Renowned for super fast service, recognised as the original convenience store and home to the well known Slurpee, 7-Eleven is the largest operator of convenience stores in the world.
7-Eleven focuses on meeting the needs of convenience oriented customers by providing a broad selection of fresh, high quality products and services at everyday fair prices, speedy transactions and a clean, safe and friendly shopping environment.
7-Eleven was founded in Dallas, Texas in 1927. It is the largest operator and franchisor of convenience stores in the world with annual sales of about US $62.7 billion.
Global Store Numbers
7-Eleven operates more than 40,000 stores in 16 countries across the globe making it the world’s largest retailer based on the number of stores. You’ll find 7-Eleven stores in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Japan, South Korea, China (Hong Kong, Beijing & Shanghai), the Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Australia. And 7-Eleven continues to grow, with a store opening somewhere in the world every 3 ½ hours.
7-Eleven is famous globally for a great range of brands that are exclusively available at 7-Eleven, including Slurpee®, Café Select fresh brewed coffee, Big Gulp® fountain soft drinks and Big Bite® grill items. 7-Eleven’s food service offerings bring consumers a proprietary line of prepared-fresh-daily and daily delivered deli sandwiches, wraps, breakfast sandwiches and a wide assortment fruits, salads and baked goods.
7-Eleven Stores Pty. Ltd. is an Australian company privately owned by the Withers/Barlow family. The company develops and franchises 7-Eleven stores in Australia under license from 7-Eleven Inc. of Dallas, Texas. The first 7-Eleven store opened in Australia in August 1977, meaning the 7-Eleven brand has been known and loved in the Australian market for 33 years.
With Annual sales in excess of AUS $1.4bn, 7-Eleven is the market leader in convenience retailing in Australia.
As at June 2011, 7-Eleven operates 480 stores throughout Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. Approximately half of these stores sell fuel in addition to the traditional convenience merchandise offer.
7-Eleven’s proprietary products are exclusive to 7-Eleven stores, giving customers even more great reasons to visit! Slurpee® is one of 7-Eleven’s best selling items, with more than 11 million cups of Slurpee sold each year. munch, 7-Eleven’s fresh and convenient food on the go range offers customers a great range of fresh products including sandwiches, salads, pies and fresh bakery items to satisfy their appetite at any time of day.
7-Eleven Australia prides itself on being a successful franchise model with highly satisfied franchisees. In fact, 7-Eleven have been voted ‘Franchisor of the Year” by the Franchise Council of Australia in two consecutive years.