October 28, 2014

Lowe's Innovation Labs will introduce two autonomous retail service robots in an Orchard Supply Hardware store in midtown San Jose, California, during the upcoming holiday season to study how robotics technology can benefit customers and employees. Called OSHbot, the robots will assist customers to navigate stores by directing them to specific products and providing real-time information about product promotions and inventory.

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January 6, 2011

An Orchard Supply Hardware store in Fresno, Calif. suffered fired damage Wednesday morning causing tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage, according to ABC 30 news.

The fire was apparently caused by a cash register, according to the article, resulting in between $50,000 and $75,000 worth of damage.