03/01/2013 08:33 am ET

7-Eleven Expects To Have 3 Stores In Downtown Detroit This Year

It's been nearly two decades since there was an option to purchase a Slurpee from 7-Eleven Inc. inside Detroit's city limits.

By year's end, three stores are expected to open in the downtown business district, according to Stephen Oliver, regional development director for the Dallas-based convenience store chain, confirming previous reports about the company's plans, announced last summer.

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