7- Eleven® Hosts First Grand Opening in Lexington, South Carolina

7- Eleven® Hosts First Grand Opening in Lexington, South Carolina
7-Eleven stores re-enter the Lexington market with four new locations by the end of 2019 and additional stores throughout the Columbia market

7-Eleven, Inc., your go-to convenience store, invites Lexington residents to sip, snack and join the fun at its grand opening event between 2-6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6 for its new store at 2374 Augusta HWY. The 7-Eleven location is the market’s first since 2014 and will be operated by Applegreen USA. Following this store opening will be three additional stores in Lexington in 2019, as well as additional stores throughout the Columbia market.

Special store promotions include:
• Product promotions and special giveaways from partners including Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Monster, Miller/Coors, Redbull and more!
• Free food samples and drinks – including a free slice of pizza and free Big Bite Hot Dog®.
• Raffle tickets! The grand prize winner will be chosen at 5 p.m.

At 7-Eleven, convenience may be our focus, but serving is our business. And that business extends beyond our stores into the communities where our customers, employees and Franchisees live, work and play. To celebrate the new store in Lexington, we will:

• Host Lexington High School’s marching band and cheerleaders who will perform between 2-7 p.m.
• Hold a community Ribbon Cutting at 3:30 p.m., with special guests:
o Mayor Steve MacDougall
o Otis Rawl, Lexington Chamber of Commerce
o Darrell Hudson, Lexington County Council
• Present a Project A-Game donation to Lexington High School to support the community’s youth programs.

WHAT: 7-Eleven Store Grand Opening

WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 6
2– 6 p.m.

WHERE: 2374 Augusta HWY
Lexington, SC 29072

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About 7-Eleven, Inc.
7 Eleven, Inc. is the premier name and largest chain in the convenience-retailing industry. Based in Irving, Texas, 7 Eleven operates, franchises and/or licenses more than 67,000 stores in 17 countries, including 11,800 in North America. Known for its iconic brands such as Slurpee®, Big Bite® and Big Gulp®, 7 Eleven has expanded into high-quality salads, side dishes, cut fruit and protein boxes, as well as pizza, chicken wings, cheeseburgers and hot chicken sandwiches. 7 Eleven® stores offer customers industry-leading private brand products under the 7-Select® brand including healthy options, decadent treats and everyday favorites, at an outstanding value. Customers also count on 7-Eleven for payment services, self-service lockers and other convenient services. Find out more online at www.7-Eleven.com, via the 7Rewards® customer loyalty platform on the 7-Eleven mobile app, or on social media at Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Applegreen USA
Founded in 1992, Applegreen is an Irish company that established its U.S. headquarters in Lexington, South Carolina in 2017 and signed a franchise agreement with 7-Eleven in 2018. Applegreen is a progressive business that operates 299 convenience stores and gas stations in Ireland and the United Kingdom and has 113 locations in the United States.