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Apr 18, 2016, 12:41 ET The REI Foundation Announces Historic Investment in the Next Generation of Outdoor Stewards to Celebrate the National Park Service Centennial

This week The REI Foundation announced an unprecedented $1 million investment in the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC) to...


Apr 15, 2016, 11:15 ET REI Funds Construction of the First Relief Center in Nepal's Namche Bazaar and Green Energy Project in a Remote Community; Year-long Effort Supports Sustainable Living and Tourism

REI Adventures has introduced thousands of trekkers to Nepal's high Himalayas, ancient temples and traditional cultures over the past 30 years. In...


Mar 15, 2016, 09:00 ET REI Releases 2015 Stewardship and Earnings Report, Gives Back Three-Quarters of Profit to Outdoor Community and Opens Voting for Board Members

 REI, the specialty outdoor co-op, has released a combined earnings and Stewardship Report, announcing record revenues and millions of dollars...


Feb 02, 2016, 09:00 ET REI to Deepen Its Roots in New York and Florida with New Stores over Next Two Years

Outdoor adventurers throughout Western New York State and Central Florida can visit new REI stores at CityGate in Rochester, N.Y., in the fall of...


Dec 09, 2015, 10:43 ET REI Systems Awarded CFDA and WDOL Core Modernization Task Order to Support GSA's Integrated Award Environment (IAE)

REI Systems (REI) announced today that it has been awarded the first Core Modernization Task Order issued to support the General Services...


Nov 23, 2015, 13:59 ET REI's #OptOutside Movement Close to 1 Million Mark as Black Friday Approaches

 What started as REI's Black Friday store closure announcement and commitment to pay 12,000 employees to take the day off the busiest day in...


Oct 27, 2015, 06:00 ET REI Closing its Doors on Black Friday - Invites Nation to OptOutside

In a letter addressed to its 5.5 million members, REI, the nation's largest consumer co-op and specialty outdoor retailer, has announced plans to...


Oct 15, 2015, 16:10 ET Go Deeper into the National Parks with Eight New REI Adventures Signature Camp Vacations

 Throughout REI Adventures' nearly 30-year history, the national parks have been the backdrop of life-changing adventures for its guests. With...


Oct 15, 2015, 11:47 ET REI to Bring Outdoor Expertise to Fort Worth, Texas, in 2016 and Relocate its Rockville, Md., Store in 2017

 Over the next two years, REI, a specialty outdoor retailer and the nation's largest consumer co-op, will open a new store in Fort Worth,...


Oct 08, 2015, 09:00 ET Dos desfiles internacionais até 8 dicas - O Rei dos Cabelos revela hairstyle do verão

A Fashion Week de Milão foi um arraso em modelos, penteados, acessórios e queremos transportar aqui para você no Brasil, tudo que...


Sep 23, 2015, 11:05 ET REI Promotes 25-Year Veteran Rachel Ligtenberg to Vice President of Retail

 National outdoor specialty retailer, REI, announces Rachel Ligtenberg's promotion to vice president of Retail following a 25-year tenure with...


Sep 08, 2015, 15:38 ET REI Brings Outdoor Gear and Adventures to Bellevue, Wash. in the Fall of 2016

 Outdoor lovers on the eastside of Puget Sound can visit a new REI location in Bellevue when the Redmond store is relocated in the fall of...


Aug 19, 2015, 10:43 ET REI Systems Open Sources GovDashboard Tool

 REI Systems (REI) announced today that has open sourced its GovDashboard product, releasing source code for the tool via GitHub. REI built...


Aug 12, 2015, 13:16 ET REI Promotes Julie Averill to Co-op's First Chief Information Officer

 National outdoor specialty retailer, REI, announces Julie Averill's promotion to chief information officer (CIO) to continue leading the...


Jul 28, 2015, 10:00 ET REI Adventures Introduces New Active Trips to Unforgettable Places

 For nearly 30 years, REI Adventures has brought guests to unforgettable places to enjoy activities they love with like-minded travelers....


Jul 02, 2015, 09:00 ET REI to Open Stores in Cleveland, Ohio and King of Prussia, Pa., in Fall of 2016

 In the fall of 2016, outdoor adventurers can gear up and tap into expert advice at two new REI locations in Cleveland, Ohio and King of...


Jun 22, 2015, 10:17 ET REI Systems Recognized as a 2015 Top Workplace by the Washington Post

 REI Systems (REI) ranked 11th among large businesses on the Washington Post's 150 Top Workplace list of 2015 in the D.C. metro area. This...


May 13, 2015, 13:06 ET Stewardship at REI Extends Co-op's Commitment to Life Outdoors

 This week, REI, the nation's largest consumer co-op and specialty outdoor retailer, briefed outdoor and sustainability thought leaders on its...


May 01, 2015, 13:43 ET REI Enhances Service to Customers through Distribution Center in Goodyear, Arizona

Today, leading outdoor retailer REI announced that it will open a third distribution center, located in Goodyear, Arizona, to better support its...


Mar 30, 2015, 13:22 ET REI Announces Historic Partnership for 100th Birthday of National Park Service

 Today, the nation's largest consumer co-op, REI, announced its support of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016 through a...


Mar 23, 2015, 09:00 ET REI Delivers Record Returns for Outdoor Community

Today, leading outdoor retailer REI announced that it is sharing more than ever with the outdoor community through its annual dividend, returning...


Mar 05, 2015, 09:00 ET REI Recognized as a Top Employer on Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" List for 18th Consecutive Year

 Leading outdoor retailer REI has been named to Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list for the 18th consecutive year. Ranked...


Feb 10, 2015, 11:15 ET REI to open in Christiana, Del., Virginia Beach, Va. and West Des Moines, Iowa

 People who love to play outdoors will be getting inspired, gearing up and tapping into a wealth of expert advice at new REI stores in...


Jan 28, 2015, 17:30 ET National Outdoor Retailer REI to Open Flagship in Historic Uline Arena in Washington, D.C.

Today, lovers of the outdoors learned that the country's largest consumer co-op and specialty outdoor retailer, REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.),...


Jan 23, 2015, 10:00 ET CEOs Sign OIWC Pledge to Advance Women's Leadership in the Outdoor Industry

 Today, Jerry Stritzke, CEO and president of REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), was joined by 13 industry CEOs who signed a pledge to...