Starbucks has always been a place where you can find the world’s best coffees. But in 1971, you would have had to travel all the way to the only store in Seattle’s historic Pike Place Market. A lot has changed since then, and Starbucks has become synonymous with not only great coffee, but a place […]

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In 1946, The Southland Corporation changed its Tote’m store name to 7-Eleven to reflect the stores extended hours from 7 in the morning until 11 in the evening, 7 days a week. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company operates franchises and licenses for approximately 7,600 stores in the U.S. and Canada. In June, 1969 the first Canadian […]

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Once upon a time in the early 20th century, people lived in neighbourhoods where they would walk or take some form of public transit to get around. It was a simpler life then where people got to know each other and communities were formed. All of that changed after World War II when urban sprawl […]

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