Following its master franchise agreement with 7-Eleven, Reliance Retail Ventures, has announced the launch of its first 7-Eleven convenience store in India.
The first 7-Eleven store is set to open on 9 October in Andheri East, Mumbai.
According to a note from Reliance Retail, this will be followed by a rapid rollout across the Greater Mumbai cluster to start with.
Isha Ambani, director, Reliance Retail Ventures, said, “At Reliance, we pride ourselves in offering the best to our customers and we are proud to bring 7-Eleven, the globally trusted convenience store, to India. 7-Eleven is among the most iconic global brands in the convenience retail landscape. The new pathways we build together with SEI will offer Indian customers greater convenience and choices within their own neighborhoods.”
Joe DePinto, president and CEO, SEI, added, “India is the second largest country in the world and has one of the fastest-growing economies. It’s an ideal time for the largest convenience retailer in the world to make our entry into India. Our strategic relationship with Reliance Retail Ventures will bring 7-Eleven’s brand of convenient products and services to millions of Indian consumers starting in the city of Mumbai.”