Kroger asks customers to quit openly carrying guns in stores

Kroger asks customers to quit openly carrying guns in stores

U.S. grocer Kroger Co has begun asking customers to stop openly carrying firearms in stores, a change in policy, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

The Kroger supermarket chain's headquarters is shown in Cincinnati
FILE PHOTO: The Kroger supermarket chain's headquarters is shown in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S., June 28, 2018. REUTERS/Lisa Baertlein

NEW YORK: U.S. grocer Kroger Co has begun asking customers to stop openly carrying firearms in stores, a change in policy, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

Kroger previously had followed local and state laws on the matter, she said.

(Reporting By Melissa Fares; editing by Peter Henderson and Rosalba O'Brien)

Source: Reuters

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