7-Eleven & Speedway

  1. Channel: Delivery
Deliveries from more than 2,000 Rite Aid stores in 16 states will be powered by the Grubhub Marketplace, making thousands of the retailer’s OTC, wellness products and snacks more accessible to consumers. Rite Aid items are now available on the Grubhub+ membership program, which offers no-fee deliveries on orders of $12 or more. Additionally, National […]
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  Restaurants that are just trying to survive, are finding that is not enough in a world that is evolving so fast your 12 percent pay raise will not keep up with the rising price of food.   According to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® who stated, “Millennials and Gen Z […]
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Cart.com, Serve Robotics, Spacee, and Flowcode are among the nominees in the Global Startup of the Year category at the 2022 RTIH Innovation Awards. This award will recognise the startup (based outside of the UK) with the most innovative technology offering and the company which is best placed to succeed in the long-term (management, funding, […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
  Happy Halloween from 7-Eleven.  They are offering 7Rewards and Speedy Rewards loyalty members a buy one, get one free deal on any large pizza on Oct. 31., as well as a $5 large pizza all Halloween weekend long. Both offers are available at participating 7-Eleven, Speedway, and Stripes stores. Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at […]
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C-store behemoth 7-Eleven has joined the lengthening list of retailers starting up a retail media network, with the likely impact being that it will be able to siphon off ad dollars from suppliers. The name:  Gulp. The Path to Purchase Institute (P2PI) quotes Ben Tienor, director of brand and customer insights at 7-Eleven,  as saying […]
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Convenience retailer 7-Eleven is teaming up with retail and consumer investment and innovation firm, True, to find innovative ways to simplify store operations in the US and Canada. The pair are hoping to find innovators and businesses that can free up time for 7-Eleven associates so they can focus on the customer and provide excellent […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
  The race is on to order you 7-Eleven X Crocs.  That’s right shoes / clogs branded for 7-Eleven enthusiast. Yes, it is where style meets the snack aisle with the all-new 7-Eleven X Crocs collaboration. The exclusive collection introduces three limited-edition styles, including Crocs’ newest icon: the height-forward Mega Crush Clog. How is your brand […]
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A Serve Robotics delivery robot has failed to reroute around a police barrier due to human error. Video of the robot crossing yellow caution tape and rolling through a crime scene in Los Angeles went viral last week. A food delivery robot forces it’s way across a police crime scene. pic.twitter.com/T5DaET5Q5b — Film The Police […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
  With employees going back to work much slower than anyone had expected, retailers that excelled at selling coffee and snacks during the AM Daypart have struggled.  Success does leave clues and 7-Eleven is a leader in retail for a reason; they evolving with the consumer, albeit today at the expense of fast-food restaurants.  Steven […]
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Uber and Nuro have announced a ten-year partnership to use the latter’s autonomous, electric vehicles for food deliveries in the United States. The tie up will kick off this autumn with deliveries in Houston, TX and Mountain View, CA. Uber and Nuro plan to expand the service to the greater Bay Area. [email protected] is our […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
7-Eleven has launched the 7Collection site, giving the retailer’s customers and fans a place to purchase apparel, travel mugs, graphic T-shirts and a wide range of memorabilia. For its first seven days of operation, shoppers will receive an 11% discount by using the 7Collection11 code. The convenience store giant is kicking off the online shop […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
  Success does leave clues and 7-Eleven has picked-up more than their fair share of clues over the years according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® who stated “all foodservice retailers can learn from one another.  With a huge global footprint 7-Eleven is positioned to view, learn, and rollout success […]
  1. Stores & Formats
IKEA U.S. is deploying fast electric vehicle (EV) chargers at more than 25 retail locations across the country via a partnership with Electrify America and Electrify Commercial. The initiative is part of the retailer’s plan to become circular and climate positive by 2030, which includes achieving zero-emissions home deliveries by 2025 and cutting relative emissions […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
As retailers and restaurants improve their direct delivery channels, aggregators are challenged to work harder to draw consumers to their marketplaces. Convenience store giant 7-Eleven, for one, has been especially proactive in developing its delivery capabilities, making on-demand fulfillment part of the brand’s value proposition for consumers. The retailer has acquired white-label on-demand delivery provider […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
The Information reports that 7-Eleven has acquired Skipcart, described as “a four-year-old startup that developed a major network of drivers for fast delivery of restaurant food and other goods in the U.S.”  Terms of the deal were not disclosed, though two years ago Skipcart was valued at $65 million; according to the story, “the company […]
  1. Department: Beverage
  Supply chain problems?  When it comes to retail foodservice including C-stores, delis, and restaurants Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® believes the same way Joseph Bona & James Owens do. Joseph Bona is founding partner and president of Bona Design Lab and James Owens, AIA, NCARB, is a vice president and […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
Summer time is outdoor time for most of us.  Getting away from the gym, getting outdoors and walking, hiking, or running being outdoors brightens our days.  7-Eleven has given everyone many reasons to get out and stop by their stores this summer including free Slurpee’s, Big Bites for a buck, and a chance now to […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The Tech At Boots team has showcased MongoDB in the first ever Innovation Station broadcast. This is part of the Boots INNOVATE workspace, which launched last week in partnership with TCS at the retailer’s site in Nottingham. In a LinkedIn post, Lesley Caddow, Enterprise Account Executive at MongoDB, said: “With such a strong strategic partnership […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
7-Eleven is letting 880 corporate workers go following its acquisition of Speedway, announced in 2020. “We are just over a year into our integration process following the $21 billion Speedway acquisition and have made significant progress. As with any integration, our approach includes assessing our combined organization structure,” said a company spokesperson.
  1. Channel: Convenience
Convenience store chain 7-Eleven has cut roughly 880 corporate jobs in the United States, CNBC has learned, roughly a year after it completed its $21 billion acquisition of rival C-store and gas station business Speedway. The cuts were of certain jobs in the company’s Irving, Texas, and Enon, Ohio, support centers, as well as field […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Boots UK has launched a new INNOVATE workspace in partnership with TCS at its site in Nottingham. The aim is to encourage and nurture a startup culture. INNOVATE has been designed to be an agile incubator combining creative space with top talent and evolving technology. The workspace is made up of a variety of collaboration […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Parcel delivery firm DPD has partnered with Quadient to access a new UK wide network of smart parcel lockers.  Quadient will initially install 500 contactless locker stations this year, with a plan for 5,000 in the coming years.  200 of the initial installations will be 24/7 outdoor facilities, and locations could include shopping precincts, housing […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Morrisons is adopting Worldline’s Lane/3000 PIN Pad as a core part of its in-store payment system. This will help the UK grocery giant manage the millions of multi-lane, self-check and restaurant transactions that are processed each day, enabling consumers to pay faster at the tills and reduce overall waiting times.  Worldline has been supplying the […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Victoria’s Secret (VS&Co.) and Gopuff have become the latest retailers to make significant cuts to their workforce. VS&Co. is laying off about 5% of its home management staff, consisting of about 160 roles, as part of a wider reorganization effort that will unite the Victoria’s Secret, PINK and Beauty operations under one business structure. Gopuff […]
  1. Stores & Formats
7-Eleven has been expanding the boundaries of the convenience store concept with ongoing launches of its Evolution Stores. The retailer uses each of the nine locations to gain a better understanding of what shoppers want in their respective markets, and these actionable insights in turn power innovation and development for the chain as a whole. […]

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CHESAPEAKE, Va.— Dollar Tree executives said the retailer’s new pricing strategy lifted operating income nearly 23% to $381 million in the third quarter ended October 29. Top-line sales rose 8.1% to $6.94 billion. Comparable-store sales at its Dollar Tree stores increased 8.6% from a year earlier, while comps at its Family Dollar stores were up […]