- Coffee company Starbucks says it is going to triple the number of underperforming stores in "densely penetrated markets" in an effort to improve sales.
Starbucks says it will accelerate its store closings in the USA next year to counter cooling sales growth.
Starbucks Chief Financial Officer Scott Maw reportedly acknowledged that the incident "had an impact" on the low same-store sales growth rate of 1 percent expected for the quarter beginning next month.
Starbucks will be closing 150 poorly-performing stores in 2019. Starbucks said it traditionally closes about 50 underperforming locations annually.
'While certain demand headwinds are transitory, and some of our cost increases are appropriate investments for the future, our recent performance does not reflect the potential of our exceptional brand and is not acceptable, ' Johnson said in a statement.
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"The company's streamlining initiatives will enable greater agility in adapting more quickly to changes in consumer preferences, " the company stated. That prompted Starbucks, whose executive chairman and founder and former CEO Howard Schultz is leaving the company next week, to give investors an in depth update on its plans to kickstart growth.
The company closed 8,000 cafes on May 29 so 175,000 employees could undergo racial tolerance training.
"We have a line that we'd love to share with our customers later this year, so it is in our plans", she said.
Starbucks said it will return an additional $25 billion more to shareholders than initially planned in the form of share buybacks and dividends.
In early May, Swiss-based Nestle said it would pay Starbucks $7.15 billion for exclusive rights to sell Starbucks coffees and teas.