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DIY Chain Menard Grows

Watch out Home Depot. The Wisconsin-based home improvement megastore chain Menard, which is only 4.8 of the mega store market share, versus Home Depot and Lowe's combined 73.4% of industry revenue, opened its first Metro Detroit store opened in February to record crowds. The company, with 23 stores in the state, is building more. "We recently opened two very successful stores in Clio and Davison, just 45 minutes north of the Metro Detroit area. Both stores have a good chunk of their business from Detroit-area ZIP codes," said company spokesman Jeff Abbott. "We wanted to provide more access and better shopping convenience for the good folks of the Metro Detroit area."

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