REI Co-op to open new store in Gainesville, Florida in spring 2020
11.26.2019

REI Co-op to open new store in Gainesville, Florida in spring 2020

REI Co-op is opening a new store in Gainesville, Florida in spring 2020, bringing Floridians a wide assortment of quality gear, experiences and expertise for the region’s most popular outdoor activities. The new 23,000-square-foot store will be located at the Butler Town Center at 3650 Southwest 32nd Court. With over 320,000 lifetime REI members in state, REI Gainesville will join existing stores in Jacksonville and Winter Park.
REI Co-op promotes two new executives to senior leadership team
11.25.2019

REI Co-op promotes two new executives to senior leadership team

REI Co-op announced today the promotion of two team members to new leadership positions: Chris Putur to executive vice president of technology and operations and Kate Wendt to vice president of strategy.
REI Co-op to open new store in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee in spring 2020
11.21.2019

REI Co-op to open new store in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee in spring 2020

REI Co-op will open a new store in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee in spring 2020, bringing quality outdoor gear, rentals, expertise and experiences to the region. Designed to be a gateway to outdoor adventures in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the new 21,500 square-foot store will offer numerous ways for people of all skill levels to get outside.
REI Co-op to open new store in Billings, Montana in spring 2020
11.20.2019

REI Co-op to open new store in Billings, Montana in spring 2020

REI Co-op will open a new store in Billings, Montana in spring 2020, bringing a wide assortment of quality outdoor gear, experiences and expertise to the Yellowstone Valley and the communities of eastern Montana and northern Wyoming. Known as “Montana’s Trailhead,” Billings offers year-round outdoor activities including hiking, mountain biking, paddling, snow sports. The new 22,000-square-foot space will be located at Shiloh Crossing and offer a specialty bike shop for maintenance and repairs.  
REI Co-op to open four new stores on November 15
11.14.2019

REI Co-op to open four new stores on November 15

For the first time in its 81-year history, REI Co-op will open four new stores in a single day on November 15, bringing quality outdoor gear, experiences and expertise to Farmington, Utah; Huntsville, Alabama; Oklahoma City and Williston, Vermont. By the end of the year, REI will have opened a total of eight new stores, relocated two existing stores to larger locations, and opened three new boathouses in 2019.
REI Co-op expands efforts to understand the link between time spent in nature and human wellbeing with a new study
10.30.2019

REI Co-op expands efforts to understand the link between time spent in nature and human wellbeing with a new study

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health invites co-op members in four cities to participate in inaugural study
As REI Co-op prepares to #OptOutside for fifth year, CEO says it’s not enough
10.23.2019

As REI Co-op prepares to #OptOutside for fifth year, CEO says it’s not enough

For the fifth time this Black Friday, REI Co-op will close all its stores, process no online payments and pay all 13,000 employees to #OptOutside with friends and family. But this year, under the leadership of a new CEO and facing a global environmental crisis, the co-op is going a step further: asking its 13,000 employees and 18 million members to join in the fight for life outdoors – and life on this planet.
REI Co-op welcomes Kelley Hall as new Chief Financial Officer
10.21.2019

REI Co-op welcomes Kelley Hall as new Chief Financial Officer

REI Co-op has hired Kelley Hall as its new chief financial officer. Hall will lead the co-op’s financial planning and analysis, accounting, treasury, internal audit, tax, strategic sourcing, and asset protection teams.
REI Co-op opens new store in San Luis Obispo on October 25, invests $20,000 in local outdoor community
10.14.2019

REI Co-op opens new store in San Luis Obispo on October 25, invests $20,000 in local outdoor community

REI Co-op will open its new store in San Luis Obispo on October 25 offering a wide assortment of quality outdoor gear, equipment rentals, experiences and expertise. Located at the SLO Promenade, REI’s new 22,000-square-foot store will bring quality outdoor gear, experiences and expertise to California’s central coast.
REI brings customers broader product selection, more sizes and color options online
10.10.2019

REI brings customers broader product selection, more sizes and color options online

Starting with select brands, the co-op will enhance availability and online product selection