Convenience store chain 7- Eleven to enter India via Future Group
7-Eleven Inc., the world’s largest convenience store chain has entered India in partnership with Kishore Biyani’s Future Group with an intention of attracting customers in the fastest growing economy. This is the first time that the company is coming to India and the first store is expected to open later this year in Mumbai.
With the concept of convenience store new to India, the convenience store is a small retail business that stocks a range of everyday items such as groceries, snack foods, confectionery, soft drinks, tobacco products, over-the-counter drugs, toiletries, newspapers, and magazines.
Kishore Biyani, Future Group’s founder and group CEO said, “7-Eleven is among the most iconic global brands in the food retail landscape. We are proud to bring this globally trusted convenience store to India and build new pathways together that will offer Indian customers greater convenience and choices, within their own neighbourhood".