Growing at a rate of 14.0+% in the United States alone with close to 50% of the new units not offering gasoline it’s fresh food that is key to success. Grocerant niche ready-2-eat and heat-N-eat food continues to drive all retail food success.
7 Eleven outpaces all large food retailers, most medium size and many small competitors in the retail food space in 2012. They experienced record growth and are on target to surpass the 50,000-store mark prior to the end of Q-1 2013. Success Clue for those of you who are not regular readers: Fresh Food Sells.
In 2012, 7 Eleven the world’s largest retailer by store count added nearly 5,000 units to its worldwide portfolio. 7 Eleven CEO Joe DePinto said “We expect accelerated growth in North America to continue, and we also see many more opportunities”… “2012 was a tremendous year for us in terms of organic store growth, acquisitions and business conversions. We expect accelerated growth in North America to continue, and we also see many more opportunities for international expansion.”
7 Eleven has intensified it focus around the world on Fresh Prepared ready-2-eat and heat-N-eat food. They have improved distribution, food quality, service all the while building day-part meal awareness. The grocerant niche is elevating and expanding points of fresh food distribution daily. So is 7 Eleven.
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