Seven & i Holdings news

17 November 2020
The largest convenience chain in the world, 7-Eleven, is set to enter Israel. An initial target of 250 stores Local media, including Israel News, reports that apparel retailer Fox and electronics and appliance retailer Electra have received franchise rights to operate 7-Eleven stores in Israel. They will sign a memorandum of understanding to operate 7-Eleven as 50-50 joint venture partners....
10 November 2020
Monthly data updates from the three largest convenience chains in the world, 7-Eleven, FamilyMart and Lawson, focusing on sales, customer footfall and average customer spend in Japan.  FamilyMart post positive monthly all store sales, but only due to new stores For October, FamilyMart posted positive monthly all store sales for the first time this fiscal year. However, this was due to the r...
23 October 2020
7-Eleven Inc. is expanding on-demand delivery to more than 90% of its stores in the U.S. 7-Eleven available on nine different platforms  Customers can get products delivered directly from 7-Eleven via nine different platforms: 7-Eleven’s 7NOW delivery app Postmates DoorDash Google Favor (Texas-only) Amazon Uber Eats GrubHub Instacart Users of these platfor...
16 October 2020
7-Eleven and Marks & Spencer have partnered Deliveroo to offer customers on-demand grocery delivery in Hong Kong. Over 1,000 grocery products added to Deliveroo Shoppers in Hong Kong will shortly have access to 1,000 (c.200 from 7-Eleven and c.800 M&S) additional grocery products on Deliveroo. The service provider has over 7,000 riders in Hong Kong and can deliver items in as fast as 30 min...
14 October 2020
Japan's four largest retailers, Seven & i Holdings, Aeon, FamilyMart and Lawson, have posted their H1 results for the six months from March 1 to August 31, 2020. Summary and our view The big four’s H1 results continue to show the negative impact of COVID-19 has had on convenience retailing in Japan. Average spending per customer at convenience stores has increased, but this has not been eno...
28 September 2020
In response to more consumers staying at home, retailers in Japan are investing more in their online grocery offer. Convenience stores expanding into delivery In May 2020, Lawson expanded the scope of stores offering the Uber Eats food delivery service to include some stores in 10 prefectures across Japan. Lawson started offering the delivery service in August 2019, initially within Tokyo. ...
28 September 2020
7-Eleven in Taiwan has partnered with a restaurant and a hotel to offer freshly cooked meals at one of its stores. Advance ordering meal service 7-Eleven has launched a meal service at its Dongxing Road store in Taipei. Customers can order boxed meals prepared by Regent Taipei chefs and restaurant Su/food. Orders can be picked up from the 7-Eleven store on the same or following day. The ...
04 September 2020
Japan’s anti-monopoly regulators are encouraging convenience store chains to provide franchises the option to reduce store trading hours. 24 hours trading a hot topic In a report by the Fair Trade Commission, it said, "We indicated that it could be a problem under the anti-monopoly laws. We requested immediate improvements and asked that improvements be reported to us." The commission war...
02 September 2020
The first 7-Eleven convenience store in Laos will open in Vientiane in 2022. 30 years master franchise agreement CP group has invested in feed, poultry and food business in Laos for about a decade. With a young population, Laos offers a good opportunity for retail business which can also support the sale of CP food products. Joe DePinto, CEO and President of 7-Eleven, said,  "with its remar...
05 August 2020
Seven & i Holdings, parent of 7-Eleven Inc, has agreed to purchase Speedway petrol stations from Marathon Petroleum Corp. in the US in a deal worth $21bn. Taking the estate to 14,000 In February 2020, Seven & i Holdings, began talks to acquire Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s Speedway gas stations for about US$22bn. In March, it was announced that the deal was scrapped because the expected asking...