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  1. Monday, 9/15/14

    Backcountry Beauty: A Trip to the Remote Grand Falls Hut in Western Maine

    Whether we’re putting together catalogs, designing and testing products or getting your order to your doorstep, we’re always doing our best to help you enjoy the outdoors. So it might not surprise you to know that when we’re off the clock, we’re doing our best to get out and enjoy the outdoors ourselves!   The… More



  2. Friday, 9/12/14

    Announcing the Red Sox World Series Champions Commemorative Boat and Tote

    The day: October 30, 2013. In game six of the World Series, the Boston Red Sox rout the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 to earn their eighth World Series Championship, winning it at Fenway Park for the first time since 1918. To commemorate this special championship victory, we’re very excited to announce a new, limited-edition tote, made… More



  3. Monday, 9/8/14

    Seth Wescott Joins L.L.Bean at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

    At the start of August, a group of L.L.Bean employees traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah, for the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. The Summer Market was our chance to check out what other retailers are up to and show off the gear and apparel we’re working on for this fall and winter. It also gave us… More



  4. Sunday, 7/13/14

    L.L.Bean Employees Hike in the “Crown Jewel” of Costa Rica

    In a lot of ways, L.L.Bean is synonymous with the state of Maine – from our flagship store on the Maine coast to our famous boots designed for New England duck hunting, to our flannel shirts and rugged outerwear designed for Maine winters. But it might surprise you to know just how far from Maine… More



  5. Thursday, 7/10/14

    On Your Marks, Get Set, Go! 1,800 Racers Run in the L.L.Bean 4th of July 10K

    Everybody knows that the Fourth of July ends with fireworks, but how do you get the day started? Here in Freeport, we started with the annual L.L.Bean 4th of July 10K, where 1,800 people kicked off their weekend with fresh air and exercise while they supported a good cause! The race kicked off at 7:30… More



  6. Thursday, 6/19/14

    Going Over the Edge for Rippleffect

    Chances are if you were in Portland on May 16 or 17, you spotted one or more of the 85 spirited adventurers rappelling down the side of the city’s tallest building, One City Center. In case you can’t guess why so many sane people would lower themselves down thirteen stories, we’ll fill you in –… More



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