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Dec 15, 2014, 09:30 ET
For last-minute holiday shoppers, 7-Eleven stores offer popular and exclusive gifts ranging from remote control toy helicopter and drones, to collectible movie characters, a digital sports band watch and indulgent candy-coated popcorn.

Eleven Last-Minute Gift Ideas from 7-Eleven

The countdown is on to complete shopping before the Dec. 25 holiday deadline, and with six percent of shoppers waiting until the last minute*,...

Nov 18, 2014, 09:30 ET
7-Eleven, Inc. launches its private-brand 7-Select line of other-the-counter pain relievers. Pictured here are eight of the 34 medications 7-Eleven stores can choose for their customers.

A Healthy Dose of Quality and Savings

 When shoppers visit a 7-Eleven® store, they are typically on a mission – a snack if they're hungry, a drink if they're thirsty,...

Nov 10, 2014, 09:30 ET
Recent Army veterans Brian and Theresa Green received a 20 percent discount on the franchise fee for their first 7-Eleven store. The couple now is in business for themselves operating a 7-Eleven store in Temple, Texas. Starting Veterans Day, 7-Eleven, Inc. holds its first contest for qualified military veterans to virtually win a 7-Eleven franchise, with up to a $190,000 credit toward their first store’s franchise fee.

Command Performance: Win A Store And So Much More

7-Eleven, Inc. starts enlisting U.S. military veterans on Veteran's Day, Nov. 11, for Operation: Take Command, the company's first franchise...

Nov 05, 2014, 10:30 ET
7-Eleven supports Feeding America by donating 10 cents for every two bananas customers buy for local food banks.

7-Eleven® Urges Customers to 'Go Bananas' To Help Those Struggling with Hunger

7-Eleven, Inc. is joining the Feeding America network of food banks in a pay-it-forward campaign to buy bananas for food-insecure individuals and...

Sep 02, 2014, 09:30 ET
As part of 7-Eleven's 50th anniversary of selling on-the-go coffee, customers can get every 7th cup of coffee free Sept. 3-14 through the retailer's mobile app. (PRNewsFoto/7-Eleven, Inc.)

Brew News: 50 Years Ago 7-Eleven Introduced On-the-Go Coffee to America, Retailer Now Celebrates Anniversary with 50-cent Coffee

 7-Eleven, Inc., the first national retailer to offer fresh-brewed coffee in to-go cups, celebrates 50 years of on-the-go coffee with 50-cent...

Jul 22, 2014, 09:30 ET
Participating U.S. 7-Eleven stores will offer a Quarter Pound all-beef Big Bite hot dog for $1 on National Hot Dog Day - Wednesday, July 23. (PRNewsFoto/7-Eleven, Inc.)

Dollar Hot Dog Day at 7-Eleven®

 7-Eleven, Inc. is on a roll this July. Kicking off the month was the launch of Doritos Loaded™ cheese snacks, followed by 7-Eleven Day...

Jul 16, 2014, 09:30 ET
Ret. U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Charles Williams, a 7-Eleven franchisee in Copperas Cove, Texas, is among veterans who have taken advantage of 7-Eleven’s franchise-fee discount for qualified military vets. His wife Theresa, a former Army transportation sergeant, will join him in franchising a second 7-Eleven store this September in Killeen. (PRNewsFoto/7-Eleven, Inc.)

7-Eleven® Increases Franchise Recruiting Incentive for Recent Military Veterans

Recognized as "military friendly" by multiple veterans' organizations and publications, 7-Eleven, Inc. is serious about growing its franchisee...

Jul 14, 2014, 09:30 ET
The Suffolk County, Long Island, NY, Police Department (SCPD) is among some 700 law-enforcement agencies in the U.S. participating in 7-Eleven, Inc.'s Operation Chill campaign this year. Police patrol personnel ticket youngsters with a free Operation Chill Slurpee(R) coupon for good behavior, belonging to a positive community group or helping others. Pictured here are, from left, Suffolk County youngsters Justin Galluzzo, Anthony Johnson and Vincent Milazzo. Providing them with Operation Chill coupons are SCPD community liaison Claudia Delgado and SCPD 2nd Precinct Officer Thomas Collins of the department's community bike patrol. (PRNewsFoto/7-Eleven, Inc.)

Probable Cause for a Free Slurpee® Drink

Crime doesn't pay, but good behavior does, and for some kids this summer, the payoff might include a free Slurpee® drink at their neighborhood...

Jul 09, 2014, 09:00 ET
Participating 7-Eleven stores in the U.S. will offer a free small Slurpee(R) drink this Friday, July 11, from 11 am to 7 p.m. to celebrate their 87th year in business and to thank customers for their patronage. As a bonus, stores will sell 1/4-pound Big Bite(R) hot dogs for the value price of $1 each.  The company also is rolling out a free product each day that can be found on 7-Eleven's smartphone app July 12-19. (PRNewsFoto/7-Eleven, Inc.)

Free Slurpee® Drink Day is Just the Beginning of 7-Eleven® Stores' Weeklong Birthday Bash

 When it comes to birthdays, there can never be too much of a good thing. Why celebrate just one day when you can extend the fun all week?...

Jul 02, 2014, 09:30 ET
New Doritos Loaded is now available exclusively at participating 7-Eleven stores. The never-been-done before product is a multi-sensorial, satisfying Doritos snack loaded with warm melted cheese and encrusted with bold Doritos Nacho Cheese flavor.  Also available only at 7-Eleven stores is the new Mtn Dew Solar Flare drink on 7-Eleven's Big Gulp machines. (PRNewsFoto/7-Eleven, Inc.)

Doritos® Loaded Snacks and Mtn Dew® Solar Flare Launch Exclusively at 7-Eleven® Stores Today

 7-Eleven, Inc. and PepsiCo today announced the national launch of two complementary food and beverage product innovations for 7-Eleven...

Jun 18, 2014, 10:00 ET
The Red Bull Summer Edition provides the effect of Red Bull with the new flavor of tropical fruits and will be available in July and August at 7-Eleven stores across the U.S. and Canada. (PRNewsFoto/7-Eleven, Inc.)

7-Eleven® Celebrates Summer With Exclusive, Limited-Edition Tropical Red Bull

 7-Eleven, Inc. is giving new "wings" to customers this summer by offering an exclusive, limited-edition Red Bull flavor.  The Red Bull...

Jun 16, 2014, 13:00 ET
7-Eleven, Inc. logo.  (PRNewsFoto/7-Eleven, Inc.)

7-Eleven, Inc. Signs Master Franchise Agreement with Seven Emirates Investment LLC to Operate 7-Eleven® Stores in UAE

 7-Eleven, Inc. (SEI), the world's largest convenience retailer with 53,000 stores worldwide, has signed a master franchise Agreement with...

May 12, 2014, 10:52 ET
7-Eleven kicks off summer Slurpee(R) fun with two news accessories. Sold separately at participating stores are four novelty mustache Slurpee straws at 99 cents each and four colorful Mason jar mugs each at $2.99. (PRNewsFoto/7-Eleven, Inc.)

7-Eleven® Rolls Out Mustache Straws, Mason Jar Mugs for Slurpee Summer of Fun

 It was only a matter of time. They're seemingly everywhere – on party supplies, clothing, jewelry, candy, decals, at 'stache bashes, in...

May 01, 2014, 14:10 ET
7-Eleven(R) stores in Michigan now offer the first-ever regional flavor of Slurpee(R) - Vernors Ginger Ale.  The Detroit area is the nation's Slurpee capital, and Vernors Ginger Ale is a popular flavor beloved by Michigan residents. Combined, the frozen carbonated beverage is fast becoming a hit in the Great Lakes State. (PRNewsFoto/7-Eleven, Inc.)

7-Eleven® Slurpee® Drink + Vernors Ginger Ale = New Michigan Drink Craze

 7-Eleven, Inc. knew that Michigan residents love Vernors Ginger Ale and that the Detroit area is the Slurpee® capital of the U.S....

May 01, 2014, 11:43 ET
7-Eleven stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin-Temple-Killeen and San Antonio areas now offer kolaches, a popular regional product, as part of its hot-foods program. The portable hot-breakfast item is available in two flavors - Pork and Beef Sausage and Pork and Beef Sausage with Jalapeno and Cheddar. Each 4-oz. kolache sells for a suggested retail price of $1.69, or two for $3.  Pictured here is the Pork & Beef Sausage with Jalapeno and Cheddar. (PRNewsFoto/7-Eleven, Inc.)

Czech Out What's for Breakfast at 7-Eleven®:

7-Eleven, Inc. has added kolaches, a savory breakfast favorite of Texans, to its fresh foods menu at its participating stores in the Lone...

Apr 17, 2014, 10:31 ET
7-Eleven smartphone app offers pizza for life in contest through May 16. (PRNewsFoto/7-Eleven, Inc.)

Slice of Life: 7-Eleven® Launches 'Pizza for Life' Sweepstakes

 Here's a slice of life. Actually, make that the whole pizza pie. 7-Eleven, Inc. will give some lucky pizza-lover a lifetime of hot, cheesy...

Apr 16, 2014, 09:30 ET
7-Eleven adds quality, 100% white meat Chicken Dippers to its Hot Foods program at 5,200 U.S. stores. Customers can choose among three sauces to dress the six for $1.99 mini-meal snack item. (PRNewsFoto/7-Eleven, Inc.)

Chicken Dippers Rise as Newest Star of 7-Eleven Hot Foods Menu

 As meals and snacks continue to morph to interchangeable eating occasions, 7-Eleven, Inc. adds another small-snack, big-value item to its hot...

Jan 28, 2014, 12:51 ET
Participating 7-Eleven stores offer super prices on its hot, whole, 14-inch pizzas with purchase of 2-liter bottle of soda, This comes just in time for biggest sports day of the year that is also the biggest sales day for pizza.  (PRNewsFoto/7-Eleven, Inc.)

7-Eleven® Goes After a Piece of the Pie with $5.55 Large Pizzas, $10 Pizza-and-Wings Deals

7-Eleven, Inc. is in the game to win a piece of the pie on pizza's biggest sales day of the year, which happens to coincide with the biggest...

Jan 13, 2014, 09:30 ET
7-Eleven(R) stores' new Egg White Breakfast Sandwich is under 200 calories, contains 13 grams of protein and just five grams of fat. The sandwich is made with light, fluffy egg whites and topped with creamy cheddar cheese and hearty Canadian bacon, served between two soft, whole-wheat English muffins.  (PRNewsFoto/7-Eleven, Inc.)

7-Eleven® Introduces Low-Cal, Value-Priced Egg White Breakfast Sandwich

 While many better-for-you menus tout items below 500, 400 and 300 calories, 7-Eleven, Inc. breaks the 200-calorie barrier with its new Egg...

Dec 18, 2013, 09:15 ET
For holiday gift-giving, 7-Eleven targets millennials with hot toys like collectible Pop! Television vinyl figures and plush Domo toys, gift cards, high-end chocolates, electronic toys, wireless phones and accessories. Merchandise varies by store.  (PRNewsFoto/7-Eleven, Inc.)

7-Eleven® Gifts for the Millennial from Toys to Tech

 The holidays are full of surprises, and 7-Eleven® stores' variety of gift options this season is a pleasant one. To appeal to Gen Y, or...