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January 4, 2017

L.L.Bean Gives $2.1 Million to Nonprofit Organizations in 2016

Charitable giving focuses on outdoor recreation, youth, environmental stewardship, health, education and the arts.

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Recent News

June 6, 2017

L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools Announce Adventure Travel Trips for 2017

New multisport adventure trips feature cycling, hiking, kayaking, schooner rides, ferry trips, wildlife viewing, fantastic food and more, set amongst some of Maine’s most iconic and scenic locations.

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June 1, 2017

More Adventures Are in Store for the Badger State: L.L.Bean to Open Its Second Wisconsin Store in Madison at Hilldale, Spring of 2018

Freeport, Maine, outdoor retailer’s second Wisconsin store is part of its ongoing national retail expansion strategy.

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May 25, 2017

As United Way of Greater Portland’s Largest Contributor in 2016, L.L.Bean Receives United We Thrive Community Give Award

More than $1.7 million donated to United Way chapters throughout Maine in 2016 as a result of L.L.Bean’s corporate and employee contributions.

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May 17, 2017

L.L.Bean Named One of America’s Best Midsize Employers for 2017 by Forbes Magazine

For the third year in a row, L.L.Bean has made Forbes’ coveted list, the highest ranked in the clothing, shoes and sports equipment retailer category.

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May 10, 2017

L.L.Bean to Open Fifth Retail Store in Massachusetts at Boston Seaport, Spring of 2018

The 8,600-square-foot store will feature an assortment of active and casual apparel, outerwear and footwear, as well as a variety of outdoor lifestyle gear.

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