The U. The two were married inin a union that would last 56 years. Bauer sold the company to a group of Seattle investors who, in turn, sold it to General Mills.
They opened a retail store in San Francisco, but soon sold the entire business to General Mills. The collection was meant to appeal to the customers that purchased apparel from the company. The down was insulating and light weight, but bulky. Internationally, Eddie Bauer Japan opened 11 new stores, bringing the total to 24 stores in Japan, along with four outlet stores in various locations.
His own brush with hypothermia while on a fishing trip a few years later led to his experiments with down-filled clothing. Eight new stores opened in Japan that year, bringing the total to 14 stores and three outlets.
Bank would not acquire Eddie Bauer. The company also has the licensing rights for the use of Eddie Bauer trademarks in Japan. Bauer, of Redmond. Initially specializing in tennis rackets, he soon expanded his line of merchandise to include his own hand-made golf clubs and fishing tackle.
The home store maintained a "warm and cozy" theme by presenting beds with thick blankets and floors covered with wool rugs.