As of Jan 31, 2018, the company operated 2,020 Casey’s General Stores in 15 Midwestern states, primarily Iowa, Missouri and Illinois.
In fiscal 2017, the company completed 48 new-store constructions, acquired 18 stores and closed 20 stores. During the first nine months of fiscal 2018, the company opened 32 new stores, acquired 17 stores and closed 8 stores. By the end of fiscal 2018, the company aims to have to built or acquired 80 to 120 stores, replaced 30 existing locations and completed 75 major remodels.
As of Apr 30, 2017, the company owned the land at 1,957 locations and the buildings at 1,915 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, 400 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)||6,176||5,991||5,779||5,558||5,277||5,040|
|Total gross square feet growth||5.2%||3.7%||3.3%||5.3%||4.7%||4.2%|
|Avg store gross sq ft||3,100||3,000||3,000||3,000||3,000||2,900|
|Avg store gross sq ft growth||1.8%||1.2%||0.8%||1.4%||1.3%||1.2%|