A COFFEE giant is set to become the latest shop at an outlet village to close its doors.

Starbucks at Freeport Braintree will close its doors to the public for the final time this Sunday.

Simon Birch, district manager for Starbucks in Braintree, said: "Our store at Braintree Outlet Centre is due to close on Sunday, January 27.

"We would like to thank our customers for their loyalty over the years.

"For our regular customers, our team at the nearest Starbucks store at Braintree Cineworld Freeport is available to serve you your favourite coffee."

Last weekend, Next shut its store at the centre.

The Times has asked Starbucks for information on any job losses.