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Kroger plans Michigan investment, hiring

Kroger Logo (Reuters)
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CINCINNATTI (WKZO) -- Kroger will invest nearly 110-million dollars and hire two-thousand new employees at its grocery stores throughout Michigan in the next year and a half.

Officials with the Ohio-based company also announced two new locations will open in Commerce and Shelby townships.  According to chairman and CEO David Dillon, the chain had a 7.1-percent sales increase In 2012.

Nearly 17-thousand people work at 128 Kroger stores in Michigan.

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