BOSTON (CBS) – First there was 7-Eleven in South Boston, now there’s a 6-Twelve.
A South Boston man was so upset with 7-Eleven that he opened his own store across the street on East Broadway.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
Abu Musa once owned the 7-Eleven franchise across the street but got mad over the parent company’s practices.
Musa says he wanted to pull the hot food from his 7-Eleven because it didn’t sell, but the company wouldn’t let him.READ MORE: Spurs Best Celtics 96-88 Despite Blowing 24-Point Lead
He eventually lost his franchise and settled out of court for an undisclosed amount of money.
Now, he opened his own rival store: 6-Twelve.
“Whatever, whenever they want they can bring into the store and we have no option, no choice but to accept it,” said Musa. “Because they said you signed the paperwork.”MORE NEWS: Moderna Seeks To Develop Variant-Specific Boosters For COVID-19 Mutations Like Omicron
Half of his customers are ones from his 7-Eleven days who heard about his story and want to support him.