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2014-09-25 12:31:27

SEATTLE, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the fall of 2015, adventurers in the San Fernando Valley can gear up for their outdoor outings at a new REI store. The nearly 30,000 square foot, two-story REI will be located at the Village at Westfield Topanga. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120306/SF65403LOGO The store will offer the top brands of outdoor gear and apparel for camping, climbing, cycling, fitness, hiking, paddling, snow sports and travel. In addition, REI Topanga's...

2014-09-23 16:22:54

Annie Zipfel, senior vice president of Marketing; Julie Averill, vice president of Information Technology; Mark Stoddard, vice president of Planning, Inventory Management and Operations SEATTLE, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At REI's annual leadership conference, a gathering of leaders representing 135 stores and all headquarters divisions, company president and CEO Jerry Stritzke announced that Annie Zipfel has been promoted to senior vice president of Marketing. This follows the...

2014-09-23 12:27:49

New partnership brings high-performance German bike brand to the United States SEATTLE, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REI, a national outdoor gear and apparel retailer, and GHOST, manufacturer of high-performance German mountain bikes, are partnering to bring GHOST brand bicycles to the United States. GHOST's 2015 line will be available exclusively through REI and REI.com starting in January 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140922/147716 "Partnering with GHOST brand...

2014-08-19 12:21:07

2014 marks twenty-five years providing software engineering, IT solutions, and business process automation excellence. STERLING, Va., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REI Systems (REI), a leader in information technology solutions, is celebrating its 25th anniversary in business this summer. Founded in June 1989 by business partners Veer Bhartiya and Shyam Salona, today REI employs 500 staff members who develop and manage software and IT infrastructure solutions primarily for U.S....

2014-08-05 16:26:06

Co-op Awards $4.6 Million to Nonprofits in 2014 to Enhance Popular Spaces and Promote Outdoor Recreation SEATTLE, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, REI will build upon a long-standing commitment to maintain the outdoors and help people connect with recreational opportunities by awarding $4.6 million in grants to more than 300 nonprofit organizations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133740 The majority of the investments will support local organizations that are enhancing...

2014-08-04 16:24:25

SEATTLE, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading national outdoor gear and apparel retailer REI welcomes Alex Thompson as the company's new vice president of Communications and Public Affairs. Thompson most recently served as executive vice president of Corporate and Public Affairs in the New York office of Edelman, a highly respected global communications and marketing firm. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120306/SF65403LOGO As a member of the agency's Business + Social Purpose...

2014-07-01 12:26:07

New Locations include Alpharetta, Georgia and Princeton, New Jersey SEATTLE, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REI will set up camp in two new locations next spring. The national outdoor retailer will open in Princeton, New Jersey and extend its presence in Atlanta with a store in Alpharetta, Georgia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120306/SF65403LOGO In Princeton, the 23,500 square foot store will be located at Mercer Mall. Positioned at Mansell Crossing at the northwest corner...

2014-06-17 16:22:34

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, today announced that it has acquired 100% of the shares of Roehrig Engineering, Inc. (REI), the leader in testing systems utilizing electric and electromagnetic actuation technology, for approximately $15 million. The purchase price may increase by up to $2 million if certain sales targets are achieved. The...

2014-06-05 16:31:28

REI wins spot on IT Support Contract Ceiling Valued at $22 Billion STERLING, Va., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REI Systems (REI) announced today that the firm has been awarded one of several prime contracts on the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS), Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions II (EAGLE II) contract in Functional Category 1, Service Delivery, Unrestricted. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract will provide a full range of...

2014-05-19 08:22:17

DENVER, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE: XEC) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.16 per share. The dividend is payable on September 2, 2014, to stockholders of record on August 15, 2014. About Cimarex Energy Denver-based Cimarex Energy Co. is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with principal operations in the Mid-Continent and Permian Basin areas of...


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