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7-Eleven Franchisees Give Company Poor Rating for Support during Pandemic

Sept. 14, San Antonio, Tex – Six months into the coronavirus pandemic, 7-Eleven franchisees are largely displeased with the financial and operational support they have received from the company, according to a survey of National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisee (NCASEF) members conducted in July and August. NCASEF is an elected, independent body representing the interests […]

Don’t be misled by SEI’s so-called franchise suspension

The June 29, 2020 e-mail to all California franchisees is a cynical and transparent attempt to interfere in the affairs of the National Coalition and California-based FOAs,  all of which are independent franchisee associations, by undermining franchisee support for those organizations in general and the misclassification cases pending in California, Illinois and Massachusetts, in particular. […]

7NOW Amendments Should Raise a Red Flag for Franchisees

Delivery apps have grown in usage and popularity over the last few years, and with the COVID-19 pandemic, more people than ever before are relying on them.  In theory, they should be a win-win for both the business and the customer, but changes to 7-Eleven’s 7NOW program have the potential to create many losses for […]

As 7-Eleven Fights AB-5, Franchisees Claim the Company Treats Them like Store Managers, not Owners  

San Antonio, TX, July 6, 2020 – Having falsely claimed that a law intended to protect workers who have been misclassified as independent contractors – like those who drive for Uber – will make “franchising’s future uncertain in California,” the International Franchise Association and 7-Eleven, Inc. (SEI) are pressing to have franchised businesses exempt from […]

7-Eleven Franchisees Face Prospect of Having to Repay PPP Loans

Company Stubbornness Prevents Store Operators from Accounting for Rent Payments FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Antonio, TX, June 1, 2020 – 7-Eleven franchisees who received federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans are at risk of having to repay a material portion of those funds because the company refuses to share internal information on actual rent payments—a […]

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 […]