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Aug 26, 2015, 09:30 ET
Mark Anthony Page takes control of his new 7-Eleven franchise in Burleson, Texas, this week as a winner in 7-Eleven's Operation: Take Command campaign. Qualified military veterans competed for an available franchise fee-free store of their choice, a value of up to $190,000. Page and 7-Eleven will hold a celebration and customer-appreciation party at the store this Friday.

Winning Military Vet Takes Over Reins of Burleson 7-Eleven Store

 With weeks of training on under his belt, a store brimming with merchandise and a heart ready to serve, U.S. Navy veteran Mark Anthony Page...

Aug 24, 2015, 09:30 ET
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7-Eleven® Completes Acquisition of Approximately 180 Tedeschi Food Shops

 7-Eleven, Inc. today announced that it has closed on the acquisition of approximately 180 Tedeschi Food Shops (headquarters in Rockland,...

Aug 04, 2015, 13:02 ET
7-Eleven, Inc. celebrates a generation of good behavior this year with the 20th anniversary of its Operation Chill incentive program for youngsters. For two decades, U.S. police officers have been "ticketing" kids they catch doing good with Operation Chill FREE Slurpee drink coupons.

Chill-A-Brate!

7-Eleven, Inc. celebrates a generation of good behavior this year with the 20th anniversary of its Operation Chill® incentive program for...

Jul 30, 2015, 12:05 ET
7-Eleven is launching a new offer in August - FREEkends(TM). That's short for FREE Weekends, and the offer is just that. 7-Eleven will launch its FREEkend offers Aug. 1 for 7Rewards members using the 7-Eleven mobile app.

FREE + Weekend = FREEkend

 7-Eleven®, the one who brought America free Slurpee® drinks on 7-ELEVEN Day, followed by several days of free snacks and drinks...

Jul 29, 2015, 22:00 ET
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7-Eleven, Inc. Signs Master Franchise Agreement With Seven System Vietnam Co. Ltd. to Operate 7-Eleven® Stores in Vietnam

 7-Eleven, Inc. (SEI), the world's largest convenience retailer with 56,400 stores worldwide, has signed a master franchise agreement with...

Jul 24, 2015, 11:30 ET

SEI Fuel Services, Inc. acquires Shell-Branded Fuel Distribution Business in New Orleans

SEI Fuel Services, Inc. (SEI Fuels) is pleased to announce the purchase of the dealer fuel supply business of LavigneBaker Petroleum, LLC, in and...

Jul 22, 2015, 09:30 ET
7-Eleven(R) celebrates SOUR PATCH KIDS(R) Day Saturday, July 25, by offering customers free medium Slurpee(R) drinks with the purchase of any SOUR PATCH Kids candy or Stride SOUR PATCH Kids gum. Slurpee-with-purchase offer available through 7-Eleven's mobile app.

A Sweet (and Sour) Slurpee® Deal

7-Eleven®'s Sour Slurpee® Summer – try saying that three times fast. Now try saying it eating a SOUR PATCH KIDS®...

Jul 08, 2015, 09:30 ET
7-Eleven will celebrate its birthday by giving away millions of FREE small Slurpee drinks on 7-Eleven Day, or July 11. The world's largest convenience retailer is extending the celebration, from July 12 to 18, with 7Rewards Week. During 7Rewards week, 7Rewards members will receive a free 7-Select food or drink valued under $2 with any 7-Eleven cup purchase.

Slurpee® In the House … and On the House

 Free Slurpee® Day is only the beginning. As it has for the past 13 years, 7-Eleven® will celebrate its birthday by giving away...

Jul 06, 2015, 19:00 ET
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7-Eleven, Inc. enters new agreement for ATM service in US

 7-Eleven, Inc. today announced the completion of an agreement with Financial Consulting & Trading International, Inc. (FCTI), of...

Jul 01, 2015, 12:09 ET
7-Eleven teams with Postmates to provide San Francisco Bay-area consumers with the ultimate convenience:  on-demand delivery. Service through the Postmates app starts July 1.

Shopping with 7-Eleven Just Got a Lot More Convenient

 7-Eleven, Inc. takes its mantra of "what customers want, when and where they want it" a giant step further as it begins to offer delivery to...

Jun 30, 2015, 09:30 ET
7-Eleven(R) and SOUR PATCH KIDS partner for New SOUR PATCH(R) Watermelon flavored Slurpee(R). The newest Slurpee flavor will be exclusively available at participating 7-Eleven stores beginning July 1.

7-Eleven® and SOUR PATCH KIDS Partner on New Slurpee Flavor

 Pucker up America, the SOUR PATCH® Watermelon flavored Slurpee® is the newest flavor to hit the 7-Eleven Slurpee machine this...

Jun 25, 2015, 12:27 ET
Inspired by customer feedback, 7-Eleven 7-Select GO!Yum(TM) and 7-Select GO!Smart(TM) satisfy consumer requests for variety in both indulgent and better-for-you products.

7-Eleven® Sets Private Brand Bar Higher

 When 7-Eleven® entered the private-brand game, they set the bar high for their 7-Select™ brand … and have now raised it, with...

Jun 02, 2015, 09:30 ET
7-Eleven's first in-terminal airport store opened Friday at the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX airport. The under 1,000-sq.ft, pre-security store operated by LS travel retail North America offers something for all travelers and airport employees from fresh and hot foods to travel-sized personal care products and popular publications.

FINAL APPROACH: 7-Eleven Opens First Airport Terminal Store in US

The first 7-Eleven® store located inside a U.S. airport terminal is ready for take-off at Los Angeles' International Airport (LAX) with a...

Jun 01, 2015, 09:30 ET
June 30 marks deadline to apply for a 7-Eleven franchise without the franchise fee at 250 stores. Savings can be up to $80,000.

Deadline Nears to Apply for Limited-Time, Zero-Franchise-Fee 7-Eleven® Store

Time is growing short to apply for 7-Eleven, Inc.'s Zero Franchise Fee Initiative. Between now and June 30, 7-Eleven, Inc. will waive the franchise...

May 26, 2015, 09:30 ET
7-Eleven kicks off summer with new Slurpee Spirit Animal Straws and Slurpee bottles. The newest Slurpee accessories are sold separately at participating stores in four novelty straw varieties at $1.49 each and four colorful bottles each at $2.99.

7-Eleven® Goes Wild with Animal Slurpee Straws and Novelty Cups

 Starting today, a cool Slurpee® can soothe a beast of a thirst (no kitten!). 7-Eleven, Inc. introduces limited-edition Slurpee straws...

May 18, 2015, 16:00 ET
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7-Eleven, Inc. Continues Fast-Paced U.S. Growth with Acquisition of Massachusetts-Based Tedeschi Food Shops

 7-Eleven, Inc. announced today that it has agreed to acquire Tedeschi Food Shops, Inc.'s approximately 182 convenience stores in the...

May 07, 2015, 09:30 ET
Pop star Austin Mahone enjoys a Slurpee during 7-Eleven's kickoff for Slurpee All Access Chill on May 6, 2015 in Miami, Florida.

Exclusive Access: Slurpee® All Access Chill Sweepstakes to Award Music Experiences, Downloads, Festival Tickets, Sound Systems, Guitars

 For thousands of American music lovers, 7-Eleven® stores' iconic Slurpee® drink could be the ticket to top concerts, exclusive trips...

May 04, 2015, 09:30 ET
Winners in Triplicate - Instead of selecting just one winner in its Operation: Take Command franchise giveaway contest for veterans, 7-Eleven is awarding a 7-Eleven store to each of the three finalists. From left, U.S. Navy veteran Mark Anthony Page, Active-duty U.S. Army Captain Robert Kemna and U.S. Army veteran Salil Gautam. More than 1,700 U.S. veterans entered the contest to win a 7-Eleven store.

7-Eleven Triple Crown: All Three Military Veteran Finalists Win a Store in Operation: Take Command Contest

7-Eleven, Inc. hit a triple in Operation: Take Command, the contest to award a U.S. military veteran a 7-Eleven® store. Although one finalist...

Apr 08, 2015, 09:30 ET
Slurpee fans are invited to bring their own, sanitary and no-larger-than-10- inches- in-diameter container to fill with their favorite Slurpee flavors this Saturday from 11 am to 7 pm at a participating 7-Eleven store.  7-Eleven hails the Bring Your Own Cup Day event as its kick off of the warm-weather Slurpee season.

CONTAIN YOUR ENTHUSIASM: 7-Eleven® Stores Hold First Bring-Your-Own-Cup Slurpee® Day at US Locations

 Bring your carafes ... beakers ... goblets ... jars ... or anything else that could even remotely be considered a cup to a...

Apr 02, 2015, 09:30 ET
Based on popular demand for fresh and hot sandwiches, 7-Eleven introduces its Melt sandwiches at participating stores for a suggested retail price of $2.99. The artisan sandwiches are toasted in the stores for each purchaser, typically in less than a minute, and served warm to go.

Countdown to Meltdown: 7-Eleven® Stores Toasts New To-Go 'Melt' Sandwiches

 Making a sandwich is easy, right? Two slices of bread, meat, cheese and sauce … done. Creating the two new 7-Eleven® Melt artisan...