All of Target’s Starbucks locations are temporarily closed, and many baristas are transferring to work in the superstore itself
- Effective Monday, all Starbucks locations in Target stores will be temporarily closed due to coronavirus concerns, a Target spokesperson confirmed in an email.
- Target employees who had worked in Starbucks cafés have the option to transfer to other jobs in the superstore.
- “This decision is aligned with the action that Starbucks communicated on March 20,” a Target spokesperson told Business Insider in a statement, referring to Starbucks’ recent decision to close thousands of café-only stores across the US.
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Baristas and servers who were previously employed at Starbucks locations in Target stores across the US now have the chance to work in other jobs in the superstore, a Target spokesperson confirmed.
As of Monday, all Target Starbucks cafés are temporarily closed as a hygiene measure against the coronavirus. A Target spokesperson confirmed that the decision was made to align with Starbucks’ move to close thousands of café-only stores across the US, which was communicated on Friday.
“Target team members who work in a Starbucks café location will have the opportunity to be placed elsewhere in our stores,” a Target spokesperson told Business Insider in a statement.
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[Source: Business Insider]