BUSINESS
07/27/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Save Our Starbucks Campaigns Launched: Is Starbucks Brilliant?

Now that Starbucks Corp. has disclosed the 600 locations (see the full, searchable list) it wants to shutter, a phenomenon is taking hold: the Save Our Starbucks campaign.

In towns as small as Bloomfield, N.M., and metropolises as large as New York, customers and city officials are starting to write letters, place phone calls, circulate petitions and otherwise plead with the coffee giant to change its mind.

"Now that it's going away, we're devastated," said Kate Walker, a facilities manager for SunGard Financial Systems, a software company, who recently learned of a store closing in New York City.

Read the full story here

-OR-

SEARCH TO SEE IF YOUR STARBUCKS STORE IS CLOSING
::Starbucks Announces 600 Closures: 88 in California, 59 in Florida