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Starbucks, Champps closing at Stony Point Fashion Park

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Posted at 7:40 AM, Feb 20, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-20 07:40:55-05

RICHMOND, Va. (RichmondBizSense.com) – By next week, two Stony Point Fashion Park restaurants will have gone dark within a matter of days.

Starbucks Coffee at Stony Point will close its doors Monday, Feb. 24, less than a week after next-door neighbor Champps Americana restaurant closed at the Southside mall.

Signs announcing the closings were posted at both stores Wednesday. Champps, which shut down Tuesday, blamed its closing on a decision at its corporate level. Starbucks offered no reason for shutting down. Neither Starbucks representatives nor Stony Point general manager Steven Bonniville returned calls seeking comment by press time.

The storefronts sit side by side and face another long-vacant restaurant space. Their closings will leave only a Chipotle open in a four-diner corridor at the mall’s easternmost entrance.

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