has detailed plans to close about 200 stores across the United States as it struggles with the recession and a decline in revenue.
California is taking the biggest hit, with Starbucks closing 76 stores there. Overall, Seattle-based Starbucks said it closed 195 stores in 34 states and the District of Columbia, according to a list posted on the company’s Web site.
Two stores in Massachusetts, one at Woburn Plaza in Woburn and the other at Long Pond Road in Plymouth, will be shuttered.
Earlier this week, Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced it was opening its first store in Poland, part of a plan to speed up its growth into international markets while opening what the company said would be “significantly fewer” stores in the United States.
In January, the coffee retailer announced it would slash 6,700 jobs and close an additional 300 stores — including 200 in the U.S. — in an effort to cut costs.
Starbucks said 6,000 of those job cuts would come from the store closures. Starbucks also announced plans to cut another 700 non-store jobs, including about 350 at its Seattle headquarters.
In July, Starbucks announced it was closing about 600 stores in the U.S., mostly new stores that were poorly located and had lead to a saturation in some markets.
The list of stores that Starbucks is closing can be found here.