How Renys Became the Maine Adventure

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Quality Merchandise, Great Values, and a Truly Unique Shopping Experience. You Will Find All Of This And More At Renys!


In 1949, Robert H. Reny (better known to all as “R.H.”), opened his first store in Damariscotta, Maine. The first winter was so slow that in order to keep the store open, R.H. had to go door-to-door around the area selling merchandise out of his old Hudson. That winter he made so many friends that in the spring his new friends came in to shop at the store and the business has been growing ever since! His philosophy was simple – make great buys of quality merchandise and pass these incredible values along at the lowest possible price to our customers! This philosophy has driven our successful business for over 70 years!

Today, Renys Employs Over 500 Employees and Has 17 Store Locations In Maine!


Renys is a third generation, family owned and operated business in the State of Maine. R.H’s oldest son, John, joined the company in 1957 at the age of 5 and his middle son, Robert D. (better known as “Bob”) Reny joined the company in 1959 at the age of 7. John’s oldest daughter, Faustine joined the company in 2009 and Bob’s middle son, Adam came on board in 2013!

Our Purpose:

To make every visit an adventure by creating a welcoming atmosphere and an enjoyable experience so that all visitors wish to return time and time again.


Our Vision:

To provide the best customer experience with the best value for quality merchandise for our customers. To treat our employees and communities with respect and fairness. To treat our vendors well and to pay them promptly.


Our Mission:

To provide opportunity to live and work in Maine, while creating an exceptional shopping experience in our stores.

It’s Been Said, “If Renys Doesn‘t Have It, I Don’t Need It!”

You’ll find everything from Carhartt, Columbia, Timberland and Smartwool to Chippewa, Bob’s Red Mill, Lego and some many more brand names that you know and love… plus great deals on other name brand clothing, gifts, toys, gourmet food, as well as close-out and off-price merchandise for all your household needs.

It‘s Worth The Trip To Check Out What We Have On Any Given Day Because You Never Know What You’ll Find At Our Stores!

Our buyers travel to New York, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Chicago or wherever else the pursuit of getting great buys takes us in our quest to have the best possible merchandise at the lowest possible prices. It is our goal to buy better merchandise to sell at low prices, rather than to get inexpensive merchandise to sell at inexpensive prices. We want our customers to like it when they buy it and we want them to love it 6 months later!

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