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Facts about 7-Eleven you didn't know

The iconic Slurpee is popular everywhere, but nowhere

The iconic Slurpee is popular everywhere, but nowhere is it bigger than Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, which is the top market globally for the drink. The top market in the United States is metropolitan Detroit, with locations around the Motor City selling 3.5 times more Slurpee drinks than an average store. Credit: Getty Images

7?Eleven Inc. has about 55,000 stores in 16 countries. The North American market has 10,400 stores.

How quickly does the company grow? Well, it says it adds another store to its worldwide operations every 3½ hours.

All those stores make the next boast pretty remarkable: Long Island is its top market for coffee sales. 

That's just one of nine facts about the chain we list here. Mobile users, click on the link after the third paragraph to access the entire list. 

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