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Dec 26, 2012, 13:00 ET L.L.Bean Announces Community Grants for 2012

 The L.L.Bean Board of Directors approved the 2012 Charitable Giving Program of $1.5 Million in Community Grants. The gifts ranging from $500...


Nov 15, 2012, 08:12 ET L.L.Bean Gives the Gift of Free Gear this Holiday Season

 As its 100th Anniversary celebration continues into the holiday season, outdoor retailer L.L.Bean is giving away free gear packages daily as...


Jun 28, 2012, 09:00 ET 13' High "L.L.Bean Bootmobile" Returns to New York City for a Visit to South Street Seaport

2012 marks the 100th Anniversary of L.L.Bean, one of America's most iconic brands. As part of its anniversary celebration, L.L.Bean has created the...


Jun 28, 2012, 08:00 ET L.L.Bean Celebrates 100 Years of Outdoor Discovery with 100th Anniversary Hometown Celebration July 4-7 in Freeport, ME

 Excitement is mounting for the L.L.Bean 100th Anniversary Hometown Celebration coming to Freeport, ME July 4th –7th. The four-day event...


Jun 21, 2012, 10:01 ET 13' High "L.L.Bean Bootmobile" Sets Foot in Occoquan Regional Park

On Saturday, June 23 families are invited to participate in L.L.Bean's Outdoor Discovery Day, where expert guides from the company's Outdoor...


Jun 05, 2012, 10:00 ET 13' High Boot Sets Foot in Navy Pier for the Chicago Debut of the "L.L.Bean Bootmobile"

 2012 marks the 100th Anniversary of L.L.Bean, one of America's most iconic brands. As part of its anniversary celebration, L.L.Bean has...


Apr 14, 2012, 11:44 ET Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and L.L.Bean Launch New Program to Help Residents Get Active and Discover the Outdoors

 Today Mayor Thomas M. Menino, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and outdoor retailer L.L.Bean will jointly announce Boston's "Summer...


Mar 29, 2012, 09:00 ET L.L.Bean and Fenway Park Celebrate 100 Years with Partnership and a Love of America's Favorite Pastime

 In celebration of their 100th anniversaries this year, outdoor retailer L.L.Bean and Fenway Park are teaming up to celebrate a century of...


Mar 22, 2012, 09:00 ET L.L.Bean Helps Families Enjoy Outdoor Activities by Offering Tips, Advice and New Courses

This year, L.L.Bean will launch over 40 new course offerings through its popular Outdoor Discovery Schools®, ranging from multi-day...


Mar 24, 2011, 14:48 ET L.L.Bean to Launch Free Shipping Forever March 25

L.L.Bean, a leading outdoor equipment and apparel merchant, implements free standard shipping to all United States and Canadian addresses...


Mar 07, 2008, 00:00 ET L.L.Bean Inc. Reports 2007 Net Sales Results

FREEPORT, Maine, March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- L.L.Bean announced today a positive close to its 2007 fiscal year, bucking retail industry trends that...


Sep 27, 2007, 01:00 ET L.L.Bean Announces Employee Recognition Gift and Free Holiday Shipping to All Customers

FREEPORT, Maine, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- L.L.Bean announced today the completion of a strong spring season with a recognition gift for its...


Sep 06, 2007, 01:00 ET L.L.Bean to Open First New York Store in Albany

FREEPORT, Maine, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- New York residents who love the outdoors will want to head to the Colonie Center on Friday, September...


Jul 31, 2007, 01:00 ET L.L.Bean to Open its First Connecticut Store in South Windsor

FREEPORT, Maine, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- L.L.Bean, a leading retailer of quality outdoor gear and apparel, will open its first store in...


Jun 09, 2006, 01:00 ET L.L.Bean Names Two More Store Sites in Massachusetts

FREEPORT, Maine, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- L.L.Bean, a leading multi-channel retailer of outdoor gear and apparel, announced plans today to open...


May 24, 2006, 01:00 ET L.L.Bean to Open First Store in New York

FREEPORT, Maine, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- L.L.Bean, a leading multi-channel retailer of outdoor gear and apparel, will soon offer New York...


Mar 10, 2006, 00:00 ET L.L.Bean Inc. Reports 2005 Net Sales Results

FREEPORT, Maine, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- L.L.Bean announced today its fiscal 2005 sales results as well as its intention to pay performance...


Oct 21, 2005, 01:00 ET Outdoor Retailer Announces Free Shipping for Holiday Shoppers

FREEPORT, Maine, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- L.L.Bean today announced that it will begin offering free shipping and handling for the holiday...


Oct 17, 2005, 01:00 ET Shop And Compare -- L.L.Bean's New Interactive Outerwear Guide http://www.llbean.com/outerwear

FREEPORT, Maine, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary outdoor outfitter L.L.Bean recently launched what is without a doubt the most comprehensive,...


May 11, 2005, 01:00 ET L.L.Bean Announces Partnership with American Skiing Company

FREEPORT, Maine, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- L.L.Bean, perhaps the country's best-known outerwear brand, and the American Skiing Company (ASC), one of...


Mar 13, 2004, 00:00 ET -- L.L.Bean Inc. Reports 2003 Net Sales Results --

FREEPORT, Maine, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- L.L.Bean announced today its fiscal 2003 sales results as well as its intention to pay performance...


Oct 08, 2003, 01:00 ET Web Shopping Made Better By Bean

FREEPORT, Maine, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Things are clicking at llbean.com. Just named "Best Catalog Website" by the Web Marketing Association's...