On Friday, Starbucks announced that it will no longer sell newspapers in stores starting September 1, a move that will beat The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today.
The decision, first reported by the New York Post, was asked what the coffee chain giant described as "changing customer behavior."
"We always look at what we offer our customers in our stores and make adjustments to our portfolio based on change. of customer behavior, "Starbucks spokesman Sanja Gould said in a statement to the New York Post. "In addition to newspaper stands, we will also remove shelf fixtures that show full-fledged coffee and various grab-and-go snacks."
Starbucks has about 8,600 stores in the US
Sales of newspaper print editions are declining as digital opportunities are becoming more popular. The print advertising revenue has fallen sharply as a result, which leads to large jobs in newspapers throughout the country.
Data published by the Pew Research Center at the US Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that from 2008 to 201
The statistics were released roughly Six weeks after dean Baquet, New York Times, suggested that "most local newspapers die within the next five years."