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  • By Max Silva, Santa Clara University Student Recreational Equipment, Inc., better known as REI, is one of the largest outdoor sports retailers in the country. Started in 1938 by a group of environmentalists, it was structured as a co-op so that members could be involved and invested in the success of the company. For just $20 lifetime membership fee, you can become an REI member and – in theory – participate in the decision-making processes and have a say in the future of the company. But in recent years, REI has slowly begun to change. They veered from their policy […]

    REI: North Face Sweatshops are the Real #CampingFail

    By Max Silva, Santa Clara University Student Recreational Equipment, Inc., better known as REI, is one of the largest outdoor sports retailers in the country. Started in 1938 by a group of environmentalists, it was structured as a co-op so that members could be involved and invested in the success of the company. For just $20 lifetime membership fee, you can become an REI member and – in theory – participate in the decision-making processes and have a say in the future of the company. But in recent years, REI has slowly begun to change. They veered from their policy […]

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