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Kroger accepting card payments after system outage

CINCINNATI - JULY 15:  A sign identifies the Kroger Co. corporate headquarters July 15, 2008 in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Kroger is one of the nation's largest grocery retailers, with fiscal 2007 sales of over $70 billion.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CINCINNATI - JULY 15: A sign identifies the Kroger Co. corporate headquarters July 15, 2008 in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Kroger is one of the nation's largest grocery retailers, with fiscal 2007 sales of over $70 billion. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) (2008 Getty Images)

DETROIT – Kroger was unable to accept card payments for approximately 45 minutes on Christmas Eve.

Many shoppers voiced frustration on social media.

Kroger released the following statement:

“Our stores are open - and accepting all forms of payment, including credit and debit cards - for customers, whether they are completing their lists or putting final touches on their holiday meals.”


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