7-Eleven Seeks New Agency

Looking to hire its fourth agency in five years, 7-Eleven has chosen six shops to compete for its $30 million account, according to sources. The contenders are MDC Partners’ Kirshenbaum Bond + Partners, Publicis Groupe’s The Kaplan Thaler Group, independent RPA, Publicis in Mid- America, IPG’s TM Advertising and incumbent Omnicom’s TracyLocke, sources said. Client also seeks point-of-purchase shop that includes incumbent TPN in Dallas.