1. The Death of the American Mall is Forcing Starbucks to Make Some Major Changes (SBUX)

    The Death of the American Mall is Forcing Starbucks to Make Some Major Changes (SBUX)

    As mall traffic plummets, the future of Starbucks's tea-focused stores is in question.

    On Thursday, the coffee giant announced it was "evaluating strategic options" for its struggling Teavana stores located in malls across the US. Currently, the chain has roughly 350 Teavana mall locations...

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    1. Over the last several years many mall based retailers have been adversely impacted by reduced foot traffic, resulting from the accelerating shift of consumer behavior away from brick and mortar retail and changes in consumer retail activity overall.
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