An online outdoor gear seller in Redmond will be opening a retail store here in Bend. Altrec has been an internet-only retail outlet. The company has decided to open a store on the west side of Bend near Safeway this fall. Mike Morford is the CEO and founder of Altrec. “This was a way to open a store where we can merchandise for the seasons in Bend and customize the merchandise for bend and we can use the warehouse in Redmond to make sure we have the latest and greatest products in that store in Bend.” The Bend store is slated to open this October.