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8 Signs Your Gas Station Food Isn't Safe

Mehmet Oz, M.D. | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Mehmet Oz, M.D.

By Elisabeth Leamy Gas stations now make more money off of food than they do from gas, in terms of profit margins. In fact, many should really be c...

This Store Doesn't Have Any Cashiers

The Huffington Post | Ishita Singh | Posted 03.14.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

A convenience store in Viken, Sweden relies on technology, and customers' good faith, to pay for items. There are no cashiers -- instead, shoppers use...

Hatchet-Wielding Attacker Shot Dead By 7-Eleven Customer

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 03.14.2016 | Crime

A customer may have saved lives by fatally shooting a hatchet-wielding attacker in a Washington state 7-Eleven this weekend, local authorities said. 7...

Lawson's Geek: My Love Affair With Japan's Convenience Stores

Nancy Snow | Posted 02.19.2016 | World
Nancy Snow

The Japanese landscape is draped in conbini (convenience) stores. If you aren't on a train, you are likely at a conbini. And you want to be there.

7 Ways America Needs to Be More Like Germany

Sophie Roth-Douquet | Posted 07.28.2016 | Teen
Sophie Roth-Douquet

In Germany there are bakeries on practically every corner. I lived in Stuttgart, a pretty big city in the south of Germany where I could see three bakeries just by looking out the window and swiveling my head slightly.

This Business Model Cuts Profits To Give Poor Communities Access To Healthy Food

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.14.2015 | Impact

One nonprofit is using its expertise on bringing better foods into underserved areas to help other groups hoping to do the same. D.C. Central Kit...

The Inspiring Way One 7-Eleven Is Keeping Kids Out Of Trouble

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

In hopes keeping kids out of trouble in a crime-ridden area, a Fresno, Calif. 7-Eleven store is giving out free Slurpees to children for each book the...

Hispanics Lean Towards Purchasing Groceries At Convenience Stores

Forbes | Posted 07.29.2013 | Latino Voices

U.S. Hispanics are far more likely to do grocery shopping at the nearest convenience store (C-Store) than non-Hispanics, a new study by the NPD Group ...

Alice Hines

Another Company Slashes Employee Hours To Skirt Obamacare | Alice Hines | Posted 12.21.2012 | Business

A convenience store chain with roughly 150 stores in mid-Atlantic states has in recent weeks aggressively cut employee hours to avoid having to provid...

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...

SHOCKING VIDEO: Man Crashes Truck Into Store In Alleged Murder Attempt

Posted 12.15.2011 | Weird News

A Tennessee man has been charged with attempted murder after he rammed his pickup truck into a convenience store in an attempt to kill a woman, accord...

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...

Larry Skopnik, Wheelchair-Bound Canadian Man, Thwarts Attempted Robbery (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A wheelchair-bound Vancouver man has been hailed as a local hero after CCTV footage of him helping to thwart a convenience story robbery made its way ...

Drunkest Guy Ever, Silent Film Version (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

On its own, this priceless minimart security footage of a clearly inebriated man trying to buy more beer (POSTED BELOW) is pretty hilarious. Whoever a...