Asia's richest man to launch stores in India

The company owned by Asia's richest person is set to launch 7-Eleven convenience stores across India.

Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries says it will open its first store in Mumbai tomorrow (Saturday 9th October 2021).

The announcement of the franchise agreement comes just days after rival Indian retailer Future Group ended its deal with the US chain.

The Texas-based 7-Eleven chain has more than 77,000 stores in 18 countries around the world.

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