Company, City, State

Mirabito Energy Products
Binghamton, N.Y.
64 Little General Stores Inc.
Beckley, W. Va.
65 Stinker Stations
Boise, Idaho
68 True North Energy
Brecksville, Ohio
66 Town Pump Inc.
Butte, Mont.
69 Panjwani Energy LLC
Houston
75 C.A.R. Enterprises Inc.
Upland, Calif.
72 M.M. Fowler Inc.
Durham, N.C.
86 Croton Holding Co.
Pittsburgh
n/a Empire Petroleum Partners LLC
Dallas
71 Express Mart Franchising Corp.
Syracuse, N.Y.
84 Sampson Bladen Oil Co. Inc.
Clinton. N.C.
94 BW Gas & Convenience LLC
Beverly, Mass.
67 Sam's Food Store
Rocky Hill, Conn.
74 Victory Marketing LLC
Ridgeland, Miss.
70 Tri Star Energy LLC
Nashville, Tenn.
73 Reid Stores Inc.
Lockport, N.Y.
76 Gulshan Enterprises
Sugar Land, Texas
79 Johnson Oil Co.
Rock Falls, Ill.
77 Toot N Totum Food Store Inc.
Amarillo, Texas
78 The Spinx Co. Inc.
Greenville, S.C.
83 Newcomb Oil Co.
Bardstown, Ky.
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termed "a little bit of a distressed sale" in October 2017 and
closed on the deal this January.
"The turnover was relatively quick. We were very familiar
with the company and familiar with their stores. They,
again, fit us regionally," he said. "The majority of the stores
are located in Colorado, and really located in towns and
areas where we already operate."
Pester Marketing continues to operate all eight Kwik Stop
locations, according to Spresser, who calls the stores

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

$246,480

108

108

0

Mirabito

$506,480

106

106

0

Little General

$313,924

106

106

0

Stinker Stores

$245,700

105

105

0

True North

$306,020

100

100

0

Town Pump

$192,920

90

90

0

Star Stop

$417,300

89

89

0

2 Go Mart, Rebel

$236,600

89

89

0

Family Fare

$336,440

88

88

0

Par Mar Stores

$544,960

88

88

0

Fast Market, Fiesta Mart, Quik Way Food Mart

$164,580

87

78

9

Express Mart

$147,160

87

87

0

Han-dee Hugo's

$240,760

87

87

0

Yesway

$168,220

87

87

0

$134,680

85

85

0

Chucky's Food Store, Hess/Aldin Associates,
Sam's Food Store
Sprint Mart

$273,780

85

85

0

Daily's, T Fuel, Tri Star Energy, Twice Daily

$124,800

84

84

0

Crosby's

$150,280

82

42

40

$162,760

81

81

0

Express Lane

$204,620

81

81

0

Toot N Totum

$256,100

80

80

0

Spinx Store

$257,140

79

79

0

Five Star Food Mart

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