Apr 7, 2017
If you have been considering opening a franchise, and have decided that a 7-Eleven is the business that you’d prefer to own, you might be more than a bit nervous and concerned about the steps that are necessary to make this happen. Put your mind at ease and know that we will be with you every step of the way, from pairing you with one of our fantastic Franchise Sales Reps to helping you throw your grand-opening. Let us show you just how simple it can be.
Reviewing basic qualifications is the first step for those who are looking forward to franchising with 7-Eleven. During this step, basic information such as your citizenship, credit rating and criminal history will be reviewed. In addition, we also look to partner with people who have owned businesses in the past, have served in the U.S. military, and have also had experience in the retail or management sector.
After making sure that you have all of the qualifications required, you can access our convenient application form online. This only takes about 10 minutes to fill out and will be reviewed by a representative who should get back to you quickly. The next step is meet with one of our Franchise Sales Reps to discuss your potential new business. You will then be asked to complete a few extra evaluations that will help quantify how much business skill you have. When you meet again with your Sales Rep, you will be able to discuss the results of these tests.
Your next big decision will be about location, location, location! Your Franchise Sales representative will ask about your most-desired locations, and then will show you what stores are available in that area. When all of these details are taken care of, 7-Eleven will present you with a franchise agreement offer. Once that document is signed, you are officially a business owner.
A final meeting with our 7-Eleven franchise management team is the final step in the paperwork and planning process
While you might think that you will simply walk into your new location and take over management, there is a bit of training that we will help you with first. This 3-day class is held in our Dallas, Texas location and will truly make you a part of the 7-Eleven team.
Once you are back to your desired location, you will be provided with 6-8 weeks of additional computer-based training. Because this training happens at one of our 7-Eleven locations, you will do computer learning and hands-on learning to make sure you understand the ins and outs of ownership.
When you are officially ready to take over the reins of your new location, you will know that you have truly selected the right franchise to own as you begin to build relationships with your chosen community. Stop wondering about how to open a franchise today. Instead, make the dream of owning your own business a reality today by starting on this simple road to owning a 7-Eleven Franchise.
Click one of the links below to view our franchising video, or to register for a webinar or seminar. Our webinars are free and available throughout the week, and we probably have an upcoming seminar in your area: