Baristas and coffee addicts may be quaking in fear and shaking with anticipated withdrawal at the prospect of Starbucks closing 600 units, but that event shouldn’t necessarily leave a bitter taste in every operator’s mouth.Certainly, bad news is coming at all of us in an uninterrupted barrage. The cost of a gallon of gas has passed $4 nationwide. Consumer confidence is sinking fast, in June reaching its fifth-lowest reading ever, according to the Conference Board. And the board’s Employment ...

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