Company says it will shut down the 23 La Boulange restaurants, which are mostly in San Francisco, by the end of September.
Starbucks is dipping its toe into the burger business, with plans to open a location of its La Boulange chain that caters to the dinner crowd.
Starbucks Corp. has continued to report healthy sales gains, even as others in the fast-food sectore have struggled. Its strategies have included price hikes, getting people to sign up for its loyalty program and the rollout of an array of new items, including breakfast sandwiches, salads and bottled juices.
The company had been getting rid of the slices that came in banana, iced lemon and pumpkin flavors as part of a staggered rollout of its pricier new baked goods. In their place, Starbucks offered what looked like miniature loaves that cost $2.45, an increase of 20 cents.
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The Seattle-based company on Friday will announce the opening of three more Evolution Fresh Inc. juice stores, in addition to the one it opened earlier this year.