Circle K is part of Alimentation Couche-Tard, our Canadian parent company and leader in the convenience store industry. In the United States, Circle K is the largest independent convenience store operator in terms of number of company-operated stores. Circle K’s success in the convenience retailing industry spans more than 60 years. As of January 31, 2016, the Circle K/Couche-Tard's network comprised of 7,979 convenience stores throughout North America, including 6,560 stores with road transportation fuel dispensing. Its North-American network consists of 15 business units, including 11 in the United States covering 41 states and 4 in Canada covering all ten provinces. More than 80,000 people are employed throughout its network and at the service offices in North America. Our vision is being the world’s preferred destination for convenience and fuel.