On July 11, 7-Eleven will celebrate its 88th birthday — or “7-Eleven Day.” To mark that, the store will be giving away free Slurpees.
But July 11 is the just the kickoff of a week filled with free goodies.
Via a Facebook event, 7-11 announced, “It’s time to raise a cup to 7Rewards Week! Because everyone loves free food and drinks, right? Obviously.”
Here’s how you can reap the benefits of free food:
On July 11, you just have to show up between the hours of 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. to get a free small Slurpee.
But from July 12th to the 18th, every time you buy a Coffee, Chillers Iced Coffee, Slurpee, or Big Gulp and scan the 7-Eleven app, you can get a freebie.
Time reported that 7-Eleven likely gives away free food because the promotions can tempt people to buy additional items while they are in the stores.
According to USA Today, during 7-Eleven’s free Slurpee day in 2010, the chain saw a 38% increase in Slurpee sales.
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