August 12, 2015

REI has named its first-ever CIO. The outdoor specialty retailer company is also on the hunt for talented techies to join its ranks.

July 2, 2015

Lovers of the great outdoors in the Cleveland and Philadelphia areas have something else to celebrate as Independence Day approaches.

May 13, 2015

REI has met its commitment to be powered by 100% renewable energy through energy efficiency, solar generation, long-term renewable energy contracts, and renewable energy certificates (RECs). That’s just one of the findings in the outdoor retailer’s 2014 Stewardship Report.

March 23, 2015

Outdoor retail co-op REI is being very “cooperative” in returning $168 million to its members.

February 10, 2015

REI will enter two new states in the fall, opening a store at the new Christiana Fashion Center, in Christiana, Delware, and another at the new Mills Crossing, in West Des Moines, Iowa.

November 11, 2014

Outdoor outfitter REI has added a chief creative officer slot, and hired Ben Steele to fill the position, effective Jan. 1.

November 19, 2013

REI will open a store in Southlake Texas, in fall 2014. The 22,000-sq.-ft. store, at Park Village, will include a bike shop offering expert assembly and repair services, and provide outdoor-related classes and presentations.

March 6, 2012

By Suzy Stewart, DHR International

December 22, 2011

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) has opened its first Manhattan location, in the landmarked Puck Building in SoHo. The 35,000-sq.-ft. space (14,000 sq. ft. of selling space) has been restored to honor the iconic building’s more-than-century-old history — with a respect to detail evident throughout. How did REI come to select the Puck Building?

December 14, 2011

REI (Recreational Equipment Inc.) announced that it will open its first location in Ohio next fall at Rockwood Commons in Cincinnati.

June 16, 2011

Charlotte, N.C.-based The Chambers Group, an X Team partner, said it has completed a lease for the first REI in South Carolina.

June 13, 2011

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) will open a store in Indianapolis, Ind. at the Plaza at Castleton next spring.

June 10, 2011

Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) on Friday announced plans to open a new store in Indianapolis at the Plaza at Castleton next spring.

May 2, 2011

Seattle-based Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) announced it will open its first store in South Carolina this fall, in Greenville.

April 27, 2011

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), announced plans to open a new store in Greenville, S.C., this fall. It will be the company’s first location in Asheville, N.C.

December 21, 2010

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) will to open a new store in Olympia, Wash. in the spring of 2011.

December 16, 2010

REI on Thursday announced plans to open a new store in Dublin, Calif., at Amador Plaza in the fall of 2011.

October 19, 2010

Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) announced that Mark K. Comstock has joined the co-op in the...

September 9, 2010

Recreational Equipment (REI), has released its fourth annual stewardship report, which details the company’s progress...

March 22, 2010

REI said Monday that is has begun offering free standard shipping to members for Internet...

January 19, 2010

Rhys Commercial said Tuesday that Seattle-based REI has leased a former Linens ’n Things location...

November 16, 2008

REI has installed solar arrays on three stores in the San Francisco Bay area, according...

January 31, 2008

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) takes its commitment to environmental stewardship to the next level...

May 31, 2007

Tumultuous events shaped the year 2005, and consumers and retailers alike took notice. While no...