Wednesday, October 3, 2012
7-Eleven '7-Election' promotion currently has president leading Mitt Romney 60 to 40 percent.
The results are in ... sort of. Anyone who has stopped by 7-Eleven on Morris Street this election cycle may have noticed the red and blue cups available for your morning coffee. The world's biggest convenience store chain has since Sept. 6 been running its third "7-Election" campaign and thus far, things have looked good for the president. Either that, or Democrats drink a lot of 7-Eleven coffee. As President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney prepared to square off in their first debate, by Wednesday Obama (the blue cup) was leading with 60 percent of "votes." Romney (the red cup) had 40 percent, according to the official 7-Eleven website. Here in New Jersey, Obama had a 56 to 44 percent lead over Romney among …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Morristown man charged with shoplifting and disorderly conduct in alleged 7-Eleven incident.
A Morristown man was drunk when he got into an argument with a convenience store clerk and left after refusing to pay a portion of his bill because of an ATM fee, police said. Craig Nichols, 37, was arrested and charged with shoplifting and disorderly conduct at 2:30 a.m. Monday. According to a police report filed by Officer Joseph Heuneman, the officer heard several screaming voices from the area of 7-Eleven while conducting a property check of the Midtown Shopping Center. While inside his police vehicle about 30 feet from the store, Heuneman observed a man quickly exit the store as another man followed, police said. As the second man attempted to open the door, the first man—later identified as Nichols—slammed the door closed with his …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Celebrate its 85th year with a frozen treat.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Wednesday is July 11, or 7/11 depending on how you write it. Why is that significant? Because it's been really hot, it's summer, and it's 7-Eleven Day. Yes, that means free Slurpees for all! From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., you can get a 7.11 ounce Slurpee, free of charge, at participating locations. Help celebrate 85 years of the frosty treat by enjoying one yourself. The chain also has a link to a free printable birthday hat on its Facebook page that you can use to celebrate the anniversary. Residents of Morristown can head to the Morris Street location for their Slurpee fix. If you happen to be elsewhere and are looking for some icy goodness, you can look for the store nearest you.
Monday, May 21, 2012
In honor of international company's new "Slurpee Lite" product.
Monday, May 21, 2012
Have a hankering for a frozen treat but are looking to save a buck (and a few calories)? International convenience store chain 7-Eleven will be offering free 7.11-ounce (get it? Har har) cups of their iconic "Slurpee," which they are now offering in a Splenda-sweetened, 20-calorie per serving version, on May 23. Locally, 7-Eleven is located on Morris Street in Morristown. The press release, in all its Slurpee Lite glory, is below: To tout its first Slurpee®-branded, sugar-free frozen drink, Slurpee Lite, and launch the upcoming Slurpee season, billed as the "Flavors of Summer," 7-Eleven, Inc. has created SlurpFREE Day. SlurpFREE Day is an opportunity for our guests to enjoy a free 7.11 ounce Slurpee drink between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. local …
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Grand opening of newest Morristown convenience store scheduled for Saturday.
Care for a little yuletide cheer with your coffee and taquitos? 7-Eleven, formerly Another 24 Hours, will be holding a Grand Opening event 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. In addition to various giveaways–including coffee, select-size sodas and Big Bite hot dogs–the international convenience store chain will also have Santa Claus on-hand for photo opps, and Mrs. Claus for face painting. It had been announced earlier this year that the former 24-hour convenience store Another 24 Hours would be converting to the 7-Eleven model. Work began earlier this fall on the remodeling and has recently been completed. 7-Eleven–founded in 1927 in Dallas, Texas, and currently owned by Japanese company Seven & I Holdings–has nearly 40,000 locations throughout …