Just when you thought the news couldn’t get worse for the retail environment in downtown San Francisco, Macy’s has delivered a major blow with plans to close its 700K SF flagship in Union Square.

The massive retail outlet at 170 O’Farrell St. is one of 150 underperforming stores Macy’s will be closing in the U.S. as it reduces its brand footprint by nearly a third and focuses on luxury brands Bloomingdales and Bluemercury.


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