FREEPORT, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- It's not only Bean Boot sales that continue to grow; L.L. Bean is planning to quadruple its number of U.S. stores by 2020 and double it staff.
The Freeport based company currently has 25 stores outside of its flagship store in Maine. The company announced that it plans to add four more stores in 2015 and 15 each year after that. By 2020, it plans to have 100 stores total in the U.S.
"(The employees) have laid the groundwork for us and now our job is to find people just like them in all these different markets to bring the brand and to lift it the same way they do here in Freeport," said L.L. Bean Senior VP of Retail Ken Kacere.