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Why is the store seven eleven called seven eleven?

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7-Eleven Inc. is a Japanese-American international chain of convenience stores. It was founded in 1927 as an ice house storefront. It was named Tote'm Stores initially but in 1946, the name was changed to 7-Eleven to reflect the company's new, extended hours, 7 A.M. to 11 P.M., seven days per week.

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It was originally open from 7am to 11pm.

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