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Convenience Stores

SIC 5411 | NAICS 445120


The following guide to industry information, research, and analysis provides sources for industry trends and statistics, financial ratios, salary surveys, and more.


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  • Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts
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  • Compensation and Salary Surveys
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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

IBISWorld
IBISWorld
Convenience Stores  (view report)
Gas Stations with C-Stores  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Topics addressed in the reports include:

  • Market size, product segments, and major markets
  • Key statistics, market trends, and external drivers
  • Operating conditions and current performance
  • Competitive landscape and environment
  • Major company profiles and market shares
  • Five-year outlook and revenue forecast

Winsight, LLC
CSP Magazine
https://www.cspnet.com/

Monthly trade publication features news and information for c-store operators, with special features including the mid-May NACS State of the Industry issue which includes category analysis of all key c-store product segments and the November/December CSP Annual Outlook Survey issue which gauges what c-store operators saw over the past year and what they anticipate for the year ahead.


Stagnito Business Information
CSNews
https://www.csnews.com

Monthly magazine features news and information for c-store retailers, with special reports available including the annual "CSNews Industry Report" (Jan.) and "CSNews Forecast Study" (June) which analyze store sales, profits, product category, and operational results for the most recent year and provide forecasts for sales, profits, and the growth of key c-store product categories in year ahead.


NACS
Information resources available from this trade association include:

NACS Magazine
https://www.nacsmagazine.com/
Monthly trade journal features news and information for convenience store operators, with special features including the June "NACS SOI Summit Coverage" issue that provides highlights from the annual NACS State of the Industry Report and the "Category Close-up" section in each issue that provides insights from this report on top in-store categories such as cigarettes, beer, and snacks.

Fact Sheets / What Is a Convenience Store?
https://www.convenience.org/fact-sheets / what-is-a-c-store
Introductory sections provide an overview of the business and its products and services, with topics covered in these sections including scope of the industry, critical business issues, motor fuels and market conditions that affect fuel prices, top store merchandise categories, and descriptions of the most common store formats (e.g., kiosk, mini, limited selection, traditional, expanded, and hyper).

State Of The Industry Report
https://www.convenience.org/
Annual report provides a comprehensive analysis of industry-level, store-level, and product category data and trends which allows c-store operators to benchmark their company's performance in terms of financial results, store operations, motor fuel sales, foodservice, and product merchandising, with the accompanying fact book providing detailed statistical trend data on a multi-year historical basis.


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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

BizMiner
Industry Financial Ratios
Convenience Stores
https://www.bizminer.com  Search for "445120"

Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level including:

  • Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

NACS
State Of The Industry Report
https://www.convenience.org/

Annual report provides a comprehensive analysis of industry-level, store-level, and product category data and trends which allows c-store operators to benchmark their company's performance in terms of financial results, store operations, motor fuel sales, foodservice, and product merchandising, with the accompanying fact book providing detailed statistical trend data on a multi-year historical basis.


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Compensation and Salary Surveys

NACS
Compensation Report
https://www.convenience.org/

Annual compensation survey provides base salary and other compensation data for eleven executive positions, seven operations positions, and eight store-level positions by geographic region, firm size, and location (e.g., urban, suburban, and rural), and also includes information on projected salary and benefits increases and employer contributions to medical and dental coverage and retirement plans.


PayScale, Inc.
Convenience Store
https://www.payscale.com/

Free online service provides median salary and hourly wage data for job positions in this retail sector such as district manager, operations manager, store manager, assistant manager, sales associate, and cashier, with employers for which salary or hourly wage data is provided including 7-Eleven, Inc., Circle K Stores, Inc., Casey's General Stores, Inc., RaceTrac Petroleum, Inc., and Speedway, LLC.


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Business Valuation Resources

Appraisal Institute
Convenience Stores and Retail Fuel Properties: Essential Appraisal Issues
Robert E. Bainbridge MAI, SRA, Appraisal Institute, 2012
https://www.appraisalinstitute.org/

Comprehensive publication addresses the various factors that influence the value of a c-store, with topics covered in this guide including trade area and site analysis, store building trends and design elements, equipment types and values, fuel and food service operations, other sources of revenue, applying the cost, sales, and income approaches to c-stores, and valuing stores that fail to perform.


Business Valuation Resources, LLC
DealStats® - Private and Public Company Transaction Data
https://www.bvresources.com/

Interactive database provides detailed transaction data for over 38,000 private and public companies sold for prices ranging from under $250,000 to over $500,000,000, with valuation measures provided including market value of invested capital as a multiple of revenue, gross profit, EBIT, EBITDA, SDE, and book value of invested capital. User guide, free webinar, and sample reports are available online.


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