09.08.2011

REI Names Rick Bingle New Vice President, Supply Chain

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a national outdoor gear and clothing retailer, today announced Rick Bingle has been named the company’s vice president, supply chain. The new position recognizes the critical role that distribution and logistics plays in delivering exceptional service to REI’s members.
07.01.2011

Outdoor Industry, REI Commend Western Governors’ “Get Out West” Initiative

Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) and member company REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) praised the launch of a new initiative by the Western Governors' Association (WGA) titled “Get Out West,” which was announced at the association's annual meeting yesterday.  The initiative was championed by new WGA Chair and Washington State Gov. Christine Gregoire.
06.29.2011

DEMAND MEDIA AND REI ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO INTRODUCE AN INTEGRATED SHOPPING EXPERIENCE AND TRAILS CONTENT

Demand Media® (NYSE: DMD) and REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) today announced a three-year partnership that provides outdoor enthusiasts with helpful insight on recreation locations via REI Guidepost on the retailer’s website and a compelling shopping experience at the Trails.com Gear Store.
06.10.2011

REI to Open its First Indiana Store in Indianapolis Next Year

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a national retailer providing quality outdoor gear and clothing, today announced plans to open a new store in Indianapolis, Ind. at the Plaza at Castleton next spring.
04.27.2011

REI to Open its First South Carolina Store in Greenville This Fall

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a national retailer providing quality outdoor gear and clothing, today announced plans to open a new store in Greenville, S.C. this fall.
04.11.2011

REI Announces 2011 Board Election Results at Annual Membership Meeting

SEATTLE – Outdoor gear and apparel retailer REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) announced the results of the 2011 board elections during its annual membership meeting held Sunday, April 10 at its Seattle flagship store.
03.28.2011

REI Announces 2010 Revenues and Record Operating Income

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a national retailer of quality outdoor gear and apparel, today announced 2010 sales of $1.66 billion, up 14 percent from $1.46 billion the previous year. Operating income for the year was a record $115.4 million, an increase of 15 percent over $100.6 million in 2009. Net income in 2010 was $30.2 million, up 1.4 percent from $29.8 million in the previous year. The company’s direct sales channel, which includes online and catalog sales, grew by 22.9 percent. Comp store sales grew by 8.1 percent, up from negative 3.5 percent in 2009.
02.28.2011

REI Appoints Vice President of Accounting and Finance, and Promotes Three

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a national retailer providing quality outdoor gear and clothing, announced today that Sue Sallee joined the company in the newly created position of vice president, Accounting and Finance. The company has also promoted Angela Owen, Tim Spangler and Tom Vogl to senior vice presidents of the Merchandising, Retail, and Marketing divisions respectively.
01.27.2011

REI Extends Resource to Snow Sports Enthusiasts Through New Android App on The Zumobi Network

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a national retailer providing quality outdoor gear and clothing, and The Zumobi Network, a leading premium mobile app network, present the extension of the popular Snow and Ski Report by REI application to the Android platform.
01.20.2011

REI Ranks Number Nine on FORTUNE's "100 Best Companies to Work For" List

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a national retailer providing quality outdoor gear and clothing, announced today that it is ranked number nine on FORTUNE magazine's 2011 list of "100 Best Companies to Work For."