7-Eleven, the US c-store operator, reported second quarter net earnings of $47.7m to June 30, 2004 compared to $39.3m for the same period a year ago. Revenue rose 15.8% to $3.2bn. attributed to strong sales in hot and cold beverages, fresh food, beer and cigarettes. The company expected full-year earnings in the range of 88c to 92c per share, compared to its earlier forecast of 86-90c a share.