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For my family, retail was the “promised land.” Leaving the farm in 1939 was the dream, and my father started this all by selling produce at a roadside stand here in Gainesville, Florida. This developed into a supermarket, and thanks to Dad’s forward-thinking ideas of curbside service and being open seven days a week, that supermarket grew and underwent several redevelopment phases lead by him, us together, and now me with my own team.
Its nine-county draw of more than a million people and easy access to I-75 are two of the biggest reasons REI will take residence in Gainesville, Fla., in 2020.
Recreational Equipment Incorporated, also known as REI Co-op, is coming to the Butler Town Center on Archer Road.
A national retailer in outdoors goods is coming outfit North Florida’s nature enthusiasts, from hikers at Bivens Arm Nature Park to Ginnie Springs snorkelers and San Felasco trail cyclists.