On July 1, Starbucks said it would close 600 stories in the U.S. The move reflects the company’s growing economic woes as a result of a plunging stock price and penny-pinching customers. In “Tall Order”
(in the July issue of Condé Nast Portfolio
), David Margolick
looks at whether C.E.O. Howard Schultz can save the company he founded 37 years ago.