Leading North American Convenience Stores, Neighborhood Stores and Gas Stations – Company Benchmarking Analysis Report
- Language: English
- 71 Pages
- Published: January 2012
- Region: North America, United States
The US convenience stores (c-stores) industry is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing sectors that present lucrative investment opportunities for new players. Despite economic slowdown and financial crisis, the country has showed a splendid performance during the past few years and the number of convenience stores is continuously rising. C-stores have been greatly benefited from the growth of overall retail industry and continuous surge in oil prices. Besides, increasing consumer appetite for convenient shopping and soaring sales of low priced non-traditional products have had positive impact on the US c-stores industry.
According to the latest research report “U.S. Convenience Stores Market Outlook to 2013”, the country definitively has a huge future growth potential for the c-store industry. This is mainly due to the fact that, rise in retail sales and large consumer base have boosted the development of this sector and so, the overall sales of convenience store industry reached US$ 575.6 Billion in 2010. It is further anticipated to grow at a CAGR of around 11% during 2011-2014, to reach around US$ 856 Billion by 2014 end.
The total c-store sales include motor fuel sales and in-store sales. Motor fuel sales made up for 66.9% of the total convenience store sales during 2010. The industry is dominated by single store business, which accounts for majority of the total convenience stores. At the state level, Texas, California, Florida, and New York accounted for around 29% of the total convenience store count during the same period.
Further, this report reveals that the market will witness a dramatic change in the competitive landscape over the next few years. A large number of companies will foray into the lucrative US c-store with their diversified product portfolio. This will lead the incumbent players to invest heavily in establishing their stores across different states of the country.
“U.S. Convenience Stores Market Outlook to 2013” covers all the necessary aspects of the US convenience store industry. It analyses entire information in a concrete manner and builds textual analysis on the basis of a reliable data only. The report also facilitates comprehension of current trends prevailing in the industry and their impact on future growth. Further, the report presents analysis of the past and current industry scenarios, and provides a clear cut direction, in which, the industry is likely to proceed in coming years. The report measures industry structure and the competitive landscape along with the recent market developments. A brief overview of consumer behaviour in the country has also been presented. Future growth areas, evaluated in the research report, will help clients in aligning their business strategies as per the changing market dynamics in the region. SHOW LESS READ MORE >
1. Analyst View
2. Industry Overview
2.1 Definition of Convenience Store
2.2 Retail Sales
3. Market Drivers
3.1 Busy Lifestyle
3.2 Economic Environment
3.3 Socio-demographic Shifts
4. Industry Outlook to 2014
4.1 Convenience Stores
4.1.1 Top Ten States
4.2 Regional Analysis
4.2.1 Southern Region
4.2.2 Northeast Region
4.2.3 Midwest Region
4.2.4 Western Region
4.3 By Sales
4.3.1 Motor Fuel Sales
4.3.2 In-store Sales
4.4 Single and Chain Stores in Operation
4.5 Growth and Sales Analysis - By Company
5. Industry Trends
5.1 Private Label Products
5.2 Reward Points to Boost Sales
5.4 Online Retailing
5.5 Frozen Beverages Market
5.6 Digital Signage
6. Key Players
6.1 7-Eleven Inc.
6.3 The Kroger
6.4 Sunoco, Inc.
6.5 Ahold USA, Inc.
6.6 Exxon Mobil Corporation
6.7 Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.
List of Tables:
Table 2-1: Structure of Convenience Storefront by Size and Operation
Table 3-1: Population Aged 15-64 Years (%), 2009-2014
Table 4-1: Number of Convenience Stores in Southern Region (2007 & 2008)
Table 4-2: Convenience Store Saturation Figure for Southern Region (Average No. of Persons per Store), 2006 & 2007
Table 4-3: Number of Convenience Stores in Northeast Region (2007 & 2008)
Table 4-4: Convenience Store Saturation Figure for Northeast Region (Average No. of Persons per Store), 2006 & 2007
Table 4-5: Number of Convenience Stores in Midwest Region (2007 & 2008)
Table 4-6: Convenience Store Saturation Figure for Midwest Region (Average No. of Persons per Store), 2006 & 2007
Table 4-7: Number of Convenience Stores in Western Region (2007 & 2008)
Table 4-8: Convenience Store Saturation Figure for Western Region (Average No. of Persons per Store), 2006 & 2007
Table 4-9: Number of Single and Chain Convenience Stores (2004-2009)
Table 4-10: Top Ten Companies by Number of Convenience Stores
Table 6-1: 7-Eleven - Strengths and Weaknesses
Table 6-2: Wawa - Strengths and Weaknesses
Table 6-3: Kroger - Strengths and Weaknesses
Table 6-4: Sunoco, Inc. - Strengths and Weaknesses
Table 6-5: Ahold USA, Inc. - Strengths and Weaknesses
Table 6-6: Exxon Mobil Corporation - Strengths and Weaknesses
Table 6-7: Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. - Strengths and Weaknesses
List of Figures:
Figure 2-1: Retail Sales (Trillion US$), 2009-2014
Figure 3-1: Share of Convenience Stores in Retail Sales (2010)
Figure 3-2: Working Population (Million), 2009-2014
Figure 3-3: GDP per Head (‘000 US$), 2009-2014
Figure 4-1: Share of Convenience Stores in Comparison to Other Similar Channels (2010)
Figure 4-2: Number of Convenience Stores (2007-2010)
Figure 4-3: Share of Top Ten States by Convenience Store Count (2010)
Figure 4-4: Convenience Store Saturation Figure (Average No. of Persons per Store), 2007-2010
Figure 4-5: Convenience Store Sales (Billion US$), 2009-2014
Figure 4-6: Share of Motor Fuel and In-store Sales in Convenience Store Sales (2010)
Figure 4-7: Motor Fuel Sales in Convenience Stores (Billion US$), 2007-2010
Figure 4-8: Gasoline Sales by Product in Convenience Stores (%), 2009
Figure 4-9: Top Four States with Highest % of Convenience Stores Selling Motor Fuel (2010)
Figure 4-10: Top Five States with Lowest % of Convenience Stores Selling Motor Fuel (2010)
Figure 4-11: In-store Sales (Billion US$), 2009-2014
Figure 4-12: In-store Sales by Top Categories (%), 2010
Figure 4-13: Number of Employees in Convenience Stores (Million), 2007-2009
Figure 5-1: CCTV Market (Billion US$), 2009-2014
Figure 5-2: Forecast for Number of Internet Users (Million), 2011-2013
Figure 5-3: Online Retail Sales (Billion US$), 2009-2013
- 7-Eleven Inc.
- The Kroger
- Sunoco, Inc.
- Ahold USA, Inc.
- Exxon Mobil Corporation
- Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.