Starbucks Closing Stores

American Voicesbusiness ISSUE 44•05 Feb 1, 2008

After posting the weakest sales period in the company's history, Starbucks announced that it would be closing 100 stores. What do you think?

  • “Where am I supposed to go now to seem important, harried, and in a huge rush?”

    Cathy Ripp –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Instead of closing stores, they can boost sales by going back to basics and focusing on their original business of opening stores.”

    Keith Pettersen –
    Janitor

  • “See, I knew that neighborhood boycott I organized in 1991 would work.”

    Paul Oppenheimer –
    Rare Stamp Seller