Category Archives: Patagonia

Yvon Chouinard No Longer Owns Patagonia

On the eve of its 50th anniversary, Patagonia, one of the nation’s most innovative and ethical corporations that’s currently valued at about $3 billion, is under new ownership. The outdoor apparel maker, founded in 1973 by Yvon Chouinard and run by the Chouinard family since its inception, announced today that the company has restructured, with control […]

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Eddie Bauer Just Launched a Used-Gear Program. Here Are Five More.

Eddie Bauer is getting into the used-gear game. With the brand’s launch of its (Re)Adventure program this week—which offers resale products at huge markdowns, as well as gear rentals—the company joins a growing movement to make the outdoor space more inclusive and environmentally sound by eschewing the “new, new, new” mantra of the past. “Our […]

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Patagonia Will Pay Bail for Employees Arrested in Abortion Protests

Outdoor apparel brand Patagonia has pledged to support employees who plan to protest today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the constitutional right to abortion care. Earlier today, Patagonia said it would pay bail for any full- or part-time workers who “peacefully protest for reproductive justice.” The brand published the news on LinkedIn. Company […]

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