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Outdoor Retailer REI Lays Off 400 Retail Workers Following Furlough

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Despite the rising popularity of outdoor excursions throughout this spring’s lockdowns, heritage apparel and gear retailer REI has been hit hard by the lack of foot traffic to its stores. In April, the sustainable stalwart laid off nearly 300 employees at headquarters and furloughed about 90 percent of its store staff, funding benefits for eligible…

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