Veterans Franchising

Congratulations, Jean Cetoute, U.S. Marine Corps veteran and OPERATION: TAKE COMMAND winner.

Out of 11,000 entries – more than double from last year – we have a winner! Jean Cetoute of Richlands, North Carolina, is our 2016 OPERATION: TAKE COMMAND winner of a 7‑Eleven Franchise. According to Jean, it’s a career move that complements his years in the U.S. Marine Corps. “After 20 years of military service, I still have the desire to serve,” he said. “Now with OPERATION: TAKE COMMAND, I have the opportunity to serve – again. I look forward to taking command!”

And we look forward to the impact your service will have on the community. Welcome to the 7‑Eleven family, Jean Cetoute!

Veterans Franchising

“A 7‑Eleven franchise is a natural fit for veterans. As Franchisees, they add solid leadership skills and strong discipline to the creativity, energy and spirit of entrepreneurship. They are good at dealing with people and with day-to-day challenges.”

Joe DePinto | 7‑Eleven President and CEO, Army veteran

Why veterans want us

Serving in the military teaches the importance of structure to any successful mission. 7‑Eleven franchising takes a similar approach, which is why it fits well with the career goals of most military veterans.

Our program, our business model, even our training is structured, focused and extremely success oriented. Military vets feel right at home with 7‑Eleven. And in return, we couldn’t be prouder of veteran Franchisees.

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Why we want veterans

If you’re a U.S. military veteran, consider yourself vetted! 7‑Eleven knows you have the skills, focus and dedication to lead a successful business. That’s why we offer special military incentives and programs to make franchising easier than ever. To all our qualified vets interested in business ownership, we offer:

  • Up to 20% off the initial franchise fee*
    (savings up to a maximum of $50,000)
  • Up to 65% financing through 7‑Eleven
  • Special financing

If you like the idea of using your skills to grow your very own 7‑Eleven franchise, let’s talk. Joining our ranks could be one smart business maneuver!

*For qualified applicants only. Applicable to the first store you franchise.

Ready to get started?

If you’ve got what it takes to franchise with 7‑Eleven, go ahead and take the first step.

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Take a few minutes to watch. It could change your future!

Joe DePinto

Take a minute to hear our President and CEO Joe DePinto talk about why U.S. Military veterans are a great fit for franchise ownership.

Veterans are a huge asset to 7‑Eleven’s corporate workforce. Take a look at positions available in our corporate offices.

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