Freeport, Maine outdoor retailer’s first New York outlet store scheduled to open toward the end of August
Freeport, ME., – Internationally recognized outdoor retailer L.L.Bean, best known for its Bean Boot,everyday free shipping and 100% satisfaction guarantee will be opening its first outlet store in New York, at theAdirondack Outlet Mall at the Factory Outlets of Lake George in Lake George, New York, which draws over 15 million visitors a year. The 13,600 square foot store will employ approximately 25 people and will feature an assortment of discontinued, overstocked or gently used active and casual apparel and footwear, as well as outdoor lifestyle gear including hiking, fly-fishing, kayaking and winter gear and camping products. There are currently four full-retail stores in New York with locations in Albany, Fayetteville, Yonkers and Victor.
L.L.Bean is currently hiring staff for this store. Those interested in applying should visitwww.llbean.com/employment.
L.L.Bean chose this location for its first New York outlet store due to its popularity as a year-round outdoor recreational destination, as well as the high level of traffic that the Adirondack Outlet Mall receives.
“We’re really excited to be opening our very first New York outlet store in the Lake George region,” said Greg Elder, vice president of stores for L.L.Bean. “The incredible diversity of outdoor activities and wonderful natural resources, combined with a population base that truly embraces the outdoor lifestyle tells me that this is going to be a very good home for us.”
This will be L.L.Bean’s 11th outlet store and its first outlet store in New York.
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. L.L.Bean products are rigorously tested, guaranteed to last and always shipped free. In the past five years, L.L.Bean has donated over $6 million toward conservation and land stewardship. 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, Google+ and Instagram.