10.18.2010

Mark K. Comstock Joins REI to Lead Real Estate and Store Development

Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), a national co-op providing quality outdoor gear and clothing, today announced Mark K. Comstock has joined the co-op in the newly created role of vice president, Real Estate and Store Development.
09.16.2010

REI, National Outdoor Retailer, to Open First NYC Location in Historic Puck Building

Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), a national retailer providing quality outdoor gear and clothing, today announced plans to open its first New York City location in the fall of 2011. The Manhattan store will be located in the historic Puck Building at the corner of East Houston and Lafayette in SoHo, and will bring 100 new jobs to the local community.
08.11.2010

REI to Open New Store in Santa Barbara and Relocate Santa Ana Store

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a retail co-op providing quality outdoor gear and clothing, today announced plans to open a new store in Santa Barbara, Calif. and relocate its current location in Santa Ana, Calif. to The Market Place in Tustin, Calif. Both stores will offer the top brands of outdoor gear and apparel, including the co-op’s award-winning REI and Novara lines.
06.28.2010

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TEAMS WITH THE NORTH FACE AND REI FOR NEW EVEREST FILM

National Geographic Entertainment (NGE) today announces a promotional partnership with The North Face, supplier of authentic, innovative and technically advanced outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear, and national outdoor gear and apparel retailer REI (Recreational Equipment Inc.) in support of the new film “The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest,” opening Friday, Aug. 6.
06.22.2010

REI to Outfit Outdoor Enthusiasts with New Store in Columbia, Md. this Fall

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a retail co-op providing quality outdoor gear and clothing, today announced plans to open a new store at Columbia Crossing in Columbia, Md. this fall.
04.20.2010

REI Announces 2010 Board Election Results at Annual Membership Meeting

Outdoor gear and apparel retailer REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) announced the results of the 2010 board elections during its annual membership meeting held Monday, April 19 at the co-op’s Seattle flagship store.
04.16.2010

REI Commends Administration for Convening White House Conference on America’s Great Outdoors

Outdoor gear and apparel retailer REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) commends the Obama Administration for convening the White House Conference on America’s Great Outdoors, conducted today in Washington D.C. The conference was the start of a national dialog on the challenges, opportunities and innovations in land conservation and the importance of reconnecting individuals to the outdoors.
03.22.2010

REI Announces 2009 Revenues and Member Dividend

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.),a national retailer of quality outdoor gear and apparel, today announced 2009 sales of $1.46 billion, up slightly from $1.43 billion the previous year.  Operating income in 2009 was $100.6 million, an increase of 37 percent over $73.6 million in 2008.  Net income in 2009 was $29.8 million, up 106 percent from $14.5 million in the previous year.  The company’s direct sales channel, which includes online and catalog sales, grew by nearly 5 percent, while comp store sales declined by 3.5 percent, outperforming an expected 5 percent decline.
03.22.2010

Being an REI Member Just Got Better

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) is giving people another great reason to be a member. Free standard shipping is now available exclusively to members for their purchases of $75 or more through REI.com, REI-OUTLET.com and phone direct sales orders.
02.09.2010

REI Appoints Stephen Lockhart to Board of Directors

REI, (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a national retail cooperative providing quality outdoor gear and clothing, today announced the appointment of Stephen Lockhart, M.D., Ph.D., to fill an open position to the company’s board of directors.