DEARBORN, Mich (FOX 2) – Many angry people in Dearborn today like many have gathered for a vigil in a Kroger store, yes you heard, a Kroger store.
They gave up Kroger cards and lit candles in front of the Michigan Ave store, which closed on Saturday afternoon.
The decision to close it was met by loyal buyers.
Some decided to go on a vigil and the idea quickly spread in the presence of a hundred or so people.
"It's a community celebration, it's what the community means to Kroger, the diversity, the inclusion and the respect the community has for the years of dedication we have devoted to our consumers. It's a celebration of our great associates and the big we serve every day, "said Rachel Hurst, head of general affairs at Kroger.
The store occupied a special place in the heart of the community. When angry shoppers look across the street, they see another Kroger store.
This largely explains why the store has closed.
Kroger officials say laid-off employees will be offered jobs in other stores in the area.