Orchard Supply Hardware Stores Corporation operates neighborhood hardware and
garden stores focused on paint, repair and the backyard. The Company is a
Delaware corporation incorporated on March 31, 1989 and was originally founded
as a purchasing cooperative in San Jose, California in 1931. The Company�s
stores average approximately 36,000 square feet of interior selling space and
8,000 square feet of exterior nursery and garden space. As of February 2, 2013,
the Company operated 89 stores in California and had entered into leases to open
four new stores in fiscal 2013, two in Oregon and two in California.
Unless the context otherwise requires, Orchard Supply Hardware Stores
Corporation, the registrant, together with Orchard Supply Hardware LLC, its
wholly-owned operating company subsidiary, and its other indirectly owned
subsidiary, are collectively referred to in this Annual Report on Form 10-K
(�Form 10-K�) as the �Company�, �Orchard�, �we�, �us� and �our.