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Wawa Sued A Store Called Dawa, Claiming Customers Might Be Confused

If you want customers to feel comfortable trying your store, call it something that’s sort of familiar. A retailer in New Jersey is accused of picking a name that’s a little too familiar, calling its store Dawa and using a logo similar to the chain Wawa. [More]

Former 7-Eleven Franchisee Opens Store Called 6-Twelve, Declares War

Former 7-Eleven Franchisee Opens Store Called 6-Twelve, Declares War

Years ago, a man moved from Bangladesh to Boston and dreamed of opening his own business. He worked hard and eventually owned a 7-Eleven franchise and store. He lost the franchise after a series of disagreements with the company. After years of legal wrangling, he started a new venture: A store down the street called 6-Twelve. [More]

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Sunoco Sells 1,110 Convenience Stores To 7-Eleven

It’s a perfect corporate match: Sunoco wants to focus on fuel and get out of the convenience store business, while 7-Eleven’s parent company wants to expand in the United States. In a $3.3 billion deal, Sunoco will hand over 1,110 stores, and 7-Eleven will buy fuel for them from Sunoco for the next 15 years. [More]

7-Eleven Customer Freaks Out, Trashes Store After Debit Card Is Declined

7-Eleven Customer Freaks Out, Trashes Store After Debit Card Is Declined

Having low blood sugar or being hangry aren’t pleasant, but they’re no excuse for going on a fruit-throwing rampage at a 7-Eleven store. [More]

Everyone Probably Already Ate Recalled Sandwiches And Veggie Trays Made With Potentially Contaminated Hummus

Everyone Probably Already Ate Recalled Sandwiches And Veggie Trays Made With Potentially Contaminated Hummus

You might remember that earlier this month, Sabra Dipping Co. announced that there was possible Listeria contamination in its hummus, and recalled a variety of sizes and flavors. That hummus was also used in commercial products, which included vegetable trays, sandwiches, and snack boxes. [More]

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7 Things We Learned About The History Of The Slurpee

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Slurpee, which grew along with 7-Eleven to become the preeminent frozen sugary beverage in this country, and perhaps in the world. Like any product that old, the Slurpee has a fascinating history. [More]

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Would You Learn To Code At Your Local 7-Eleven?

For better or worse, I’ve spent an awful lot of hours inside of various 7-Eleven stores, but I’ve never learned much outside of how to get the right mix of beverages from the Big Gulp dispenser and how to tell if a hot dog has been on the rollers for too long. Yet elsewhere in the world, people are heading to 7-Eleven to hone their coding skills. [More]

Reminder: It’s Free Slurpee Day At 7-Eleven Today

Reminder: It’s Free Slurpee Day At 7-Eleven Today

Look at the date. If it says it’s July 11, 2016, you can get a free Slurpee at 7-Eleven today. [More]

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Flour Contaminated With Peanuts Causes Baked Goods Recalls At 7-Eleven, Chick-fil-A, Cinnabon, Supermarkets

You only need one contaminated ingredient to show the complexity and interconnectedness of our food supply. In the case of commercial bakery CSM Bakery Solutions in Georgia, one batch of peanut-contaminated flour led to prepared baked goods at clients nationwide that include Cinnabon, Safeway, Jewel, 7-Eleven, and Chick-fil-A. [More]

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IRS Now Accepting Cash Tax Payments At Your Local 7-Eleven

Jonesing for a Slurpee and still need to pay your taxes? You can kill two birds with one stone with the Internal Revenue Service’s new payment option: taxpayers can fork over what they owe in cash at one of the participating 7,000 7-Eleven locations in the country. [More]

7-Eleven Now Selling A Slurpee-Flavored Donut

7-Eleven Now Selling A Slurpee-Flavored Donut

Perhaps this weekend’s 7-Eleven promotion where you can fill any sufficiently narrow container with Slurpee isn’t of interest to you because you would rather have your Wild Cherry-flavored sweetness in the form of a baked good. The convenience store chain is happy to indulge that very specific preference: they have a limited-time offering of a cherry-iced donut under the Slurpee brand. [More]

You Can Fill A Hard Hat With Slurpee At 7-Eleven This Week

You Can Fill A Hard Hat With Slurpee At 7-Eleven This Week

If you’ve ever wanted to fill that heirloom gravy boat with a Slurpee from 7-Eleven, now’s your chance. The convenience store is hosting a BYOB event for the sugary, icy drink starting this weekend.  [More]

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Celery Supplier Linked To Costco Chicken Salad E. Coli Outbreak Issues Recalls Affecting 13 More Retailers

The E. Coli outbreak linked to a rotisserie chicken salad sold by Costco that’s sickened 19 customers in seven states has been traced back to a single ingredient: celery that comes from a supplier in California. That farm has now issued a recall for a slew of products that could contain tainted celery sold at 13 additional retailers across the country.

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Del Monte Recalls Granny Smith Apples Sold At 7-Eleven And Coremark

Del Monte Recalls Granny Smith Apples Sold At 7-Eleven And Coremark

Fruit in convenience stores is a healthy snack option, but maybe not such a healthy option when potentially contaminated with bacteria that could make you sick. Del Monte Granny Smith (green) apples distributed to convenience stores in the central and mountain regions of the country may have Listeria bacteria, and have been recalled. [More]

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7-Eleven Expands Delivery Service To Three More Cities, Still Doesn’t Include Slurpees

Two months after 7-Eleven announced that lucky (maybe) residents of San Francisco and Oakland could have microwaved burritos and other convenience store fare (no Slurpees, though) delivered right to their home, the company has expanded the service. While the expansion still doesn’t include the on-demand delivery of sugary Slurpees, it does include three additional service areas: Chicago, Los Angeles and certain parts of New York. [More]

7-Eleven Isn’t Just Giving Away Slurpees For One Day This Year, It’s Creating A Week Of (Almost) Free Stuff

7-Eleven Isn’t Just Giving Away Slurpees For One Day This Year, It’s Creating A Week Of (Almost) Free Stuff

Who wants a free Slurpee? Well, good thing tomorrow is July 11 – otherwise known as 7-Eleven Day – a day in which the convenience store will once again bestow free sugary, icy drinks on customers at no cost. Not content to merely give away free frozen drinks this year, 7-Eleven stores are expanding their yearly celebration to an entire week. [More]

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7-Eleven Testing Delivery Service Because Fetching Your Own Microwaved Burritos Is So 2014

Sometimes the Slurpee machine is just… too… far… away. Am I right? Sure, because otherwise why would 7-Eleven be testing a delivery service? Yes, that is a thing that is happening, as we have become a people who can’t even be bothered to microwave our own burritos.

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(Joe Moyer)

Del Monte Recalls Fruit Snack Packs Potentially Contaminated With Listeria

Sure, we feel like we’re doing something righteous and healthy when we buy a package of cut fresh fruit for a snack instead of cookies or a candy bar, but there are times when choosing fresh fruit can come back to bite you. That’s the case for some Del Monte fruit snacks sold in grocery and convenience stores. [More]