The Franchise Council of Australia honoured franchising’s best and brightest at the NAB FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards Gala Dinner.
The retailer was awarded the ARA's Visa Australian Retailer of the Year award, overtaking from last year’s winner Smiggle.
7-Eleven CEO Warren Wilmont said the company is almost half-way through the conversion process and is on track to convert the majority of stores by December 2011.
Convenience store franchise 7-Eleven will use IBM systems and storage infrastructure to help the rapid transformation of the business.
Six months into the acquisition of Mobil’s retail fuels business, 7-Eleven has converted its 50th store.
The arrangement follows 7-Eleven’s acquisition of Mobil in October, whose 400 convenience stores across the country are already supplied by C-Store Distribution.
The MasterCard PayPass enables customers to make transactions of less than $100 by 'tapping' their MasterCard against a reader without the need to sign or enter a pin.
Seventy per cent of Victoria's 7-Eleven stores that were randomly audited by the Fair Work Ombudsman are complying with national workplace laws.
Mobil is selling its retail fuels business comprising 295 company-owned or leased service stations, to 7-Eleven.