Kroger has announced that it will not be opening its doors for the day on December 26th due to the recent attacks in Munich.
The supermarket chain’s board of directors decided that they will not open their doors to customers on December 25th due “to the serious threats to our employees and the general public”, the company said in a statement.
It added that it is “considering the best options for our business in the future”.
According to the statement, “Kroger’s decision reflects the ongoing threats to the safety and security of our associates and our staff, the risk that these attacks pose to the security of all of our customers and employees and a continued need for us to remain vigilant in the face of these evolving threats”.
Krogers stock has fallen by over half in the past week.