All posts by: Laurie
- Tuesday, 3/4/14
At L.L.Bean, we’ve been telling people for years how easy it is to learn to cross-country ski. Still, some folks remain skeptical. So we thought we’d see if a 7-year-old – fresh off his first-ever cross-country skiing excursion – might be able to convince our readers to give it a try. Guest blogger Derek Chase… More
- Thursday, 1/9/14
Meet Kikkan Randall: World Champion Cross-Country Skier and L.L.Bean’s Newest Testing and Design Partner
Kikkan Randall has a lot of titles on her resumé: Fastest Woman in Alaska on Skis (at 74.14 mph); USSA Cross-Country Skier of the Year (2008, 2009, 2010); Most Successful US Cross-Country Skier in History; and First World Cup Victory for an American Woman in Cross Country. We’re happy to announce that she has one… More
- Thursday, 11/14/13
As told by Bootmobile driver Eddie F. The day started just like any other day; I woke up, got ready, and headed out to give the Bootmobile its regular check-up: lights, turn signals, tire pressure, etc. But today it looked a little different – completely decked out in red, to replicate the 2013 World Championship… More
- Thursday, 5/2/13
Last weekend L.L.Bean headed to Boston’s Fenway Park for Maine Day and the Red Sox vs. Astros game. Maine Day is a great way for L.L.Bean to celebrate the great state of Maine with fans from Boston and across the country. Red Sox fans already know L.L.Bean as the official sponsor of the Fenway infield… More
- Friday, 1/25/13
The thermometer outside our window here in Maine confirms it’s still winter, but thanks to Maine-based painter Sarah Knock that hasn’t stopped us from dreaming about spring and warmer weather. Sarah’s painting “Near Birch Island” is L.L.Bean’s spring 2013 catalog cover – in customer mailboxes this week. Sarah is best known for her unique interpretations… More
- Friday, 1/18/13
Each year since 1989, L.L.Bean has honored a select few employees with the prestigious Bean’s Best Award. Employees from across the company are nominated by their peers and only the best rise to the top to win this coveted award. To commemorate its 100th anniversary last year, L.L.Bean wanted to create a trophy that would… More
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