The 7‑Eleven Story

7‑Eleven is the world’s largest convenience store because our mission, vision and focus are all about serving the customer and have been since our founding in 1927.

“Give the customers what they want, when and where they want it.”

Joe C. Thompson Jr., 7‑Eleven Founder

Our International Vision & Mission


To Be the World’s Most Convenient Sustainable Retailer

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Provide Convenient, High-Quality Products and Services to Our Customers When, Where and How They Want

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A Growing Global Brand


Net New Stores Opened in 2020

Every 4 Hours

A New Store Opens


New Stores Open Daily

Serving Customers
Around the World

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Serving over 65M Customers Daily

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Serving 3x the World’s Population Every Year

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