Ahead of posting its Q4 and year end results on 1 February, 7-Eleven has revealed that same-store sales rose 2.5% in December, 1.7% of which can be accounted for by price hikes in cigarettes. Total sales in this period rose 2.2% to US$545m, from US$533m, and the store saw gasoline revenue rise 13.9% to US$228.8m.