IRVING, Texas—7‑Eleven Inc. announced that it has entered in an agreement to acquire 7‑Eleven Stores of central Oklahoma, according to a company news release. The transaction is expected to close in 60 to 90 days, subject to standard closing conditions and regulatory approvals.
The 100-plus 7-Eleven-branded locations have been operating independently for 67 years. The transaction will bring the total number of 7‑Eleven stores in the U.S. and Canada to more than 9,700.
“Oklahoma has a growing economy, and this acquisition provides a great opportunity for us to expand regionally,” said Joe DePinto, president and CEO of 7-Eleven. Seven & i Holdings Co. Ltd., the parent company of 7‑Eleven Inc., operates nearly 70,000 stores worldwide.