International Licensing

7‑Eleven Around the World

7‑Eleven, Inc., its parent company, Seven-Eleven Japan; master franchisees, licensees and affiliates operate more than 46,000 7‑Eleven and other convenience stores in countries including Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, South Korea, China, Malaysia, Mexico, Canada, Singapore, Australia, Philippines, Indonesia, Norway, Sweden and Denmark.

7‑Eleven has been the leader in franchising and licensing in the convenience store industry for 50 years. The company entered franchising in 1964, signed its first United States area licensing agreement in 1968 and signed the first international licensing agreement with Mexico in 1971. The following details 7‑Eleven's licensing operations as of January 1, 2014.

International Licensees

Territory First Store Opened Number of Locations More Information
Canada + 1969 491 About 7‑Eleven Canada
Mexico 1971 1,780 Website*
Japan 1974 17,009 Website*
Australia 1977 598 Website*
Sweden 1978 193 Website*
Taiwan 1980 5,025 Website*
Hong Kong/ Macau 1981/2005 958 Website*
Singapore 1983 499 Website*
Philippines 1984 1,169 Website*
Malaysia 1984 1,677 Website*
Norway 1986 156 Website*
South Korea 1989 7,128 Website*
Thailand 1989 7,965 Website*
Guangdong (China) 1992 661  
Denmark 1993 191 Website*
Beijing/Tianjin 2004/2013 218 Website*
Indonesia 2009 173 Website*
Chengdu (China) 2011 72  
Shanghai 2011 77 Website*
Qingdao (China) 2012 25  
Chongqing (China) 2013 6  

+ A Wholly Owned Subsidiary Of 7‑Eleven, Inc.

Internationally, the following territories offer individual franchise opportunities: Australia, China (Beijing, Guangdong Province), Denmark, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Norway, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan and Thailand.

*ATTENTION: Links are intended to navigate you to the website of a 7‑Eleven Area Licensee. All 7‑Eleven Area Licensees are independent licensees who own and operate or franchise 7‑Eleven convenience stores, and 7‑Eleven has limited control over the content or privacy policies of any of the Area Licensee sites that you may link to from this site, or their advertisers. The terms and conditions, and privacy policies, of those websites (if any) may differ substantially from those on the official 7‑Eleven website. If you visit an Area Licensee’s linked site, please be aware that the Area Licensee or third party operating any such site may have access to any information you submit via that site. 7‑Eleven is not responsible in any way if an Area Licensee or a third party does not establish or abide by its own privacy policy. We suggest always checking the privacy policy in each site that you visit before submitting any personal information to that site. Links to third-party sites do not imply that 7‑Eleven has reviewed or endorsed those sites or the content of those sites.