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Freeport, ME, July 17, 2020

L.L.Bean to Launch First-Ever Wholesale Partnerships in the U.S. in 2020

Iconic L.L.Bean backpacks, footwear, apparel and outdoor gear to be sold in 1,200 partner stores nationwide via new retail partners Staples, SCHEELS and Nordstrom.


Freeport, ME, June 20, 2020

L.L.Bean Announces Retail Expansion with Three New Stores Opening in Canada This Year

Outdoor retailer L.L.Bean – known for its signature Bean Boot, Boat & Tote and outdoor essentials – announced today the expansion of the brand in Canada, with three new L.L.Bean stores scheduled to open in Ontario by the end of 2020. READ MORE

Freeport, ME, June 20, 2020

An Update on L.L.Bean's Efforts

The past few days and weeks have been deeply painful for our country. We at L.L.Bean believe we have a responsibility to use our voice, our platform, and our resources to help eradicate racial injustice because we believe Black Lives Matter. READ MORE

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