The Seattle-based Starbucks coffee company announced today that the company will close six hundred stores throughout the U.S. <?xml:namespace prefix = o>
According to the company, the stores scheduled for closure are unprofitable. The company hopes to increase earnings by one hundred million dollars a year through the closure of these stores.
This move comes at a crucial time for Starbucks, as workers across the country organize to demand that the company allow them to form unions.
KBOO’s Kyle Burris spoke with union organizer Cole Dorsey
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