Starbucks closing 16 stores in Democrat cities over safety concerns
Starbucks will be closing 16 US stores in response to spiking crime including assault, drug use and theft.
The company announced that the 16 US stores will close by July 31, including five in Seattle, one in Everett, six in the Los Angeles area, two in Portland, Ore., and locations in Philadelphia and Washington, DC. Employees at the stores that are closing can ask to be reassigned to other stores.
The coffee giant said the move was part of an attempt to increase security at the shops. In a memo to...