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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...

Apr 01, 2015, 15:28 ET
Selected by public vote, the three finalists have been named in 7-Eleven's Operation: Take Command contest - a competition for one military vet to win a franchise fee-free 7-Eleven store. They are, from top left, Army vets Salil Gautam of Chesapeake, Va., and Robert Kemna of Miami, and Navy vet Mark Anthony Page of Granbury, Texas.

FINAL THREE: America Picks Top Military Veterans to move to final competition for Franchise Fee-Free 7-Eleven® Store

 The public, friends and relatives of 10 military veterans competing for a 7-Eleven store somewhere in the U.S. cast more than 30,000 votes in...

Mar 16, 2015, 09:30 ET
7-Eleven invites America to vote for their favorite among 10 military-veteran contestants who submitted videos in vying for a U.S. 7-Eleven store franchise-fee free.  Voting takes place on 7-Eleven's Franchise Facebook through March 29.

Public to Pick Top Three Among 10 Semi-Finalists Vying for Franchise Fee-Free 7-Eleven® Store

 And now there are 10. Ten military veterans or those soon to leave the U.S. Armed Forces are competing for the public's favor and the...

Mar 09, 2015, 09:30 ET
7-Eleven, Inc. launches 7Rewards, an expanded customer loyalty platform that rewards customers with a free beverage for every six cups purchased through its 7-Eleven mobile app. The program includes 7-Eleven coffee and its other hot beverages, Big Gulp(R), Slurpee(R) and Chillers(R) drinks.

Any Cup, Any Way, Any Day: 7-Eleven® Launches 7Rewards Loyalty Platform on App

7-Eleven, Inc. wants its customers to drink up … because the more often they do, the more FREE coffee, Big Gulp®, Slurpee® and...

Mar 09, 2015, 09:30 ET

Cualquier Vaso, De Cualquier Forma, Cualquier Día: 7-Eleven® Lanza Plataforma de Fidelización 7Rewards en Aplicación Móvil

  7-Eleven, Inc. quiere que sus clientes empiecen ¡a tomar se ha dicho...! porque cuanto más a menudo lo hacen, ganarán...

Feb 17, 2015, 09:30 ET
7-Eleven, Inc. is eliminating the franchise fee for more than 200 select stores in the U.S. through June 30, 2015.

7-Eleven® Launches Limited-Time Zero Franchise Fee Initiative to Franchise Select U.S. Stores

 Between now and June 30, 7-Eleven, Inc. will waive the franchise fee on a select number of its U.S. stores available for franchise, a savings...

Jan 13, 2015, 08:30 ET
Better for you and your New Year's health resolution, 7-Eleven just introduced two proprietary health bars as part of its 7-Select private-brand line. Weighing in at just under 200 calories, the 7-Select Go!Smart fruit and nut bars come in two varieties - Cranberry Cashew, and Pistachio and Mixed Berries.

7-Eleven Invites Health-Conscious Customers to 'Wise Up' to new 7-Select GO!Smart™ Fruit and Nut Bars

 Just in time for people trying to keep their health-related New Year's resolutions, 7-Eleven, Inc. has introduced two premium, better-for-you...

Jan 12, 2015, 09:30 ET
Infographic shows growth and success of military veterans in franchise businesses.

More than 1,200 Veterans Enter Operation: Take Command To Win 7-Eleven Franchise

 Enlistment has been brisk for Operation: Take Command, 7-Eleven, Inc.'s first franchise giveaway contest targeted exclusively to U.S. military...

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...