Retailer News / News

7-Eleven Looking For 50,000 Stores

February 27, 2013

Convenience store retailer 7-Eleven announced that it opened close to 5,000 stores worldwide in 2012, pushing the chain’s total to 49,500. It expects to open its 50,000thstore by the end of the first quarter.

“We expect accelerated growth in North America to continue, and we also see many more opportunities for international expansion,” 7-Eleven CEO Joe DePinto said in a news release.

The retailer added nearly 1,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada to push its North American total to more than 10,000 stores at the end of 2012. The company’s U.S. growth strategy is “to build market concentration in metropolitan areas in order to increase efficiencies and leverage the company’s scale and daily-delivery infrastructure,” it said in the release.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Private Label Buyer.

Recent Articles by Chris Freeman

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

November 2014 New Food Products

This month's new food products are Flours, crepes, lollipops, several candy items, pancakes, dip, fish, raisins, pizza, almond milk, peanut butter, and a breakfast bowl.

Podcasts

Coming with a clear, comprehensive plan was the key to success for Longo Brothers Fruit Markets when the grocer decided to roll out a two-tier private label strategy, Jenny Longo and Robert Koss tell PLBuyer editor Chris Freeman in this podcast.

More Podcasts

Private Label Buyer Magazine

PLB November 2014 cover

November 2014

The November 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer - its last issue - includes articles about the retailer as manufacturer and OTC/healthcare items, as well as category insights on pizza and household goods. Check it out today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Private Label Segments

Which segment of private label will see the biggest growth over the next year?
View Results Poll Archive

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40px twitter_40px  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40pxgoogle+ icon 40px

PLB Marketplace