Under Armour

Founded in 1996 by former University of Maryland football player Kevin Plank, Under Armour is the originator of performance apparel – gear engineered to keep athletes cool, dry and light throughout the course of a game, practice or workout. The technology behind Under Armour’s diverse product assortment for men, women and youth is complex, but the program for reaping the benefits is simple: wear HeatGear® when it’s hot, ColdGear® when it’s cold, and AllSeasonGear® between the extremes.


When Levi Strauss co-invented the blue jean in 1873, he didn’t know that he was creating a global brand that would become known for self-expression and classic American cool.


With a mission statement that reads “Design and deliver authentic, outdoor, high-value products for active consumers of all ages”, Columbia Sportswear is a Renys staple that provides all weather value! Including Columbia and Sorel footwear Renys associates can help dress men, women and children from head to toe in Columbia gear.


Founded in 1889, Carhartt Mens, Womens and Childrens clothing and outerwear are quality products for you and your family. Jeans, knit shirts, woven shirts, work pants, sweatshirts, seasonal jackets and coats as well as job specific items are all available from Carhartt. Carhartt is one of our Staple brands that we carry all year round in a wide variety of sizes and colors.


”While Dickies has made work apparel since 1922, we pride ourselves on the wide array of garments we manufacture. As well as an extensive selection of work pants and work shirts we also offer garments such as denim jeans, bib overalls, shorts, utility wear, coveralls, jackets, and insulated goods in a variety of colors and washes.” Renys carries a wide variety of Mens styles, sizes and colors.


”You can see and feel the Pendleton passion for quality. See it in the intricate patterns of blankets inspired by Native American designs and legends. Feel it in the softness of the lightweight, luxurious 100% pure virgin wool clothing we produce. We’ve been a family-owned business for 150 years, and for 104 of those years we’ve been weaving world class woolens in our Northwest Mills. Our expertise and technology have grown over the years, and we have translated that experience into a host of other luxury fabrics. But our legacy of quality will never change. You can rely on a Pendleton for a lifetime of comfort and beauty”. These are quality products that Renys customers have been happy with, for years!


Grundéns protective clothing is best known for its rugged performance within the commercial marine industry. Discover what many already know – Grundéns professional rainwear was and is the best you can wear, own and use day after day. There is no other personal protective gear that stands the test of time like Grundéns of Sweden.

New Balance

New Balance is one of Renys most popular athletic shoe lines. “Because feet don’t come in one or two widths, and because shoes that fit better perform better, New Balance shoes come in a wide range of widths and sizes”. Made in widths from 2A (extra narrow) to 4E (extra-extra wide) and lengths for the smallest to largest feet, New Balance can provide you with the comfort that you need.


Keen is an American shoe manufacturing company based in Portland, Oregon. Founded in 2003 by Martin Keen and Rory Fuerst, their shoes are now available in more than a thousand retail locations in the United States, and are distributed worldwide.


From the very first custom made hiking boots to the latest product innovations, Merrell makes all of their products with four core values in mind: Comfort, Durability, Design, and Versatility. It’s all about removing the barriers to enjoying the great outdoors.

Timberland Pro

”Timberland PRO is committed to using new technologies to create better products for markets that have specific on-the-job footwear requirements, and then delivering the ultimate performance through comfort, durability and protection all day long”. With standard boots, loggers, hikers and clogs, Timberland Pro will have the footwear you need. Much of their footwear has protection against electrical hazards, water, odor, abrasion and fatigue.


Mens, womens and childrens socks for every lifestyle, you will find the best prices for Smartwool at Renys. Smartwool manufactures socks for Hunting, hiking, fishing, compression, walking, skiing, running, casual wear and any need you have. Their high quality product makes for one of the best-selling items within Renys. Their made in the USA line is a Renys favorite. You will find that are extensive collection in each store is just what you need.


For more than 110 years, the Chippewa Shoe Manufacturing Company has supplied America with top-quality rugged boots and shoes for every purpose. As a true American brand, original Chippewa is rooted in authenticity, entrepreneurial spirit, and our unique place in American history. Field, Outdoor, Road, Safety, Loggers and standard, there are boots for all adults. Need more information on styles and size availability, ask an associate.


Bogs footwear, delivered from the Pacific Northwest, provide a line of waterproof, durable and beyond comfortable footwear for people who work (or play) in the most uncomfortable conditions. Bogs blend of unique performance features with high-quality materials keep feet warm, dry and comfortable. With many Mens, Womens and Childrens boots available in low, mid and high in a large variety of colors and patterns, there is a Bogs footwear item for you and your family.


Established in 1907, Sanita clogs are still handmade, just as they were back then. Renys carries Womens Sanita clogs and sandals in a wide variety of colors and sizes.


The Lego Group began in the carpentry workshop of Ole Kirk Christiansen, in Billund, Denmark in 1916 building homes and furniture. In 1932, Ole Kirk’s shop started making wooden toys such as piggy banks, pull toys, cars and trucks and houses. In 1934 Ole Kirk changed the company name to Lego and began using it on their products. One of the first modular toys to be produced was a truck that could be taken apart and re-assembled in 1947 when plastics became available in Denmark. Lego’s history spans almost 100 years of the existence of a toy that grew from small wooden playthings in the early 20th century into the center of a vast market of plastic building bricks that dominated the world markets for decades. It is one of the oldest plastic toys in the world.


Today’s Hasbro was founded in 1923 as Hassenfeld Brothers selling textile remnants and expanded to include pencil boxes & school supplies. In 1940 Hassenfeld Brothers produced doctor and nurse kits, its first toys, and modeling clay becoming a primarily toy company by 1942. Mr. Potato Head was born in 1952 and became the 1st ever toy to be advertised on TV. The 1960’s saw a company name change to Hasbro Industries. Over the next 30 years the company added new lines: GI Joe action figures, Star wars, My Little Pony & Transformers. In 1984 Hasbro Industries purchased Milton Bradley & Playskool with the merger Hasbro Bradley became the world’s largest toy company. In 1985 Hasbro Bradley shorted its name to Hasbro Inc. Ever expanding in the 1990’s Hasbro purchased Tonka, Kenner, Parker Brothers & the Larami Company (super soakers). The 2000’s partnerships with Lucas Films, Marvel Studios, Dreamworks Pictures, Electronic Arts Inc, Paramount Pictures & Universal Pictures Hasbro has evolved into a branded play & entertainment company dedicated to fulfilling the fundamental need for play for children and families with Monopoly, Playd-doh, Nerf , Littlest Pet Shop & many more.


Mattel Creations was founded in 1945 by Harold “Matt” Matson, Ruth and Elliot Handler. The company initially sold picture frames then dollhouse furniture. In 1947, the company has its first hit toy, “Uke-A-Doodle”. In a first for marketing, Mattel became a year-round sponsor of Walt Disney Television program Mickey Mouse Club in 1955. The Barbie doll is introduced in 1959 by Mattel becoming the company’s best selling toy ever. In 1960 Mattel introduced Chatty Cathy followed by the release of Hot Wheels to the market in 1968. Due to a chance meeting in Tokyo in 1988 Mattel was granted licensing rights for a new line of Disney infant and preschool plush toys. In 1993, 1997, and 1998, Mattel purchased Fisher-Price Inc., Tyco Toys, Inc. and Pleasant Company, maker of the American Girl brand, respectively. In early 2010, HiT Entertainment licensed Thomas & Friends to Mattel for toys.Mattel purchased HiT Entertainment sans Sprout from Apax Partners group in October 2011. On February 28, 2014, Mattel acquired Mega Brands. The Mattel family of companies is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products. Mattel’s portfolio of best-selling brands also includes Monster High®, and Fisher-Price® brands, including Little People® and Power Wheels®, MEGA® Brands, including MEGA BLOKS® and RoseArt®, as well as a wide array of entertainment-inspired toy lines.


In 1876 Andreas Brandstatter founded Geobra Brandstatter known today as Playmobil. In 1921 the company produced it’s first toys under the shorted company name of Geobra which included piggy banks, telephones & cash registers out of sheet metal. In 1952 plastic became the material of choice for the company’s toys. In the early 1970s, when company head Horst Brandstätter requested his chief developer Hans Beck to develop a new toy system, even he did not suspect the impact the new figures would have on children. In 1974, the company put the first sets of Knights, Native Americans, and Construction workers on show in its display rooms followed by Playmobil expandantion 1975 to be sold worldwide. Playmobil is all about role play, which addresses a basic need among children. They process their everyday experiences, wishes, joys and fears in new, constantly-changing stories. Imagination is the driving force behind numerous adventures – the children “write” their own scripts. Today, the Playmobil universe encompasses more than 30 different play worlds. In the anniversary year 2014, Playmobil is introducing a record number of 147 new products.


In 1864 Joseph Binney founds Peekskill Chemical Works for producing charcoal and lamp black. In 1885 thecompany change its’ name to Binney & Smith with its’ early products including red oxide pigment used in barn paint and carbon black used for car tires. In 1900 the company started producing slate school pencils. In 1902 Binney & Smith developed the Staonal Marking Crayon. In 1903 Noticing a need for safe, quality, affordable wax crayons, the first box of eight Crayola crayons was produced containing red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet, brown, and black sticks. 1949 brought the production of the 48ct box followed by the 64ct box in 1958. In 1977 the company acquires the rights to Silly Putty, the world’s most popular toy. 1987 saw the arrival of Washable markers, an instant hit with kids, teachers & moms, as well as production of Colored pencils. In 1993 Binney & Smith celebrates the Crayola brand’s 90th birthday with the biggest crayon box ever – it holds 96 crayons, including 16 new colors. Crayola Color Wonder makes its debut in 2000 followed closely with Crayola Twistables, & Window FX markers. The 2000’s also introduced Crayola outdoors as Crayola redrew the boundaries of creativity. On January 1, 2007 Binney & Smith changes their name to Crayola LLC, reflecting the company’s No. 1 brand and its fast-forward innovative direction. The Crayola name has 99% recognition among U.S. households. Most recently in 2011, My First Crayola product line was launched, including triangular crayons, flat-tipped markers & more.


From newborn to toddler, our line of Munchkins products will meet your needs. As a new parent, grand-parent, aunt or uncle, you can find it all at Renys. From bowls and spoons to sippy cups and rattles, the child in your life will be well decked out with all of the necessities for safe and spill proof life. Teethers, formula dispensers, mirrors and bath toys are all Renys staples. If you can’t find what you want in your favorite store, we can submit a special order request to get it from one of our 16 locations throughout Maine, at no cost to you.

Melissa & Doug

Melissa & Doug was founded by Melissa and Doug Bernstein in their basement in 1988. It is headquartered in Wilton, Connecticut. It is especially noted for wooden puzzles and similar types of high-end educational toys. All products are designed in-house in Westport, Connecticut by the sole designer, Melissa herself. Though the original product line (a line of videotapes) was manufactured in the United States, all subsequent products (toys) have been made in Asia.