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7-Eleven stores to open in Myanmar

Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon.//EPA

Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon.//EPA

Myanmar will introduce 7-Eleven convenience stores to the country this year, the country's Eleven Media Group reported recently.

Japan is working with Zaygabar Company to open the international chain of convenience stores in Myanmar, the group quoted informed sources in the company as saying.

"They already met in Thailand to discuss the matter. Zaygabar Company representing for Myanmar will open 7-Eleven stores in all parts of Myanmar. The company is trying its best to establish the stores within this year," the sources said.

Eleven Media reported that the entire chain of convenience stores belong to Seven & I Holdings Co. Ltd, a Japanese company while the headquarters are in Texas, in the United States. It was founded in 1927. As part of retail trade, foodstuffs and consumer goods are mainly sold. There are more than 40,000 stores across the world with some 45,000 staff, it said.

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