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2014-04-22 23:11:54

Environmental non-profit REVERB partners with L.L.Bean to promote environmentalism on college campuses alongside Capital Cities concert tour. Portland, ME (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 REVERB is launching the second leg of its 13th Campus Consciousness Tour (CCT) this spring featuring electro-pop sensation Capital Cities. Presented by L.L.Bean, Campus Consciousness Tour will visit 14 schools in all, encouraging students to get outdoors and take action to protect natural spaces. “It's an...

2011-08-11 14:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American retailer L.L.Bean, a leading multi-channel merchant of quality outdoor gear and apparel, has selected Weber Shandwick to design and execute an integrated cross-platform communications campaign for the company's upcoming 100th anniversary celebration. "We had admired Weber Shandwick's anniversary work for other iconic brands," said Steve Fuller, chief marketing officer for L.L.Bean. "They brought real passion to the table as well as a clear...

2011-03-24 07:15:00

FREEPORT, Maine, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- L.L.Bean, a leading outdoor equipment and apparel merchant, implements free standard shipping to all United States and Canadian addresses effective March 25, 2011. The company founder and inventor of the original Maine Hunting Shoe, Mr. "L.L." Bean, introduced the concept of free shipping in 1912 by adding "post paid" in catalog copy. As L.L.Bean nears its 100th anniversary, the tradition of free shipping returns. L.L.Bean's free regular...

2011-03-14 10:30:00

FREEPORT, Maine, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- L.L.Bean announced today a positive close to its 2010 fiscal year, bucking retail industry trends that showed disappointing results for many retailers. On the basis of the business performance for 2010 the company announced its intent to pay performance bonuses to employees. "L.L.Bean has performed very well in a challenging retail environment, ending the year with a 5.7% increase in net sales over the prior year," said Chris McCormick,...

Word of the Day
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.