Applegreen plc operates motorway service areas, trunk road service areas, and petrol filling stations. It operates in three segments: Retail Ireland, Retail UK, and Retail USA. The company operates as a roadside convenience food and beverage retailer that sells fuel, food, and other groceries under its Bakewell and Applegreen brands, as well as other partnered international brands, such as Burger King, Starbucks, KFC, Subway, Waitrose, WH Smith, Costa Coffee, Chopstix, 7-Eleven, Pizza Express, Harry Ramsden, and Greggs. It also operates hotels under the Ramada and Days Inn brands; and operates gaming machines. As of December 31, 2019, the company operated 556 forecourt sites, including 202 sites in the Republic of Ireland, 163 sites in the United Kingdom, and 191 sites in the United States, as well as 30 hotels. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.