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English Español USA: 7-Eleven expects to add 20,000 employees

In March, the company already made a call to employ 20,000 new store employees, and since then it estimates to have hired over 50,000 to meet demand amid the COVID-19.



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7 Eleven, Inc., the world’s largest convenience retailer and independent franchise owner, announced that it will add 20,000 employees across its more than 9,000 US stores to meet increasing demand amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

In March, the company already made a call to employ 20,000 new store employees, and since then it estimates the organization and independent 7 Eleven franchise owners have hired over 50,000 new members.

"Hiring 20,000 more store employees allows us to continue to fulfill our mission to give customers what they want, when and where they want it, whether in stores or at home," said 7 Eleven President and Chief Executive Officer, Joe DePinto.

The store employee position will also help meet the surge in mobile orders through its 7NOW delivery app, according to a company’s press release.

Also during the COVID-19 pandemic, 7-Eleven has scaled frictionless mobile checkout technology to new markets, expanded delivery from 400 to 1,300 cities, added in-store pick-up through its 7NOW delivery app and increased its U.S. store base by more than 300 stores this year.

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