L.L.Bean in Freeport had its best spring sales since 2008. Sales were increased 3 percent, including online, catalog and in-store sales. Spring sales are from March to August. The nearly 5,000 full and part-time employees will share in the company's success.L.L.Bean will pay out slightly more than $1 million to it's nearly 5,000 employees.

That will come out to a gift between $35 and $185 to each employee based on their length of service.