7-Eleven, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of an international chain of convenience stores that operates, franchises and licenses some 58,300 stores (as of January 2016) in 17 countries. In the U.S. and Canada, the company operates, franchises and licenses close to 8,700 convenience stores. Of the more than 8,700 stores the company operates and franchises in the United States, more than 6,400 are franchised. A typical 7-Eleven store in the U.S. has between 2,400 and 3,000 square feet and carries about 2,500 different items. 7-Eleven Inc. is headquartered in the US city of Dallas. Its parent company, Seven-Eleven Japan Co., Ltd., is located in Tokyo. Seven-Eleven Japan is held by the Seven & I Holdings Co. holding company.