Casey's General Stores Inc was incorporated in Iowa in 1967. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates convenience stores under the Caseys General Store name in 14 Midwestern states, Iowa, Missouri, and Illinois. The Company also operates one stand-alone pizza delivery and carry-out store. The stores carry a broad selection of food (including freshly prepared foods such as pizza, donuts, and sandwiches), beverages, tobacco products, health and beauty aids, automotive products, and other nonfood items. It operates a central warehouse, Casey's Distribution Center, adjacent to its corporate headquarters in Ankeny, Iowa, through which it supplies grocery and general merchandise items to its stores. It operates 1,808 stores in 14 states. It competes with other convenience store chains, gasoline stations, supermarkets, drug stores, discount stores, club stores, mass merchants, and fast-food outlets (with respect to the sale of prepared foods).