Seven & i Holdings news

30 August 2013
7-Eleven has established a new unit, 7-Ventures, to identify up and coming companies to invest in which are relevant for its retail proposition. Opportunity to identify new ideas to drive differentiation Launched in June, 7-Ventures has invested in two companies to date, an undisclosed coffee company, and Belly, a customer loyalty and marketing platform. Through making these investments, ...
29 August 2013
At IGD, we are keeping an eye on the online grocery channel around the world. Here, we take a closer look at the US market, including latest developments and innovative new retailers to watch. Online grocery is becoming a major priority for US retailers Although it is niche today, technology is empowering shoppers to transact anytime, anywhere, and a growing number of start-ups and tradit...
08 August 2013
Despite cautious shopper spending in Thailand, the operating company of 7-Eleven and Siam Makro in Thailand reported consolidated total revenue growth of 15.3% and net profit growth of 8.9% in the first half of the year. Double digit revenue growth; profits reflecting cost of Makro acquisition Consolidated total revenue reached THB 106.5bn - double digit growth was driven by a combination...
05 July 2013
Seven & I Holdings has posted a 9.5% rise in first-quarter profits helped by improved consumer spending in Japan. Continued growth in convenience Both Seven-Eleven Japan and 7-Eleven Inc. continue to deliver strong growth with operating income up 2.7% on last year, the fastest growing segment in the Group . Existing convenience store sales in Japan were up 0.9% in Q1 as a result of s...
27 June 2013
Three stories from Asia highlight the continued expansion of the convenience store in the region, with different retailers announcing plans for growth in China, Indonesia and Malaysia. 7-Eleven to grow presence in China As part of the joint venture between Mitsui & Co, Southern Hope Industrial and Seven-Eleven Investment, 7-Eleven has announced that it will open 300 stores in Chongqing, sou...
17 June 2013
In Malaysia, 7-Eleven will extend its store numbers through partnership with fuel service station operator Caltex. In the Philippines, 7-Eleven targets 1,000 stores by the end of 2013 to maintain market leadership. 7-Eleven Malaysia partners with Caltex 7-Eleven Malaysia has formed a partnership with Chevron Malaysia Ltd, operator of Caltex service stations, to establish 7-Eleven  stores o...
03 June 2013
The latest news from Japanese retail giant Seven & I including overseas expansion and online operations. Disaster management in Japan Japan News reports Seven & I is constructing a facility to store fuel in order to support goods distribution in the event of a disaster. Construction of the facility is already underway, to be completed by the end of this year. It is expected to cost ar...
21 March 2013
With the changing dynamics of an increasingly competitive and unique grocery market, Australian retailers continue to drive strong growth, relative to their counterparts in other developed nations. However, despite a highly concentrated network of supermarkets, there remains much headroom to sweat more from existing bricks and mortar assets across all channels. International retailers creati...
28 February 2013
Following the addition of nearly 5,000 new stores in 2012, 7-Eleven's global network is set to reach 50,000 stores by the end of the first quarter. A leading global convenience network The overseas convenience operations of Japan's Seven & I Holdings are managed by subsidiary 7-Eleven Inc., based in Texas, US. A network of licensed, franchised and self-operated stores covers sixteen mar...
31 January 2013
CP All, operator of 7-11 in Thailand, will apply for a license to open stores in China, ahead of market entry in Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. Whilst helping Seven & I maintain its dominant position in the convenience format, the move will intensify competition in key Asian markets and present new opportunities for suppliers.  Asia's position in Seven & I's global strategy In line wit...