Freeport, ME, JUNE 19,2018
L.L.Bean Launches New Collaboration with Maine Outdoor Startup, Flowfold
Two Maine outdoor brands partner on innovation and design to release a new collection of packs
About L.L.Bean, Inc.
L.L.Bean, Inc. is a leading multichannel merchant of quality outdoor gear and apparel. Founded in 1912 by Leon Leonwood Bean, the company began as a one-room operation selling a single product, the Maine Hunting Shoe. Still family owned, Shawn Gorman, great grandson of Leon Leonwood Bean, was named Chairman of the Board of Directors in 2013. While its business has grown over the years, L.L.Bean continues to uphold the values of its founder, including his dedication to quality, customer service and a love of the outdoors. In the past five years, L.L.Bean has donated over $6 million toward conservation and land stewardship. L.L.Bean currently operates 40 stores in 17 states across the United States, along with 27 stores in Japan. The 220,000-sq. ft. L.L.Bean retail store campus in Freeport, ME, is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and welcomes more than 3 million visitors every year. L.L.Bean can be found worldwide at www.llbean.com, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, and Instagram.
Flowfold builds minimalist gear for everyday adventures. No bells, no whistles, just high quality, Made in America products outdoor adventurers can use every single day. Flowfold was founded in 2010 on Peaks Island Maine and built on a legacy of Maine craftsmanship. Flowfold pairs carefully refined techniques with innovative materials and designs with values focused on reducing their overall impact on the environment. Every year Flowfold recycles thousands of yards of non-biodegradable material creating outdoor inspired lifestyle gear that won't let their customers or the planet down. Every item is handmade in the USA using some of the world’s strongest and lightest fabrics and comes with a lifetime warranty. Flowfold can be found at www.flowfold.com.