July 15, 2015

All things home improvement, plus a six-foot Golden Gate Bridge art piece made of hardware.

May 11, 2015

Orchard Supply Hardware is opening a new location in Portland's historic Hollywood Bowl Building, with a grand opening celebration beginning this May 16.

May 5, 2015

Two retailers and a home improvement industry icon received their Golden Hammers Tuesday night during a customer-centric running of the Golden Hammer Awards ceremony.

May 1, 2015

The retailer will accept the award at the National Hardware Show in Las Vegas.

May 1, 2015

An in-depth look into the 2015 Retailer of the Year: Orchard Supply Hardware.

April 8, 2015

Orchard Supply Hardware will accept the 2015 Retailer of the Year award during the Golden Hammer Awards ceremony at the National Hardware Show in Las Vegas next month.

March 13, 2015

More than just an innovative real estate play, the company’s new store design sets a tone -- one that is described internally as “affordable upscale.”

March 13, 2015

There’s a change in leadership at Orchard Supply Hardware, but not in strategy.

March 12, 2015

San Jose, California-based Orchard Supply Hardware will receive the Retailer of the Year award during Hardware + Building Supply Dealer magazine’s Golden Hammer Awards ceremony May 5 at the National Hardware Show in Las Vegas.

February 10, 2015

A West Coast hardware industry icon -- and a division of Lowe’s -- has named Bob Tellier as president, HBSDealer has learned.

February 5, 2015

Orchard Supply Hardware is making a strong opening to the year, with moves that point to growth in the near future.

July 9, 2014

Steve Mahurin has left Orchard Supply Hardware, where the veteran home improvement merchant and retail industry executive held the title Chief Retail Officer.

According to the San Jose, Calif.-based retailer, Mahurin’s position was eliminated as the company transitions to a focus on operations and expansion. 

May 30, 2014

San Jose, California-based Orchard Supply Hardware president Richard Maltsbarger said the future looks bright for the West Coast chain, especially after a $20 million investment in Northern California stores.

The investment includes a complete rebuild of the Orchard Supply Hardware San Jose – Midtown, which will serve as the flagship of the 73-store chain that stretches from Portland, Oregon, to Southern California.

September 10, 2013

After months of bankruptcy and acquisition dealings, Orchard Supply Hardware is back in the news with the announcement of a new mobile app in honor of the company's annual Founder's Day event, which kicked off on Sept. 8.

“As we honor the Company’s heritage, our new mobile app is a great example of the future of our business and how we are continuing to bolster the high-quality service and advice our customers have always found at Orchard,” said Richard Maltsbarger, president of Orchard.

August 16, 2013

A new Orchard Supply Hardware store in Torrance, Calif., will remain open, while a Torrance store on Pacific Coast Highway will close.

Previously, HCN reported that the Orchard Supply store located on Hawthorne Boulevard, which opened last year, will be liquidating its inventory as part of OSH's bankruptcy filing.

August 15, 2013

After a promising debut in the fall of 2012, the Orchard Supply Hardware store located on Hawthorne Boulevard in Torrance, Calif., is shutting its doors for good, according to the Daily Breeze.

July 3, 2013

Great American Group is handling liquidation sales at eight Orchard Supply Hardware locations.

The eight stores, located in Citrus Heights, Fairfield, Huntington Beach, Lone Tree, Long Beach, Midtown, Newark and Vacaville, were approved for liquidation as part of the company's First Day Motions after it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and was acquired by Lowe's as part of an initial stalking-horse bid.

Great American Group won the bidding process to manage the store closing sales and has been managing the eight locations since June 29.

June 19, 2013

Following its asset acquisition deal with Lowe's, Orchard Supply Hardware is moving forward with its effort to close underperforming stores and has won approval to seek bids from liquidators to hold going-out-of-business sales.

June 17, 2013

As part of Orchard Supply Hardware's filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the company has reached an agreement for Lowe’s to purchase the majority of its assets for $205 million in cash, plus the assumption of payables owed to nearly all of Orchard’s supplier partners. Under the terms of the agreement, Lowe’s, serving as “stalking horse bidder,” would acquire no less than 60 of Orchard’s stores, based on further due diligence on the store locations.

June 11, 2013

William Crowley, chairman of the board of directors of San Jose, Calif.-based Orchard Supply Hardware, resigned as a Class A Director of the company.

The resignation was announced in an Orchard Supply filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

June 10, 2013

Orchard Supply Hardware, the historic California brand that has strived to strike a happy medium between big-box home center and friendly neighborhood hardware store, is considering a bankruptcy option, according to a report in Bloomberg News.

The report also says the California hardware chain is continuing talks with lenders over its $261 million debt and lease obligations. 

May 29, 2013

Orchard Supply Hardware’s neighborhood format is spreading.

The San Jose, Calif.-based hardware and garden chain announced the planned grand re-opening event of its Van Nuys, Calif., store on June 8. The store will mark the chain’s 17th new neighborhood format.

One of the new features of the format, according to the store’s designers, is better “in-and-out convenience than big-box home improvement stores.”

May 6, 2013

The CEO cites “significant progress,” but the net loss for the full year swelled to $118 million, compared with a loss of $14 million in the prior year.

April 29, 2013

As it opens new stores, the San Jose, Calif.-based retailer expects first-quarter comp-store sales gains of about 10%.