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Freeport, ME, March 18, 2022

L.L.Bean 2021 Year-in-Review: Finding Simple Moments in the Outdoors

Since our founding in 1912 by avid Maine outdoorsman Leon Leonwood Bean, our company has been centered around the fact that time outdoors has a positive impact on our lives. That very ideal has become our purpose and the reason we do business today: to inspire and enable people to experience the restorative power of being outside.

As the past two years presented unprecedented challenges, nature has remained a constant – a place to find strength, to clear our head, to gather with friends, to celebrate milestones, and to find restoration in simple moments.

For 110 years, we have been committed to outfitting and guiding our customers in those moments. In return, they’ve allowed us to join them on trails and rivers, through rain and snow, around the fireplace and in their own backyards.

By simply stepping outside, we can all feel better, find balance, and become better stewards of the environment. Here’s how our customers, employees, partners, vendors and communities helped us do that in 2021.

Read more about the company’s 2021 results here.