Last Year's Rank: 2
Investment Range: Over $1 Million
While 7-Eleven ranks No. 2 in terms of global sales, it stands alone in the Top 200+ in worldwide units. As of January 2016, 7-Eleven operates, franchises and licenses over 58,300 stores in 17 countries.
While company headquarters are still in Texas, 7-Eleven has been owned by Tokyo-based Seven-Eleven Japan since 2005. Seven-Eleven Japan is in turn owned by the Japanese holding company Seven & I Holdings.
Global Sales: $81,500,000,000*
US Units: 7,995
International Units: 50,716
Total Units: 58,711
Percent Franchised: 77%
% International Units: 86%
US Franchised Units: 6,495
International Franchised Units: 38,716
Sales Growth %: -3.60%
Unit Growth %: 5.20%*Franchise Times Estimate