7‑Eleven Around the World
7‑Eleven, Inc., its parent company, Seven-Eleven Japan; master franchisees, licensees and affiliates operate more than 48,300 7‑Eleven and other convenience stores in 17 countries outside the U.S., including Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, South Korea, China, Malaysia, Mexico, Canada, Singapore, Australia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Norway, Sweden and Denmark. 7‑Eleven has announced plans to open stores in the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam.
7‑Eleven has been the leader in franchising and licensing in the convenience store industry for 51 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 August 18, 2015.
|Territory||First Store Opened||Number of Locations||More Information|
|Canada +||1969||495||About 7‑Eleven Canada|
|Hong Kong/ Macau||1981/2005||977||Website*|
+ 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, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan and Thailand.