SEATTLE — Starbucks has said it will not renew licensee agreements with 45 Save Mart and Lucky Supermarket locations in Northern California and Nevada, forcing coffee stands in those stores to close within weeks, according to reports first published by the Reno Gazette-Journal. Company officials have said that the decision was not made due to a lack of traffic at the sites, but have been otherwise noncommittal. Faced with stagnating sales, the coffee-shop giant has been undergoing a ...

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