REI Co-op to support outdoor leaders in the second-ever “Confluence Summit” in Asheville this July

Co-op continues work to unite diverse stakeholders from across the country to help shape future of life outdoors Kent, Wash., 2018-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Earlier today (02.20.2018), the State of North Carolina announced its intention to host the second-ever “Confluence Summit” for state-level outdoor recreation leaders in Asheville this July. There are currently eight states […]

REI Co-op will close stores on Black Friday; will pay all 12,000 employees to #OptOutside with family and friends

Outdoor co-op launches experiential search engine powered by millions who have chosen to #OptOutside SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the third year running, REI Co-op, the nation’s largest consumer co-op and specialty outdoor retailer, has announced that it will close its 151 stores on Black Friday, process no online sales and pay all 12,000 employees to […]

REI Co-op unveils its next spring’s new gear collection

New gear collection designed using insights from co-op members and employees SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Jul-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — REI Co-op’s in-house brand released its plans for next spring’s new gear collection during the Outdoor Retailer industry tradeshow. Highlights include outerwear featuring GORE-TEX® Active fabric technology that will be on display at the show, a […]

REI co-op invested a record $9.3 million in nonprofits in 2016 and opened the country’s most sustainable distribution center

REI co-op invested a record $9.3 million in nonprofits in 2016 and opened the country’s most sustainable distribution center   Co-op invested $9.3 million in nonprofits and continues to operate 100% on renewable energy SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Today (03.15.2017) REI, the outdoor co-op, announced record revenues for 2016 and highlighted how it […]