7-Eleven, the world-leading convenience store, opened a branch in SM City Clark, Angeles, Pampanga, as part of its aggressive provincial expansion program. The opening is also in line with the company's thrust of providing convenience, value for money, wide assortment of quality products not only to the residens, but also to commercial tenants of SM Clark. Present at the the store opening were (from left) Patrick David, store deisgn team official; Judith Apolinario, business development specialist; Dexter Arcilla, store manager; Andrea Madlangbayan, mall manager of SM City Clark; Raymond Serrano,business development supervisor; Juncar de Jesus, district manager; Rand Jamborillo, area manager; and Lou Marquz, project engineer. SM, one of the leading retail operators and developers in the country, has expanded to the development of residential and offices spaces within Metro Manila, as well as in major provincial cities. In line with this expansion is the development of prime retail spaces to provide 24/7 needs of the residents and employees catered by the said developments, a primary market of 7-Eleven. SM and 7-Eleven are working hand in hand to serve the needs of the ever-growing market by providing them modern conveniences. To date, 7-Eleven remains the undisputed convenience-store chain in the country, offering flexible franchise opportunity packages that include applying for a regular new store franchise (open a new 7-Eleven store) or lease offers (convert an established business or property into a 7-Eleven store).