7-Eleven® Franchise

  • 7-Eleven® Franchise

    7-Eleven® Franchise With 7-Eleven®, you can enjoy being part of one of the world's strongest brands. We're more than just a convenience store – we’re the world'..

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    7-Eleven® Franchise With 7-Eleven®, you can enjoy being part of one of the world's strongest brands. We're more than just a convenience store – we’re the world's largest convenience retailer. With approximately 7,750 stores in the U.S. and Canada and more than 44,700 stores worldwide, our brand is recognized and trusted around the globe. With a new 7-Eleven store opening somewhere in the world approximately every four and a half hours, our growth and opportunities are bright spots in the world of convenience retailing. We began franchising in the United States in 1964 – and today we are offering more opportunities than ever. See our store growth plans for the U.S. Why the 7-Eleven system? The 7-Eleven brand is a global icon—instantly recognized and understood internationally. We’re known to customers around the world for our products, quality, service, cleanliness and value. And we’re the benchmark for innovation, technology and profitability in the convenience store industry. Why now? Our company’s goal is to become a 100 percent franchise organization in the United States by 2013. Today, approximately 75 percent of the company’s U.S. stores are franchise operations run by independent business owners. Why is a 7-Eleven franchise a good opportunity for me? A 7-Eleven franchise gives you a chance to operate your own business, be your own boss and build something you can be proud of. We take an active role in supporting you and your business because we are successful when you are. Caught in a corporate downsize, layoff or simply tired of working for someone else? With a moderate investment, you can enjoy the longevity, stability and proven results of a global company and the satisfaction of serving customers right in your neighborhood. What are the key advantages to the 7-Eleven System? 7-Eleven provides a fully stocked, turnkey operation 7-Eleven obtains and bears the ongoing cost of the land, building and store equipment. When we build a new site, we may invest as much as $1 million to $2 million 7-Eleven and you share in the store’s gross profit 7-Eleven pays for the water, sewer, gas and electric utilities 7-Eleven pays for any building rent and real estate taxes 7-Eleven provides financing for all store-operating expenses 7-Eleven provides bookkeeping, bill paying and payroll services for store operations 7-Eleven provides a support structure and business consultant who meets with the Franchisee weekly to help maximize store performance Most franchisors either do not provide these services, or they require additional fees if these services are available. At 7-Eleven, these services are included. What is my initial investment? A one-time initial franchise fee based on the store’s gross profit . The range of this fee is from $50,000 to $350,000, however, the actual fees depend on the store you select If the store has gasoline, a one-time initial gasoline fee based on the store's gasoline gallons for the previous 12 months. These fees range from $10,000 to $40,000 A down payment on the store’s inventory, supplies, business licenses, permits, bonds Initial cash register funds What are the differences between a 7-Eleven system and other franchise systems? Answers to often-asked questions Most franchise systems require royalty payments based on a percentage of sales. With the 7-Eleven system, you pay royalties based upon the store’s gross profit, that is, net sales receipts less the wholesale cost of the merchandise you sell. Under this system, the financial return to you and to 7-Eleven is tied to the profitable sales rather than just sales. That’s why we are committed to your financial and marketing efforts and provide the support to help you manage and increase gross profit and to increase sales. Seminars and Events Located at one of our 30 regional offices throughout the nation, our free franchise information seminars are full of complete and straightforward information about business ownership with 7-Eleven. Conducted by the same personnel who service 7-Eleven stores every day, our seminars are professional and low pressure. Come curious and with lots of questions. Simply choose your state* from the menu below. We look forward to meeting you! www.franchise.7-eleven.com Have a question or a comment? Drop us a line and a franchise specialist will get back to you. Or call 1-800-782-0711 Monday thru Friday 8am-6pm CST.

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