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Aug 19, 2015, 10:43 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.

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
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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
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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
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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 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.

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Jan 20, 2015, 15:33 ET
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REI and the American Council on Exercise Team Up to Help Consumers Get Fit and Reach Outdoor Goals

 REI and the American Council on Exercise (ACE) have joined forces to invigorate the personal fitness landscape. Beginning in February, people...

Nov 20, 2014, 11:26 ET
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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...