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Nov 20, 2014, 11:26 ET
Guest rooms at the Marina del Rey Marriott offer spectacular views, contemporary decor and luxurious bedding with fluffy pillows and cotton-rich linens. Spacious desks and ergonomic chairs make staying productive a breeze, while 32-inch flat-screen TVs are perfect for relaxing. In conjunction with the many exciting events happening near Marina del Rey this holiday season, the hotel has reduced its December rates to just $179 per night on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. For information, visit www.marriott.com/LAXMB or call 1-310-301-3000.

Treat Yourself To A California Christmas At Marina Del Rey Marriott

Ditch the icy cold weather and thick padded coats this December and celebrate the holiday season at the Marina del Rey Marriott. In conjunction...

Nov 11, 2014, 15:15 ET
REI Welcomes Ben Steele as Chief Creative Officer

REI Welcomes Ben Steele as Chief Creative Officer

 Leading national outdoor gear and apparel retailer REI has hired Ben Steele as the company's first chief creative officer. Steele most...

Sep 25, 2014, 11:15 ET
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REI Expands in Los Angeles Next Year with New Store at the Village at Westfield Topanga

In the fall of 2015, adventurers in the San Fernando Valley can gear up for their outdoor outings at a new REI store. The nearly 30,000 square...

Sep 23, 2014, 15:05 ET
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REI Promotes Leaders Annie Zipfel and Julie Averill, Welcomes Mark Stoddard

 At REI's annual leadership conference, a gathering of leaders representing 135 stores and all headquarters divisions, company president and...

Sep 23, 2014, 12:00 ET
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REI to be Exclusive U.S. Retailer for GHOST Brand Bicycles

 REI, a national outdoor gear and apparel retailer, and GHOST, manufacturer of high-performance German mountain bikes, are partnering to...

Aug 21, 2014, 14:00 ET
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REI Promotes Company Officers Eric Artz and Susan Viscon

Leading national outdoor gear and apparel retailer REI promoted Eric Artz, chief financial officer (CFO), to the additional role of chief operating...

Aug 19, 2014, 10:00 ET
REI Systems is a leading provider of advanced web-based technologies and software solutions. We offer full life-cycle grants management, customer relationship management, and tools to generate data analytics and visualizations. REI delivers reliable, effective, and innovative solutions by partnering with our customers to address today's complex business challenges.  (PRNewsFoto/REI Systems)

REI Systems Celebrates 25 Years in Business

 REI Systems (REI), a leader in information technology solutions, is celebrating its 25th anniversary in business this summer. Founded in June...

Aug 05, 2014, 15:40 ET
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REI Grants Help People Care for and Connect with the Great Outdoors

 This year, REI will build upon a long-standing commitment to maintain the outdoors and help people connect with recreational opportunities by...

Aug 04, 2014, 15:05 ET
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REI Welcomes Alex Thompson as Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs

 Leading national outdoor gear and apparel retailer REI welcomes Alex Thompson as the company's new vice president of Communications and Public...

Jul 01, 2014, 11:15 ET
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REI Expands in the Peach and Garden States in the Spring of 2015

 REI will set up camp in two new locations next spring. The national outdoor retailer will open in Princeton, New Jersey and extend its...

Jun 05, 2014, 15:00 ET
REI Systems is a leading provider of advanced web-based technologies and software solutions. We offer full life-cycle grants management, customer relationship management, and tools to generate data analytics and visualizations. REI delivers reliable, effective, and innovative solutions by partnering with our customers to address today's complex business challenges.  (PRNewsFoto/REI Systems)

REI Systems Announces EAGLE II Prime Contract Award

 REI Systems (REI) announced today that the firm has been awarded one of several prime contracts on the Department of Homeland Security's...

May 13, 2014, 11:30 ET
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REI Adventures Unveils First Round of New Trips for 2015

 Leading adventure travel company, REI Adventures, announces their first iteration of new trips for 2015, with several adventures beginning in...

Apr 29, 2014, 12:30 ET
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REI Members Elect Two New Directors

 REI's members recently elected two new directors to represent their interests on the co-op's board of directors. The national outdoor gear and...

Mar 17, 2014, 11:30 ET
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REI Sales Top $2 Billion In 2013

 REI, the nation's leading specialty retailer of quality outdoor gear and apparel, achieved record annual sales of $2.0 billion in 2013,...

Jan 23, 2014, 13:00 ET
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REI Honors Top Vendor Partners of the Year

Each day, leading outdoor retailer REI offers the top gear and apparel from more than 1,300 established and up-and-coming brands. To recognize...

Jan 20, 2014, 14:00 ET

REI Expo Returns to Dallas to Kick Off 2014 Series

The 2014 Dallas Fort Worth Real Estate Investor (REI) Expo will be held January 25 and 26 at the Gaylord Texas Resort & Convention Center in...

Jan 16, 2014, 10:15 ET
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REI Named to FORTUNE's "100 Best Companies to Work For" List

Known for helping people enjoy nature, REI has again been named to FORTUNE's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list. The recognition marks the 17th...

Dec 23, 2013, 11:05 ET
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REI to Outfit Adventurers through Two Stores in Columbus, Ohio Next Year

 Adventurers in Central Ohio can gear up with the best outdoor products with a second REI store opening next year in Columbus, Ohio. The...

Dec 10, 2013, 13:00 ET
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REI Treks into Fairbanks, Alaska in the Spring of 2014

Beginning in the spring of 2014, Alaskans can gear up for their outdoor adventures at a new REI location in Fairbanks, Alaska. The 30,000 square...

Nov 21, 2013, 11:16 ET
REI Systems is a leading provider of advanced web-based technologies and software solutions. We offer full life-cycle grants management, customer relationship management, and tools to generate data analytics and visualizations. REI delivers reliable, effective, and innovative solutions by partnering with our customers to address today's complex business challenges.  (PRNewsFoto/REI Systems)

Checkbook NYC Named "Best External Application" by Government Technology Magazine

 Checkbook NYC, a financial transparency tool developed by REI Systems and the Office of the New York City Comptroller, was named "Best...