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4:42 PM MT—Recreational Equipment, Inc. will open its first Kansas store this fall, in Overland Park, a suburb of Kansas City. The Overland Park store will be at the intersection of West 135th St. and Lamar Avenue at Prairiefire at Lionsgate. It will offer a bike shop with assembly and repair services, as well as a seasonal gear rental department for customers to test new outdoor activities. Similar to its other stores, REI Overland Park will sell top brands in camping, climbing, cycling, fitness, hiking, paddling and travel, including its own REI brand and Novara bike products. The 23,500

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)REI this week reported an 8.4 percent jump in annual sales for 2011, to $1.66 billion, but operating income was down slightly, to $116.2 million from 2010s record $116.6 million. Net income was flat compared with 2010 at $30.2 million. We experienced strong sales in 2011. However, because winter weather failed to arrive, our profitability was impacted, said Brian Unmacht, REIs executive vice president. Looking ahead, our underlying strong financial position allows us to continue our growth plans and invest in ways that make it easy for customers and members to shop REI however they wishonline, on

SEATTLE , March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- REI ( Recreational Equipment, Inc .), a national retailer of quality outdoor gear and apparel, today announced 2011 sales of $1.80 billion , up 8.4 percent from $1.66 billion the previous year. Operating income was $116.2 million , down slightly from $116.6 million in 2010. Net income was $30.2 million , relatively flat to 2010. As the country's largest consumer cooperative with a significant membership base, REI welcomed nearly 842,000 new members in 2011, up 7 percent from 2010.  (Logo: ) "We experienced strong sales

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—REI on Thursday announced plans to open new stores in Ohio and Oregon next year, and relocate a store in North Carolina. The three new locations are in addition to three previously announced openings planned for next year, in Indiana, California and Virginia. The openings will bring the cooperative's retail locations to about 130 in 29 states.                       The new locations: Cincinnati, Ohio: REI’s first location in Ohio will be nearly 22,000 square feet and open next fall. Medford, Oregon: The Medford store will be about 23,500 square feet and open next fall in Alba Village. Cary,

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stein Mart, Inc. today reported comparable store sales for the five-week period ended July 2, 2011 decreased 1.5 percent. Total sales for the period were $104.5 million, a decrease of 2.5 percent from $107.2 million in the same period in 2010. For the year to date, comparable store sales increased 0.7 percent and total sales decreased 0.1 percent to $506.5 million. Percent Change -------------------------- Total Sales (in Total Comparable Store millions) Sales Sales ----------------- ------- ----------------- Fiscal period 2011 2010 2011 2011 2010 ---------------------------- --------- ------ ------- ---------- ----- June (5 weeks) $104.5 $107.2 -2.5% -1.5%

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