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7-Eleven Franchisees Seek Greater Support from Corporation

Death of a 7-Eleven Franchisee from COVID-19 Highlights Concerns San Antonio, TX, April 16, 2020 – The National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees (NCASEF) is expressing its sincere condolences to the family of a New Jersey 7-Eleven franchise owner who has died from coronavirus. The franchisee had been in the 7-Eleven system for several […]

7-Eleven franchisees request open accounting of vendor payments

April 16, 2019, San Antonio, Tex. – In the wake of its corporate convention, which reportedly drew thousands of vendors and their associates, the National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees, (NCASEF) is requesting that 7-Eleven, Inc. (SEI) open its books and show how much money it collected from the vendors who pay big money […]

National Coalition Announces Results of 2019 Executive Board Elections

November 11, 2019, San Antonio, Tex. – Members of the National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees (NCASEF) have voted to return the association’s chairman and two senior leaders to their positions in 2020-21. Elections were held last month during the board’s final meeting of 2019 at Caesar’s Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City. Jay […]

Store Owner in Japan is Latest Example of 7-Eleven’s Abuse of Power

Jan. 6, 2020, San Antonio, Tex. – 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 […]

7-Eleven Franchisee Leadership Opposes Measures to Weaken California Law AB 5

Feb. 24, 2020, San Antonio, Tex. – Proposed measures to change or repeal the California law that distinguishes employees from independent contractors would be harmful to the franchisees operating more than 1,700 7-Eleven stores in the state. The National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees (NCASEF), an elected, independent body representing the interests of more […]

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 […]

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 […]

7-Eleven franchise leaders to meet with Japanese franchisees in Tokyo

Sept. 23, 2019, San Antonio, Tex. – Members of the executive board of the National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees (NCASEF) are in Tokyo for a series of meetings with Japanese franchise owners, who are pressing for a change to the 24/7 convenience store culture as they face shrinking profits and corporate leadership that […]

Record Number of 7-Eleven Stores for Sale; Franchisees Blame Poor Corporate Leadership

Sept. 18, 2019, San Antonio, Tex. – Less than one year after receiving a No Confidence vote from the Board of Directors of the National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees (NCASEF), corporate management at 7-Eleven, Inc. (SEI) has continued to ignore requests from franchise owners to create a more transparent relationship. At the same […]