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June 4, 2012

Midwestern retailer Menards is planning four stores in the Detroit market, where it currently has no presence, according to an article in the Detroit News.

Menards spokesman Jeff Abbott told the newspaper that the home improvement chain hopes to open stores in Warren, Livonia, Belleville and Chesterfield Township sometime next year.

March 3, 2011

According to an article in The Detroit News, Michigan-based hardware chain ACO Hardware is launching a strategy to expand its merchandise mix to resemble a general store.

The company's president is Dick Snyder, who spent 18 years with Wal-Mart Stores, before joining the 67-store ACO Hardware chain two years ago.

New merchandise will include food, furniture and flannel shirts, according to the article.