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L.L. Bean


L.L. Bean’s Fall Collection Has a Fresh Spin on the Classics

If you’re the type of purist who thinks the Bean boot couldn’t possibly be improved upon, consider turning the page now. But if you believe […]

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Five Maine Breweries Are Releasing L.L. Bean Beers This Fall

To coincide with this season’s forthcoming line of “small batch” Bean Boots, iconic Maine retailer L.L.Bean has teamed up with a handful of local breweries […]

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L.L. Bean to Open Sixth Massachusetts Store in Hadley

Bean Boots are marching out to Hadley. Residents of the Pioneer Valley will have unfettered access to all the fleece pullovers and flannel sheets they […]

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Take a Look inside L.L. Bean’s Newest Location in the Seaport

Greg Elder, vice president of retail at L.L. Bean says the company looks for three things when deciding on the location of a storefront: an […]


L.L. Bean Plans Grand Opening of One Seaport Store

After announcing its plans to open a retail location in Boston last year, L.L. Bean has set a grand opening of its first urban store for Friday, April 6 […]

Freeport, Maine, USA-June 17, 2014: L.L.Bean is an American privately held mail-order, online, and retail company founded in 1912 by Leon Leonwood Bean. A replica of its famous boot stands in front of the store.
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L.L. Bean Ends Sale of Firearms to Customers Under 21 Years Old

L.L. Bean announced Thursday it would stop selling guns to customers under 21 years old, as the outdoor retailer joined the group of companies renegotiating […]

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Now There’s a Lawsuit Over the L.L. Bean Return Policy

When it comes to L.L. Bean’s notorious no-questions-asked return policy, which it announced last week would be coming to an end, a promise is a promise, […]

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L.L. Bean’s Legendary Return Policy Has Ended

They were on to you. All those returns of boots you wore out for years, or jackets that your kids had simply outgrown, or clothes you […]

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A Maine L.L. Bean Factory Was Evacuated after a Bomb Threat

L.L. Bean workers were forced to evacuate a factory in Brunswick, Maine Thursday night after someone reportedly discovered a bomb threat written on a note. Police […]

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An L.L. Bean Store Is Coming to Boston’s Seaport

L.L. Bean, the Maine-based outerwear company famous for its camping gear, jackets, and near-indestructible boots, is moving from the suburbs to the big city. It plans […]

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Donald Trump and the Plight of L.L. Bean

A presidential tweet. Boycotts. Buyouts. 2017 is off to a rocky start for New England’s most iconic brand. Can new CEO Stephen Smith help his company get back on the right trail?

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L.L. Bean Knows You’re Abusing the Return Policy

L.L. Bean is on to you. They know that some of their customers are taking advantage of their generous return policy, and may overhaul it. An […]

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Donald Trump Tweets Support for Linda Bean after a Call for a Boycott

The executives at L.L. Bean could be forgiven for thinking this whole thing—a proposed boycott of their products over a family member’s donations to Donald […]

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L.L. Bean Is Fending Off Trump-Related Boycott

Update, Thursday, January 12: Donald Trump this morning took to Twitter to heap praise on Linda Bean, the Trump donor at the center of the boycott controversy and lend […]

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People Are Sharing Personal Memories About Fenway So They Can Win a Pair of Boots

Almost everyone from the Boston-area has some sort of memory that is connected to the Red Sox, or Fenway Park in general. The historically recognized […]