Outdoor Retailer REI Is Closing for Black Friday

CEO Jerry Stritzke released a video explaining his company's staffing decision.
0:44 | 10/27/15

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Take a stand against the Black Friday frenzy a major retailer is refusing to open on Black Friday this year. Sporting goods store RE IA won't be opening its doors and it won't be processing any sales online either. But the company will pay its employees not to go to work. But instead did spend time outdoors the CEO released this video with his desk in front of a mountain backdrop saying. It's a Stephen of the company's values to ditch shopping on Black Friday and enjoy the great outdoors instead. They're here yes and Dana it and we're all opting out side. They can't let us feel like he's hoping it'll catch on. Not sure that's gonna work but it's true that people alive and well thank you Amy thank you.

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