Irving, Texas - January 10, 2017 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC),
a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking, retail and biometric solutions, today announced it will be
the new exclusive point-of-sale (POS) provider to 8,600 7-Eleven® stores throughout the United States and Canada.
NEC, known as a global leader in retail solutions, will deliver the robust TWINPOS G5100 POS that features a sleek, stylish customer
display to run promotions and share information with customers to offer customers a personalized shopping experience.
"We wanted to reach tech-savvy customers with a POS system that would streamline operations and improve customer engagement," said Raj
Kapoor, CIO and Senior Vice President at 7-Eleven. "Providing an engaging digital in-store experience is something we are investing in
for the long-term and NEC has the best POS hardware and software to take us there."
As a part of the solution, NEC will offer full service desk and maintenance support for the next five years. Having fully integrated
development and support service will help 7-Eleven provide an engaging customer experience while offering an attractive lower total cost
of its POS systems and equipment.
"It is exciting to see our longstanding collaboration with 7-Eleven benefit stores in the U.S.," said Shin Takahashi, Chief Executive
Officer at NEC Corporation of America. "Our retail POS systems bring together the best of NEC technology, reliability and durability to
support any store environment for retailers of all types."
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About 7-Eleven, Inc.
7-Eleven, Inc. is the premier name and largest chain in the convenience-retailing industry. Based in Irving, Texas, 7-Eleven® operates,
franchises and/or licenses more than 61,000 stores in 17 countries, including some 10,900 in North America. Known for its iconic brands
such as Slurpee®, Big Bite® and Big Gulp®, 7-Eleven has expanded into high-quality salads, side dishes, cut fruit and protein boxes, as
well as pizza, chicken wings, cheeseburgers and hot chicken sandwiches. 7-Eleven offers customers industry-leading private brand products
under the 7-Select® brand including healthy options, decadent treats and everyday favorites, at an outstanding value. Customers also count
on 7-Eleven for bill payments, self-service lockers and other convenient services. Find out more online at www.7-Eleven.com, via the
7Rewards® customer loyalty platform on the 7-Eleven mobile app, or on social media at Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About NEC Corporation of America
NEC Corporation of America (NEC) is a leading technology integrator providing solutions that improve the way people work and communicate.
NEC delivers integrated Solutions for Society that are aligned with our customers' priorities to create new value for people, businesses
and society, with a special focus on safety, security and efficiency. We deliver one of the industry's strongest and most innovative
portfolios of communications, analytics, security, biometrics and technology solutions that unleash customers' productivity potential.
Through these solutions, NEC combines its best-in-class solutions and technology, and leverages a robust partner ecosystem to solve
today's most complex business problems. NEC Corporation of America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology
leader with a presence in 160 countries and $25 billion in revenues. For more information, please visit www.necam.com.
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