FRANCHISING | Staff Reporter, Australia

7-Eleven opens new store in Colac

Further growth is expected across regional Victoria in 2021.

7-Eleven continues its expansion in regional Victoria, announcing it had opened a new store in Colac.

Located on the corner of Murray and Scott Streets, the new store will contribute at least 10 new jobs to the area.

“Colac is a wonderful, thriving town and the local community has made us feel incredibly welcome," 7-Eleven general manager of retail operations Braeden Lord said in a media release.

“Thanks to our new supply chain capability, it's exciting that we're able to unlock new opportunities like this and bring the unique 7-Eleven offer to more regional communities.

With more than 216 stores owned and operated by small family businesses and 3,200 staff employed across the Victorian store network and support office, Lord said he was “proud that 7-Eleven continued to provide new career opportunities across the state.”

The chain added that further growth is expected across the region in 2021, with potential growth areas including the Western District and Gippsland.

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