April 30, 2014

REI's members recently elected two new directors to represent their interests on the co-op's board of directors. The national outdoor gear and apparel retailer held its annual members' meeting on April 28 at its iconic flagship store in downtown Seattle, where the voting results were announced.

February 6, 2013

Sally Jewell, CEO of REI, has been nominated as Secretary of the Interior.

July 10, 2012

Recreational Equipment Inc. is making its Kansas debut with its first store set to open in Overland Park in the fall of 2013.

April 2, 2012

Recreational Equipment Inc. has promoted Bill Baumann and Brad Brown to SVP information technology, and e-commerce and direct sales respectively.

March 22, 2012

REI (Recreational Equipment Inc.) announced that retail and outdoor industry veteran Eric Artz will join the company as chief financial officer in May. Artz comes to REI from Urban Outfitters.

March 6, 2012

Recreational Equipment Inc. will make its Florida debut in the spring of 2013 with the opening a a store in Jacksonville, Fla.

February 21, 2012

REI (Recreational Equipment Inc.), a national outdoor gear and clothing retailer, has announced that Angela Owen has been named SVP marketing and Lee Fromson has become SVP merchandising.

December 14, 2011

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

December 5, 2011

REI (Recreational Equipment Inc.) has opened its first-ever store in Manhattan, in the landmarked Puck Building in SoHo.

August 2, 2011

SEATTLE  — Recreational Equipment Inc. announced that it plans to give $4.2 million this year to nonprofits across the country that work to preserve and maintain natural spaces through active volunteer programs.

June 10, 2011

Recreational Equipment Inc. announced that it will open its first Indiana store in Indianapolis next spring.

March 28, 2011

REI (Recreational Equipment Inc.) announced 2010 sales of $1.66 billion, up 14% from $1.46 billion the previous year, proving that even in a down economy outdoor enthusiasts will find ways to support their passion.

March 1, 2011

Recreational Equipment Inc. announced that Sue Sallee joined the company in the newly created position of VP accounting and finance.