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7-Eleven outlets made over to shake up convenience-store arena

New stores are larger, and sell fresh-chilled meals; they will also have ATMs and parcel-pickup points

7-Eleven is introducing seating areas and creating an entirely new range of fresh-chilled, ready-to-eat meals that are brought to the store daily. The country's largest convenience store chain is keeping up with disruption - by being a disruptor itself, says Steven Lye, its chief operating officer.


YOUR neighbourhood 7-Eleven store will be getting a makeover. For starters, it could be up to 1.3 times larger than existing stores - about 800 sq ft, or nearly the size of a badminton court.

It is where you could pick up a freshly-prepared meal, take a seat or even meet...

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