FARMINGTON HILLS (WKZO) -- ACO Hardware is closing 14 stores across the state, including seven in the metro Detroit area.
The Farmington Hills based company currently operates 66 stores, all within Michigan. Locations in Birmingham, Canton, Clinton Township, Detroit, New Baltimore, Troy and Warren are slated to close under a plan which company officials say will improve and strengthen the bottom line.
No date has been set for when the stores will shut down, but sales have begun at the locations targeted to close. The company says all affected employees will be able to apply for positions at the remaining stores.