Convenience Stores & Our Slow Economy:

The turmoil of our banking system is hard to ignore, and the stock market is on everyone’s mind. 

So how does it all affect you, “Perspective Convenience Store Buyer“?

And how does it affect you, “Current Convenience Store Owner“?

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7-Eleven Income Potential

So you’re thinking about buying a 7-Eleven and would like to know how much money you could make. 

Well, contrary to popular belief, 7-Eleven owners don’t typically make Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars.

What they make varies greatly on their individual store, but here are some rough estimates: 

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7-Eleven Start Up Costs

Many people are finding this blog with the key words, “7-Eleven Start-Up costs”, so I wanted to dedicate an entire post to the subject.

In January 2008, for the very first time, 7-Eleven, inc. unseated Subway as the #1 franchise on Entrepreneur’s: 29th Annual Franchise 500 list.

I think the reason they are finally #1 is a combination of a strong brand image, aggressive franchising in 2007 (1000 stores in the US),  and as compared to other franchises … affordable start up costs.

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Increasing Sales with Add-On Purchases! #5 – Promotions

[Part 5 of 5]

This technique is so powerful that it is used by almost all retailers to various extent.

Unfortunately, it is often used with the wrong products, at the wrong time, or with poor planning Because of this, Promotions in many stores bring almost no long term benefits.

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