Kroger announced Friday morning it will acquire seven Hiller's Market stores in metro Detroit.
The Hiller's Markets included in the sale agreement are in West Bloomfield, Ann Arbor, Northville, Plymouth, South Lyon and two stores in Commerce Township.
Jim Hiller, president and CEO of Hiller's Markets, said in a statement that "[a]fter 75 years of providing the finest quality groceries and services to SE Michigan I am pleased that Hiller's legacy of excellence will be continued by the Kroger company. I encourage Hiller's customers to continue shopping at Kroger following the transition and to continue supporting their favorite associates."
The sale is expected to close in July. Terms of the agreement have not been disclosed.
Kroger's Michigan division currently operates 123 stores and 64 fuel centers in the state.