Christmas Shopping, 7-Eleven Style
DALLAS -- With Christmas just four days away, 7-Eleven offers a multitude of gift ideas for the harried shopper. A press release from the convenience store chain highlights possible gifts for the entire family.
* SpeakOut Wireless phones are "perfect for parents, who have the ability to control costs through the prepaid phone card arrangement"
* Slurpee Lights offers multicolored flickering lights on a 24-ounce cup for sipping "America's favorite frozen carbonated beverage"
* The Slurpee Drink Maker is "a great way for kids to create their own frozen concoctions"
* Gift cards from a variety of stores, such as JCPenney, Lowe's Home Improvements Stores, Circuit City, Blockbuster Video and Applebee's, can be purchased at 7-Eleven locations. 7-Eleven also offers its own branded gift cards
* Fresh-cut flowers are "a great way to brighten someone's day"
* Sales of each St. Jude teddy bear raises funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. 7-Eleven donates $3 to St. Jude's for every bear sold
* Stocking stuffers include CDs, refillable stainless steel coffee mugs, trading and game cards, long-distance phone cards, Message M&M candies, Lifesaver Sweet Story Books, and candy in interactive toy dispensers featuring cartoon characters.