REI Co-op expands its paddling business to offer more ways  for people to try gear, connect with one another and get onto the water
04.15.2019

REI Co-op expands its paddling business to offer more ways for people to try gear, connect with one another and get onto the water

This year, REI Co-op will offer customers more ways to enjoy their favorite watersports by adding Hobie products to its line of specialty water brands, adding boathouse activity centers and paddling experiences across the country, and increasing its demo and rental options.
REI Co-op announces record financial results, major expansion of rentals and used gear
04.09.2019

REI Co-op announces record financial results, major expansion of rentals and used gear

REI Co-op published its annual stewardship report today, announcing record 2018 financial results and significant progress toward making a positive impact on the outdoor community.  In 2018, REI made a record $2.78 billion, grew 6 percent and added more than 1 million new members, bringing the co-op’s total membership to more than 18 million.
REI Co-op to open first Vermont store in Williston in fall 2019
04.03.2019

REI Co-op to open first Vermont store in Williston in fall 2019

REI Co-op is opening its first location in Vermont this fall, bringing a wide assortment of quality gear, equipment rentals, experiences and expertise for the region’s most popular outdoor activities to Williston. The new 31,000-square-foot store will be located at Taft Corners Shopping Center, less than a one-hour drive from world-class recreation opportunities in Mount Mansfield State Forest and Camel’s Hump State Park.
REI Co-op to officially open new store location along Chicago River on April 5
03.27.2019

REI Co-op to officially open new store location along Chicago River on April 5

REI Co-op officially opens its new location along the banks of the Chicago River on April 5. REI Lincoln Park was previously located at 1446 North Halsted Street, but has moved to a new 40,000 square-foot space on West Eastman Street. Now, REI Lincoln Park will offer kayak and paddleboard rentals with direct access to the Chicago River and expanded assortments of quality outdoor gear. 
REI Co-op to open new store in Columbia, South Carolina in spring 2020
03.26.2019

REI Co-op to open new store in Columbia, South Carolina in spring 2020

REI Co-op is adding its second location in South Carolina in spring 2020, bringing a wide assortment of quality outdoor gear, experiences and expertise to Columbia’s BullStreet District. The new 20,000-square-foot space will carry the best outdoor gear for the region’s most popular activities including hiking, cycling, camping and paddling.
Give the gift of the outdoors: REI Co-op revamps its registry experience to offer non-traditional gifts for a new generation of customers
03.14.2019

Give the gift of the outdoors: REI Co-op revamps its registry experience to offer non-traditional gifts for a new generation of customers

REI Co-op is revamping its gift registry experience, making it easier than ever for members and customers to celebrate life’s big moments with the gift of gear for outdoor experiences. The new platform, powered by MyRegistry.com, offers new tools for users to manage their wish lists and create gift registries for all major milestones. The update enables a new generation of customer to celebrate marriage, commitment ceremonies and parenthood with meaningful experiences and non-traditional gifts.
REI Co-op officially opens new location in Midtown Mall in Anchorage on March 22
03.13.2019

REI Co-op officially opens new location in Midtown Mall in Anchorage on March 22

REI Co-op will officially open its new location in Anchorage on March 22 at the Midtown Mall. The new 50,000 square-foot space offers one of the largest product assortments of any REI location, carrying everything from roof racks to skis to camping and climbing gear. REI Anchorage also offers expansive gear rentals and direct access to the Seward Highway for outdoor adventurers on their way to Denali National Park and the Kenai Peninsula.
REI Co-op makes major investments in cycling this year, including new premium partnerships
02.28.2019

REI Co-op makes major investments in cycling this year, including new premium partnerships

Co-op brings premium cycling brands Bontrager and Cannondale to customers nationwide, extends
Co-op Cycles offerings to full-suspension mountain bikes, expands adventure programs and cycle rentals
REI Co-op applauds historic bipartisan vote for public lands
02.26.2019

REI Co-op applauds historic bipartisan vote for public lands

REI, the nation’s largest consumer co-opapplauds today’s resounding 363-62 vote in the House of Representatives for passage of the Natural Resources Management Act. Following the Senate’s 92-8 vote Feb. 12, 455 Republicans and Democrats across both chambers have now emphatically restated the nation’s shared love for its public lands and shown that people of all political persuasions can be #UnitedOutside. 
REI Co-op acquires guided adventures and travel partner Arizona Outback Adventures (AOA)
02.26.2019

REI Co-op acquires guided adventures and travel partner Arizona Outback Adventures (AOA)

REI Co-op announced today the acquisition of its long-standing adventure travel partner Arizona Outback Adventures (AOA). For more than 15 years, REI and AOA have partnered to deliver fully guided active adventures in national parks and iconic destinations across the Western United States. The acquisition complements REI’s broader experiences offering and brings together two like-minded, values-driven organizations focused on providing life-changing outdoor experiences.