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7-Eleven Cracks Down

Huffington Post | David Winograd | Posted 06.20.2013 | Business

7-Eleven is cracking down on its franchises around the country in the wake of allegations that some store owners are exploiting undocumented immigrant...

WATCH: Up To 15 7-Elevens Raided

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.18.2013 | Business

Agents from the Department of Homeland Security raided as many as 15 7-Eleven shops in New York and Virginia early Monday morning, according to multip...

A Tale of Two Birthdays: LGBTQ Violence

Sue Kerr | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sue Kerr

What will you do to push back? Will you sign a petition about the Boy Scouts or challenging the use of the word "tranny" at 7-Eleven? Will you march? Will you join an email list? Volunteer?

No Bigotry With My Big Gulp!

Sue Kerr | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sue Kerr

Recently I stopped by my neighborhood 7-Eleven convenience store and found myself taking a big gulp when I encountered overt transphobia with a side of woman bashing. I witnessed a clerk use the word "tranny" while telling an anecdote to a co-worker and at least one customer.

Red Bull Launches 3 New Flavors

Posted 11.13.2012 | Home

Last month, Red Bull announced that it was changing its signature flavor for the first time with three Red Bull Editions. These new products, availabl...

WATCH: Weird Pizza Stunt Gets Appropriately Mocked

Posted 10.11.2012 | Comedy

Bastions of democratic integrity 7-Eleven and Pizza Hut are using the election season to promote their services, with a "poll" based on Slurpies and a...

7-11 Convinced It Knows Who Will Win The Election

The Huffington Post | Alice Hines | Posted 10.03.2012 | Business

Mitt Romney should take a big gulp -- 7-Eleven shoppers have already decided on President Obama. According to 7-Eleven's "7-Election" poll, which a...

The 7-Eleven Challenge: Cooking up a Healthy Plan

Jennifer Tyler Lee | Posted 11.17.2012 | Home
Jennifer Tyler Lee

Send every celebrity chef in America to a local convenience store to create a healthy meal for less than five dollars. Maybe that's the recipe we need to get Americans eating healthy.

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...

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...

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.