We believe the more time you spend outside together, the better. That’s why we design products that make it easier to take longer walks, have deeper talks and never worry about the weather. It’s like our founder always said – being outside brings out the best in us.

Leon Gorman was among the participants at the L.L.Bean-sponsored 1990 International Peace Climb on Mount Everest

Company History

From the birth of the boot to road trips in our king-sized Bootmobile, a lot can happen in over a hundred years.

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Company Information

Read the latest on our sales and operations – from our stores and Outdoor Discovery Programs to product testing and our Maine manufacturing facilities.

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Former L.L.Bean president Leon Gorman testing equipment in the field


Our leaders are outdoor enthusiasts who know firsthand the value of time spent outside. 

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Corporate Responsibility

To us, helping people enjoy the outdoors together means more than just designing high-quality gear and apparel. It also means making them responsibly.

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Be an Outsider Goal

We’ve created a corporate goal that encourages all employees to enjoy the outdoors on a regular basis – however often they can. This is not about the bottom line. It’s about what it means to work at L.L.Bean.

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L.L.Bean Community Fund

Our Community Fund was created to support a wide variety of health and wellness organizations, social and civic efforts and educational and arts programs here in Maine.

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