7-Eleven Stores Pty Ltd, Australia’s first choice in convenience, is a private company owned by the Withers and Barlow family. The company has a license to operate and franchise 7-Eleven stores in Australia from the US based 7-Eleven Inc.
The first Australian store was opened in August 1977. Today 7-Eleven Stores Pty Ltd. operates more than 615 stores in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, the Australian Capital Territory, and most recently, Western Australia.
Through its store network, 7-Eleven Stores Pty Ltd. conducts more than 185 million transactions a year, serving an average six customers per second, generating sales of approximately $3.6 billion.
Worldwide, 7-Eleven operates more than 55,000 stores in 16 countries, and is opening approximately six stores per day somewhere in the world.
A History of Convenience