Fun Facts About "Convenience Store"

  1. The first chain convenience store in the United States was opened in Dallas, Texas in 1927
  2. Convenience stores sell an average of 11 million cups of coffee every day.
  3. There are almost 150,000 convenience stores in the United States, with the number growing every year.
  4. 80% of all the US gas sales come from convenience stores!
  5. The Icee was first developed as an accident in the late 1950's, and was later sold in convenience stores during the 60's.