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The At-Home 7-Eleven Slurpee Machine

Posted 08.07.2012 | Home

If jumping in your car and driving all the way to your nearest 7-Eleven for a Slurpee has always seemed like way too much of a hassle, you're in luck:...

PHOTO: 7-Eleven Mashed Potato Vending Machine Is A Real Thing

Posted 07.17.2012 | Home

We had to look at this a few times to be sure it was real. Turns out, it is. Ladies and gentlemen, we give you the Maggi mashed potato vending mac...


Posted 07.11.2012 | Home

Happy birthday, 7-Eleven! The convenience store chain celebrates its 85th birthday on July 11 with free 7.11-oz. Slurpees at participating locations f...

BIG GULP INDEED: Mom Gives Birth In a 7-Eleven Parking Lot

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.09.2012 | Weird News

If ever a couple had a reason to say, "Oh thank heaven for 7-Eleven," it's Chad and Tye Malley. When labor pains became too much for Tye as the cou...

More Reasons to Leave New York: 7-Eleven, Pain and Freak Flags

Howard Jordan Jr. | Posted 08.06.2012 | New York
Howard Jordan Jr.

The unofficial start of summer means it's time to change your closet over and prepare for Con Ed to use and abuse you on a monthly basis for daring to turn your AC on. Here are a few more reasons to consider making a break from New York City.

Alice Hines

A New 7-Eleven Opens Every Two Hours | Alice Hines | Posted 05.24.2012 | Business

Somewhere in the world, every two hours, a new 7-Eleven opens. That’s right; the favorite retailer of highway road stops, street corners and lat...

7-Eleven Debuts Low-Calorie Slurpee

Posted 05.14.2012 | Home

7-Eleven is debuting nationally a low-calorie version of its signature offering: the Slurpee. USA Today reports that the drink will be made with Splen...

Subway Has More Health Violations Than Any Other NYC Chain

Posted 04.18.2012 | New York

A new report conducted by The Daily News reveals more Subway restaurants have been closed due to health violations than any other chain in the city, w...

WATCH: 7-Eleven Shopper Narrowly Escapes Car Crashing Through Walls

Posted 04.17.2012 | Good News

A Connecticut woman got lucky earlier this month after purchasing a lottery ticket at a local convenience store -- but not in the way she had hoped. ...

East Village Coming And Goings: 7-Eleven And Lakeside Lounge

Posted 04.16.2012 | New York

7-Eleven's plans to expand and subsequently destroy the city with 14 stores in 2012 is in full gear and their latest storefront has officially landed ...


Posted 02.23.2012 | New York

Despite recent, reassuring statistics indicating chains were actually spreading more slowly in New York City, 7-Eleven is determined to reverse the tr...

Man Pleads Guilty To Robbing 7-Eleven Dressed As Gumby

AP | Posted 11.25.2011 | Crime

SAN DIEGO -- A man accused of trying to rob a San Diego 7-Eleven while dressed as Gumby has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor burglary. A lawyer for 19-y...

7-Eleven Releases Surprisingly Delicious Hot Dog Potato Chips

Posted 10.29.2011 | Home

When we at HuffPost Food read, the other day, on Gothamist, that 7-Eleven had introduced hot dog-flavored potato chips, we were thrilled. We needed to...

7-Eleven Handing Out Free Slurpees Today

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 09.10.2011 | Home

7-Eleven is giving out free slurpees today at locations nationwide in coordination with its 84th birthday (appropriately 7-11). The convenience sto...

7-11 Giving Out Free Slurpees On 7-11

Posted 09.06.2011 | Home

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven is celebrating its 84th birthday on Monday. As usual, that means a free Slurpee for anyone who stops by a 7-Eleven...

SHOCKING Hit-And-Run Caught On Tape

Posted 08.22.2011 | Crime

Police in Yeadon, Pa. are looking for the driver of a vehicle involved in a violent hit-and-run that occurred at a 7-Eleven earlier this month. Gej...

7-Eleven Creates Dual-Chambered Slurpee For Two

Slashfood | Posted 06.22.2011 | Home

7-Eleven has a new Slurpee scheme that will let you mix and match your flavors. On June 11, the company's launching a dual-chambered cup and special s...

Obama Joke Inspires 'Slurpee Unity Tour'

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Is President Barack Obama willing to risk Slurpee brainfreeze as he grapples with political gridlock? A strange but real possibility....

Social Media Helps Wall Street Meet Main Street

Matt Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Matt Wilson

Social media is all the buzz in small business. Everyone has seen their local mom and pop store using social tools to keep in touch with their clientele. Where does Wall Street meet Main Street? Franchising.

Friday Talking Points [146] -- Clowning Around

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Send in the clowns! No, that's not a statement on Congress returning to Washington next week. Although if you choose to read it that way, I certainly...

PHOTOS: The Most Famous American Brands In Foreign Hands

24/7 Wall St. | Michael B. Sauter, Charles B. Stockdale, Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By Michael B. Sauter, Charles B. Stockdale, Douglas A. McIntyre, 24/7 Wall St.: The most powerful brands in the world, based on name recognition and e...

Where It All Began: Chain Retailers' First Locations

Wallet Pop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Before your favorite retail chain had locations all across America, they had to start somewhere. Some "birthing" stories are fairly well-known. For ex...

Vampire Works 7-Eleven Night Shift

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

Enter at your own risk. Schenectady, New York -- In what occult experts are calling the first known instance of a vampire employed in an actual hum...

Meet America's Fastest-Growing Company: Ambit Energy | Darren Dahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Imagine trying to live up to the kind of entrepreneurial legacy Jere Thompson Jr.--whose grandfather Joe Thompson started the iconic 7-Eleven chain in...

Vegan Living: Five Accidentally Vegan 7-Eleven Treats

Katie Molinaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Katie Molinaro

With nothing over $1.79, it's a great time for a vegan snack attack. Check out 7-Eleven's top five accidentally vegan snacks.