McLean, Va. – Hoping to boost lagging circulation, Gannett’s (NYSE: GCI)
USA Today said on Monday that it has struck a deal to begin selling its daily
editions at approximately 6,500 company-owned Starbucks locations. The coffee
company now will sell USA Today, in addition to The New York Times and local
newspapers. The paper had an average daily circulation of about 1.9 million for
the six months ending Sept. 30, down 17% from the prior period.