Orchard Supply opens urban-focused location in San Francisco

Orchard Supply Hardware opened its first San Francisco retail location in North Beach near Fisherman's Wharf. The urban-focused location is customized to cater to apartment residents and smaller-space living.

The location will offer an array of services at its Workbench including key cutting, rescreening and other maintenance needs.

"We are excited to bring the residents of North Beach a convenient destination and high level of service and expertise for all of their paint, repair or seasonal needs," said Bob Tellier, president of OSH. "Our new urban-focused store will carry more than 35,000 different household and maintenance items uniquely selected to address the specific needs of San Francisco residents."

The location spans 36,000 sq. ft. and occupies two buildings connected by a glass skywalk. The design elements pay tribute to its location, featuring a six-foot Golden Gate Bridge art piece created from hardware sold in the store. Calling attention to the building's unique architectural features, the design highlights the interior brick wall with a city skyline mural painted directly onto the surface, created by California artist Tom Adams.

The OSH store is teaming up with San Francisco Botanical Garden Society and will give the organization a $10,000 donation to support its sustainable gardening on opening day.

OSH joins the growing list of retailers focused on developing urban-focused concepts including Shoe Carnival, Target (NYSE:TGT) and Walmart (NYSE:WMT).

For more:
-See this Orchard Supply Hardware press release

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