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7-Eleven Changes the Rules for Franchisees to Take Part in California Sales Tax Deferment Program

This post originally appeared on The Franchise Owners of Greater Los Angeles website. At a time of unprecedented loss and fear among small businesses, the State of California has made a valuable offer to business owners: you can defer the sales tax you owe and pay it off over 12 months. The new relief effort […]

Emerging From This Crisis Requires Real Corporate Support

As the calendar turns to May, and the global pandemic moves into its third month, it is increasingly clear that SEI wants things to return to normal. But lower customer counts and smaller profits cannot be considered normal. 7-Eleven franchisees are worried about safety and they’re worried about whether they can recover from the hit […]

COVID-19: Important Message about Best Practices

  In this unprecedented time in our nation’s history, your NCASEF Executive Board wants you to know we stand with you and that we are working diligently to help you run you businesses. Now, more than ever, it is crucial that you do all you can to keep your families and employees safe while continuing […]

NCASEF Leadership Advocating on Behalf of California Franchisees

There is a serious situation brewing in California which will have major negative repercussions on franchisees who operate the more than 1,700 7-Eleven stores in the state.  California legislators are considering drastic changes or a total repeal the law that distinguishes between employees and independent contractors.   Your NCASEF Executive Board opposes amendments to this law […]

7-Eleven Ignores Requests to Hear Franchisee Concerns

7-Eleven Ignores Requests to Hear Franchisee Concerns Coalition of Franchisees Says Deaf Ears are Bad for the Brand; Calling for Change FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Antonio, TX – January 24, 2020 – It has been 15 years since Joe DePinto took over as chief executive officer at 7-Eleven. Since then, franchisees have struggled with profitability […]

Coalition of Franchisees Says Deaf Ears are Bad for the Brand; Calling for Change

  It has been 15 years since Joe DePinto took over as chief executive officer at 7-Eleven. Since then, franchisees have struggled with profitability and working conditions. The National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees (NCASEF), an elected, independent body representing the interests of more than 7,200 7-Eleven franchised locations in the U.S., is concerned that […]

Situation in Japan Shows Imbalance of Power in 7-Eleven’s Relationship with Franchisees

The need for collaboration and communication is greater than ever  Mitoshi Matsumoto recently did something many of us who are 7-Eleven franchise owners wish we could do.  He closed his 7-Eleven store on New Year’s Day.  Why? Staffing issues.  In fact, Matsumoto has had to close before because he simply doesn’t have enough workers to […]

Store owner in Japan is latest example of 7-Eleven’s abuse of power

In the wake of 7-Eleven’s public retaliation against an outspoken Japanese franchise owner, tension among franchisees is running high. The National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees (NCASEF), an elected, independent body representing more than 7,000 7-Eleven franchised locations in the U.S., is calling on company leaders to improve communication and collaboration with their store operators. […]

National Coalition Requesting Elected Franchisee Representatives Have a Voice in Promotional Pricing

Dec. 19, 2019, San Antonio, Tex. – Few promotions drive interest like $1 coffee, but 7-Eleven franchisees are not the ones benefiting from the chain’s aggressive promotion of its low-priced coffee or other specials offered through its mobile app. The National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees (NCASEF), an elected, independent body representing more than […]

NCASEF Board Members Reelected; Officers Forming New Communications Committee

Elections were held last week in Atlantic City at the final NCASEF Board of Directors meeting of 2019 to select officers to serve during the 2020-2021 term. Jay Singh will return as Board Chairman, a role he has held since 2017 when he took over as Acting Chairman. He was then elected Board Chairman for […]