Outdoor gear and clothing from Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) outfits everyone from mountain climbers to mall walkers. It's the nation's largest consumer cooperative, with more than 18 million members. Through about 155 outlets in about 35 states, REI sells high-end gear, clothing, and footwear (including private-label goods) for outdoor activities, such as climbing, kayaking, and skiing, as well as for hiking, bicycling, and camping. The company also repairs gear, and it sells merchandise online and through occasional catalogs. Its travel service, REI Adventures, offers trips such as cycling in the Alps, sea kayaking in Costa Rica, and hiking in New Zealand. Climbers Lloyd and Mary Anderson formed REI in 1938.
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