Somehow I think Rick Warren is behind this…
SEATTLE – Starbucks is shutting its doors for three hours Tuesday night, the latest drastic step in a companywide bid to improve its sagging fortunes.
The shutdown is one of several big moves spearheaded by Chairman and Chief Executive Howard Schultz, who recently took back the reins of the company amid concerns that it was losing its edge and facing increased competition from the likes of McDonald’s and Dunkin’ Donuts.
Schultz has said the shutdown, which begins at 5:30 p.m. local time, is a way to energize its 135,000 employees and provide some barista re-education in the “art of espresso” at its 7,100 U.S. locations.
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Who knew the Onion was so prophetic?Â
I don’t know what this has to do with anything really, but for the more conspiracy-minded of us out there, I’m sure it does.
I heard there was a direct correlation between latte and frappucino consumption and heretical beliefs.