First 7-Eleven in Vietnam

June 12, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Vietnam

HO CHI MINH CITY, 12 June 2017: The first 7-Eleven store in Ho Chi Minh City will open 15 June.

Saigon Times media reported the first store will be located on the ground floor of the Saigon Trade Centre building in District 1.

The arrival of 7-Eleven follows the arrival of international fast food outlets a trend that is not always appreciated by tourists who are looking for a different travel experience that the one back home. Read more

7-Eleven brand to enter Vietnam

August 22, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Vietnam

HANOI, 22 August 2016: The first 7-Eleven convenience store in Vietnam should open in February 2018.

Local media reported, Friday, the 7-Eleven convenience store brand will make its debut next year in Vietnam once new rules on small business enterprises come into play.

Local media also claimed the move was influenced by the boom in the retail economy with consumer spending  up as the standard of living improves. Read more

7-Eleven delivers by drone

July 25, 2016 by  
Filed under Aviation, News, North America

WASHINGTON, 25 July 2016: With a chicken sandwich, hot coffee and donuts, aviation history was made Friday.

These were among the items in the first drone delivery on US soil approved by aviation officials, made by convenience retailer 7-Eleven and the drone start-up Flirtey.

The delivery took place in Reno, Nevada, with the items loaded into a special box for hot and cold food and flown to a local family. Read more