No 7-Eleven

Resisting Chain Stores and Corporate Control


Boycott 7-Eleven Rally Tomorrow

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We are holding our weekly ‘Boycott 7-Eleven Rally’ tomorrow at the 7-Eleven on the corner of 11th Street and Avenue A between 1-2PM.

This Week’s 7-Eleven News

Franchisee Sues 7-Eleven For Stalking, Harassment, Hit and Run

A successful, multi-unit franchise owner who was the 2008 Franchisee of the Year is suing 7-Eleven, Inc. for stalking, harrassment, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and for running him down outside a CVS Pharmacy. Read more.

Franchisee Lawsuit Alleges 7-Eleven “Storm Trooper” Tactics

A lawsuit filed against 7-Eleven, Inc. yesterday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California alleges that the convenience store giant is using “storm trooper” tactics to illegally seize valuable franchise rights from its franchisees in order to resell them for millions of dollars. Read more.

Compassionate 7-Eleven Employee Nearly Fired for Giving a Homeless Man a Cup of Coffee

A compassionate 7-Eleven employee who was in the process of being fired after helping out a homeless man has finally gotten the good news she deserves. Read more.


Yup! There’s A Boycott 7-Eleven Rally Tomorrow!

7-elevenPlease join us for our weekly ‘Boycott 7-Eleven’ rally tomorrow, February 2nd, from 1-2PM at the corner of Avenue A and 11th Street.

This Week’s News

7-Eleven Makes Gale Brewer Want To Puke
Find out what the Manhattan Burrough President said about 7-Eleven this week. Read More.

7-Eleven AC Units Force Residents To Abandon Their Bedrooms
Residents on 11th Street are forced to sleep in their living rooms because 7-Eleven’s illegal AC and refrigeration units are THAT loud. Read More.

Historic Neighborhood Wins Battle Against 7-Eleven
A historic neighborhood in St. Augustine, FL says a 24 hour 7-Eleven would be a traffic nightmare for the pedestrian-friendly businesses as well as the nearby Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind. The planning and building director agrees and says NO to 7-Eleven! Read More.

7-Eleven Franchisee Takes To The Airwaves For Help
This week, Dev Patel, the son of Riverside, CA 7-Eleven franchise owners Dilip & Saroj Patel, were guests on the John & Ken Show on Los Angeles talk radio station KFI AM 640 to discuss the recent seizure of their 7-Eleven franchise by 7-Eleven. Read More.


Boycott 7-Eleven Rally Tomorrow

rally-feb-2Please join us for our weekly ‘Boycott 7-Eleven’ rally tomorrow, February 2nd, from 1-2PM at the corner of Avenue A and 11th Street.

This Week’s 7-Eleven News

7-Eleven / Westminster Rack up $17K+ In Fines
7-Eleven and Westminster Management have racked up $17K+ in fines at 7-Eleven’s Avenue A location.

7-Eleven Thinks Key Copying Service Will Woo Us
7-Eleven thinks we’re all besties now that they’re offering us key copying services.

7-Eleven Stole Our Store
7-Eleven franchisee says 7-Eleven seized his franchise and that he was not given ample time to consult with a qualified franchise attorney to protect his assets.

How You Can Help

1. Don’t shop at NYC 7-Elevens!
The easiest thing you can do! Shop at a bodega, a deli, a coffee shop, a grocery store – any place BUT a 7-Eleven!

2. Sign the petition!
We call on the City Planning Commission and the City Council to amend the city’s zoning text to require that no corporate formula store or bank open a new location without approval from the local community board. Sign now!

3. Join us on social media!
Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Please share and re-tweet our posts as often as you can.

4. Attend a rally!
We are hosting BOYCOTT 7-ELEVEN rallies EVERY SUNDAY at 11th and A from 1-2PM. Please join us!


Boycott 7-Eleven Rally + This Week’s Chain News + Events

boycottBoycott 7-Eleven Rally
Sunday, Nov 17th, 1PM-2PM
Corner of 11th Street and Avenue A

This Week’s Chain News

Small shops already feeling the crunch from 7-Eleven [The Villager]

7-Eleven and the East Village [NY Press]

San Francisco to chain stores: Get out! [Salon]

Upcoming Local Events

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Formula Retail Community Workshop: November 19th

EVCC invites you to voice your opinion about the current state of chain stores within the East Village. Join EVCC November 19th from 6pm-8pm at the Neighborhood Preservation Center, for a community workshop on Formula Retail. The workshop is open to all but space is limited.

RSVP HERE

How You Can Help

1. Don’t shop at 7-Eleven!

The easiest thing you can do! Shop at a bodega, a deli, a coffee shop, a grocery store – any place but a 7-Eleven!

2. Sign the petition!

Also super easy! We call on the City Planning Commission and the City Council to amend the city’s zoning text to require that no corporate formula store or bank open a new location without approval from the local community board. Sign now!

3. Join us on social media!

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Please share and re-tweet our posts as often as you can. So easy!

4. Attend a rally!

We are hosting BOYCOTT 7-ELEVEN rallies EVERY SUNDAY at 11th and A from 1-2PM. Please join us!