No! Really? Without the caption, I would have no idea what's going on in the picture. Read the original article here.
The majority of the Starbucks store closures may be in the U.S. (~600 stores), but Australia is being hit hard too.
Starbucks has a new blend it calls Pike Place Roast it hopes can jump start the company amid slowing growth. It will be available everyday "alongside the traditional 'Morning Pick' for customers desiring a flavor adventure," the company says.
With Starbucks' stock price falling to early 2004 levels, returning CEO Howard Schultz mandated a three and a half hour closure of all the chain's nearly 7,100 retail stores for a "historic in-store education and training event." Its competitors took advantage of the temporary store closures to offer their coffees either for free or at reduced rates.