The mystery of it has also been very intriguing to people. We are trying to find out how we can get to the bottom of this.
We still think it's a good job. We just didn't make it up in your part of the state.
Friday and Saturday were not pleasant times for us. When you have to tell people who, out of no fault of their own, their stores are closing and their jobs may be eliminated, it is difficult for us.
We are working on bring a replacement. We understand that the community does not want an empty building in its midst, so it's our goal to have someone in the building as soon as possible.
We plan to open 11 this year. Customers like to be able to get a coffee or tea while they are in our stores.
Despite our best efforts, we just haven't been able to attract the number of customers we need to be profitable. We don't have a large enough presence in many of these Northern California communities.