The First 7-Eleven in Thailand Opened on 1 June 1989

The First 7-Eleven in Thailand Opened on 1 June 1989


The very first 7-Eleven store opened in Thailand on 1 June 1989 on Patpong Road in Bangkok. These days there seems to be convenience stores on every corner in Thailand. In fact, at the end of 2012, there were 12,246 stores nationwide with 7-Eleven operating about 69% of these. At the moment they have about 7,000 stores with plans to open another 550 this year. By 2018, it is estimated that there will be 10,000 7-Eleven stores in Thailand.

RT @Thee_Theerapat: 1 มิถุนายน พ.ศ.2532 (ค.ศ.1989) เปิดบริการเซเว่น อีเลฟเว่น สาขาหัวมุมถนนพัฒน์พงศ์ เป็นสาขาแรกในประเทศไทย #วันนี้ในอดีต

8 thoughts on “The First 7-Eleven in Thailand Opened on 1 June 1989

  1. you called the convenience stores but i called thai modern grocery . many product in 7-11 are small size customer buy average per bill just 60 bath 7-11 sell product same type traditional grocery

  2. They are clean, consistent, and convenient, especially for paying bills. However, 7-Eleven are run by CP All, owned by one of the richest men in Thailand. For this reason, I choose to help the mom & pop shops whenever I can. CP All could use all the help they can get because their stock is at a 1-year low after making a very pricey offer to buy the Makro stores here.

  3. I like 7-Eleven stores in Thailand, fair price, clean and well maintained with auto doors. Malaysian ones really suck with unsrupulous prices.

  4. The Thailand 7 Eleven stores are very helpful stores for tourists and locals. Prices are fair, and we can buy all essential items from the stores.
    I have noted that the staffs are very kind and helpful for their customers. They great every individual customers.
    I appreciate the all the staffs of 7 Eleven stores in Thailand.

  5. Im 25 years old i was born June 1,1989 this is so cool i live Down. The Street from 7 eleven im always there i just found out the first store was open the same day i was born

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