As of Jul 31, 2018, the company operated 2,085 Casey’s General Stores in 16 Midwestern states, primarily Iowa, Missouri and Illinois.
In fiscal 2018, the company completed 85 new-store constructions, acquired 26 stores and closed 16 stores. The company opened 12 net stores during the first quarter of fiscal 2019. By the end of fiscal 2019, the company aims to have to built 60 stores and to have acquired more than 20 stores.
As of Apr 30, 2018, the company owned the land at 2,053 locations and the buildings at 2,057 locations, and leased the land at 21 locations and the buildings at 16 locations. The most recent store design measures 42 feet by 110 feet with approximately 2,200 square feet devoted to sales area, 550 square feet to kitchen space, 425 square feet to storage, and 2 large public restrooms. The recent store design for smaller communities measures 39 feet by 86 feet with approximately 1,500 square feet devoted to sales area, and the remaining areas similar in size. Store lots have sufficient frontage and depth to permit adequate drive-in parking facilities on one or more sides of each store, and typically include 4 to 10 islands of gasoline dispensers and storage tanks.
|Total gross square feet (M)||6,477||6,421||5,991||5,779||5,558||5,277|
|Total gross square feet growth||8.1%||7.3%||3.7%||3.3%||5.3%||4.7%|
|Avg store gross sq ft||3,100||3,100||3,000||3,000||3,000||3,000|
|Avg store gross sq ft growth||2.7%||2.4%||1.2%||0.8%||1.4%||1.3%|