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EXPED USA Welcomes Midwest Sales Team


EXPED USA is proud to announce the addition of Parallel 45 Sales Group as brand partners. The Parallel 45 Sales Group partnership will increase and enhance EXPED’s midwestern representation for our customers and retail partners.

Parallel 45’s founder and principal representative Doug Scott is based in St. Paul, MN. Effective immediately, Parallel 45 Sales Group will oversee strategy, sales and service in North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

“Since 2009 EXPED has been an industry leader in luxury sleep solutions. The timing is right to introduce these unparalleled sleep experiences and the EXPED brand to our midwestern outdoor community,” said Tracy Collins, Director of Sales at EXPED USA. “Doug and team bring almost two decades of industry knowledge, strategic planning, and retail operations. EXPED is committed to building an industry-leading sales and service team and we’re excited to add an agency with Parallel 45’s experience to support our growth strategies.”

About EXPED

EXPED is a Swiss-based outdoor hardgoods brand, specializing in the highest quality sleeping mats, sleeping bags, tents, backpacks and outdoor accessories. With offices in Zurich, Switzerland and Tacoma, Washington, EXPED is a privately owned company with the freedom to build meaningful, longstanding partnerships with specialty retailers, manufacturers, and consumers. We believe these relationships are not measured by production output, but by strong, ethical industry leadership and unparalleled customer satisfaction.