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Bodega Wars

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What does the 7-Elevenification of NYC mean for the bodega? It might not mean that 7-Eleven is trying to destroy the bodega, but the corporation is giving huge discounts to bodega owners on franchise fees in the hope that they'll switch over. The Atlantic Cities points out that If more bodegas became 7-Elevens, though, the "eyes on the street" their regulars provide might disappear. [TAC]