I discovered the first 7-Eleven on this trip in Beijing!
In Xi’an, there are no 7-Eleven. But Chinese people like to copy indeed. In this case the copy is called Everyday. 200m next to the Everyday is a 10+ market and 500m further a YY market. Note the colors of the logos!
Unfortunately, the prices in the cheap copies are not cheaper. The product line instead is.
7-Eleven, a declaration of love:
Just imagine a 7-Eleven like the Kwik-E-Mart in the Simpsons. They’ve got:
- water, cola, beer
- small, warm meals
- icecream and sweets
- writing and office utensils
- toothpaste, shower gel, etc.
7-Eleven are open around the clock. The basic product line is the same everywhere and the prices are fair. Bigger 7-Eleven even feature music, electronics, and fresh coffee.
In China, the supermarket chain even has hot food and desserts. Among the desserts you can find quite inconspicuous the best cheesecake of the capital;