7-Eleven is a global chain of convenience stores with over 60,000 locations worldwide. It is the world's largest operator, franchisor, and licensor of convenience stores.
The company was founded in 1927 in Dallas, Texas, as an ice company and began operating as a convenience store in 1946.
7-Eleven operates in 17 countries worldwide, including the United States, Canada, Japan, and Australia.
7-Eleven is known for its wide variety of snacks, drinks, and other convenience items.
7-Eleven stores offer a variety of services, such as ATMs, lottery tickets, and money transfers.
The company has a rewards program called "7Rewards," where customers can earn points for purchases that can be redeemed for discounts and free items.
7-Eleven has also started to offer more fresh food options, such as salads, sandwiches, and sushi, in some of their stores.
The company also provides online ordering, delivery, and curbside pickup options.
7-Eleven has a strong emphasis on technology, such as the use of self-checkout kiosks and mobile ordering.
In 2020, 7-Eleven launched an e-commerce platform, 7NOW, which allows customers to place orders for delivery or pickup.
7-Eleven has a strong presence in Asia, with more than 20,000 stores in Japan alone, making it the largest convenience store chain in the country.