Outdoor retailer, REI has announced that it will not be open on Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year. No stores will be open and nothing will be sold online. REI wants you and their employees to get outside!

I love it! Great message. Take the day and spend it outside with your family, pets, alone, whatever, just go have an outdoor adventure!

Don't waste the day fighting crowds and waiting in line and don't stay inside and stare at the computer screen all day.

That's the message to their employees and that's what they hope you'll do too. That's what I'll be doing!

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