Starbucks Australia Closing Down 61 Australian Stores

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Starbucks, which has recently announced of its closure of 600 stores in the U.S. has announced that it will close down 61 stores in Australia, 16 of them in Melbourne.

Full List of Starbucks U.S. Store Closures

Update from Starbucks woes in which they plan to close down 600 underperforming stores in the U.S., Starbucks has now released the official full list of U.S. store closures.

Starbucks in Woes, Coffee Fans Delighted

StarbucksOne coffee drinker’s bad news is another coffee drinker’s good news, it seems.

The latest financial woes at Starbucks Corp., which is planning to close 600 underperforming U.S. stores and cutting up to 12,000 full and part-time positions, is evoking glee and little sympathy from aficionados who say they resent the coffee shop giant and favor small independent cafes.

“I’m so happy. I’m so not a Starbucks person,” said Melinda Vigliotti, sipping iced coffee at the Irving Farm Coffee House in New York. “I believe in supporting small businesses. Starbucks, bye-bye.”

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