(CNN) — Dunkin’ is permanently closing 8% of its United States locations, which amounts to roughly 800 restaurants.
The company announced the changes in its second-quarter earnings, released Thursday. Dunkin’ described the closures as “real estate portfolio rationalization” and said the affected locations are in “low-volume sales locations” that only represent 2% of its US sales as of 2019.READ MORE: Bomb Threat At Sacramento County Jail, 50-Year-Old Man Arrested
No word if any Pittsburgh area locations will be affected.
More than half of the closures are in Speedway convenience stores, a change it previously announced in February. These locations are set to be closed by the end of this year.READ MORE: Sunday's Show Info (5/22/22)
Dunkin’ also said approximately 350 locations “may permanently close” outside of the US.
Earlier this week, McDonald’s also said it was closing about 200 “low-volume” locations with more than half being in Walmart stores.MORE NEWS: 3-Acre Fire Near Highway 12 Knocked Down
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