REI Recognized as a Top Employer on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” List  for 18th Consecutive Year
03.05.2015

REI Recognized as a Top Employer on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” List for 18th Consecutive Year

REI is one of five companies listed annually since the recognition began in 1998

REI to Open in Christiana, Del., Virginia Beach, Va. and West Des Moines, Iowa
02.10.2015

REI to Open in Christiana, Del., Virginia Beach, Va. and West Des Moines, Iowa

Stores mark the company’s entry into Delaware and Iowa; sixth location in Virginia
National Outdoor Retailer REI to Open Flagship in Historic Uline Arena in Washington, D.C.
01.28.2015

National Outdoor Retailer REI to Open Flagship in Historic Uline Arena in Washington, D.C.

Store to be based in the heart of NoMa, designed to serve the growing outdoor community
CEOs Sign OIWC Pledge to Advance Women’s Leadership in the Outdoor Industry
01.23.2015

CEOs Sign OIWC Pledge to Advance Women’s Leadership in the Outdoor Industry

REI CEO Jerry Stritzke Urges Action, Commits Funds to Help Spur Innovation and Opportunity for Women
11.11.2014

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 recently served as executive creative director at Hornall Anderson in Seattle, a globally recognized brand experience design agency with additional offices in London and New York. He will start in his role at REI’s headquarters on January 1, 2015.
11.06.2014

Many Americans Opt to Climb Mountains over Corporate Ladders in 2015

As the holiday season approaches, REI is gearing up to meet growing demand fueled by outdoor enthusiasts’ wish lists and New Year’s resolutions. The co-op today announced the results of a survey offering new insights about consumer motivations, preferences, and shopping plans.
09.25.2014

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 foot, two-story REI will be located at the Village at Westfield Topanga.
09.23.2014

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 CEO Jerry Stritzke announced that Annie Zipfel has been promoted to senior vice president of Marketing. This follows the recent promotion of Julie Averill to vice president of Information Technology and appointment of Mark Stoddard as vice president of Planning, Inventory Management and Operations.
08.21.2014

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 officer (COO), and Susan Viscon, vice president of Merchandising, to senior vice president of Merchandising. Artz and Viscon are part of the company’s corporate officer team.
08.04.2014

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 Affairs.  Thompson most recently served as executive vice president of Corporate and Public Affairs in the New York office of Edelman, a highly respected global communications and marketing firm.