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Starbucks to close some stores, eliminate
seating in all others to slow spread of
coronavirus

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Posted By: Ron_lfp, 3/15/2020 11:33:42 PM

In a bid to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, Starbucks will temporarily close some of its North American locations and will shift to a “to-go” model at the rest of its more than 10,000 North American stores. The closures, which were announced and implemented Sunday afternoon, will last at least two weeks and will affect company-operated stores in high-risk areas such as Seattle and New York, with a high number of cases of COVID-19, (snip) In these areas, stores will either shut down or move to reduced hours. (snip) The closures reportedly include 22 locations in downtown Seattle,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 3/15/2020 11:45:54 PM (No. 347630)
What a convenient way to rid themselves of the homeless that they unwisely allow to hang out and use the bathrooms without buying anything.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Butch 3/16/2020 2:03:30 PM (No. 348130)
#1 You nailed it. Plus America can now take a break from drinking Starbuck´s swill coffee. I live in Colombia, so I guess I´m a coffee snob, but $2 per pound coffee here is better than Starbuck´s over-roasted coffee that´s served up with an attitude. Oh, and yes, maybe it´s time to scrub their stores with Clorox -- it´s long overdue.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Old Army Vet 3/16/2020 5:35:28 PM (No. 348313)
I can't remember the last time that I was in a starbucks, however, I can predict the next time that I will be in one, never.
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