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Article Date: July 2019
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REI to Resume Business with Vista after Savage Sale

The co-op stopped all orders from Vista Outdoor following the Parkland shooting in 2018, saying that gun companies had not engaged in a meaningful debate about gun safety. REI was a major customer of Camelbak as well as Belle and Giro helmets, and the moratorium hit Vista when it was struggling with a soft gun market that also hit its ammunition business as well as a need to divest a host of brands purchased at inflated prices with debt. “REI does not sell guns or ammunition, and does not oppose hunting or the Second Amendment, but we believe companies that ... Log in to view full article.


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