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 store opened under the 7-Eleven Canada, Inc. banner. It was located on 17th Avenue S.E. in Calgary Alberta. Today, 7-Eleven Canada owns and operates more than 475 stores from British Columbia to Ontario and employs more than 5,400 people. They provide customers with the products and services that they want, when they want them, in a clean and friendly environment, and they continue to grow to meet consumers’ needs.
One of the most fascinating tidbits of information about 7-11 is that their famous trademark drink Slurpee was first introduced to the general public in the 1960′s, with the first Slurpee introduced in Calgary in 1969. However, if you are living in Winnipeg, Manitoba, you are living in the Slurpee capital of the world. More Slurpee’s are sold there than anywhere else, followed by Detroit, Michigan.
When 7-11 went looking for honest, reliable and fun people to help them distribute their flyers door to door, they enlisted the help at An Inspired Staffing Solution. Nearly 100 staff travelled to people’s homes all across Alberta to pitch in and help 7-Eleven get their message out of new products, specials and coupons to their potential customer. Good Job everyone and much appreciated!
An Inspired Staffing Solution is a full service event staffing agency that represents a variety of talented event staff including but not limited to; Brand Ambassadors, Promotional Models, Liquor demonstrators, Servers and Bartenders. The agents at our office have combined expertise of over 30 years of experience with specialties in event staffing and event planning. Our main branch office is located in Calgary with a satellite office in Winnipeg. We service all major centres in Alberta, which include but are not limited to Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer. Contact us today about your unique event, and we will coordinate the staff you require.
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