A customer looks over sea kayaks at the REI store in Seattle. The Kent-based outdoor retailer will buck Black Friday 2015 and close its 143 stores on the day after Thanksgiving, giving workers a paid day off.
A customer looks over sea kayaks at the REI store in Seattle. The Kent-based outdoor retailer will buck Black Friday 2015 and close its 143 stores on the day after Thanksgiving, giving workers a paid day off. Elaine Thompson Associated Press file, 2006
A customer looks over sea kayaks at the REI store in Seattle. The Kent-based outdoor retailer will buck Black Friday 2015 and close its 143 stores on the day after Thanksgiving, giving workers a paid day off. Elaine Thompson Associated Press file, 2006

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