• Mission Support for Department of Defense Military Exchanges

    Mission Support for Department of Defense Military Exchanges

    Paragon Brokerage, Inc. is one of the world's leading Military Exchange support organizations. With hundreds of employees located throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the United States, Paragon supports the needs of U.S. Department of Defense retail operations all around the world.
  • Mission Support for Department of Defense Military Exchanges

    Mission Support for Department of Defense Military Exchanges

    Paragon Brokerage, Inc. is one of the world's leading Military Exchange support organizations. With hundreds of employees located throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the United States, Paragon supports the needs of U.S. Department of Defense retail operations all around the world.

Our Clients

  • charbroil
  • clorox
  • gerber
  • thermos
  • under armour
  • black and decker
  • fiskars
  • rayovac
  • troybilt
  • remington
  • sonos
  • libman
  • reddevil
  • masterlock
  • shopvac
  • zebco
  • eagle claw
  • strike king
  • kryptek
  • petsafe
  • nautica
  • dickies
  • melnor
  • greenpan
  • worx
  • swissgear
  • olympia
  • delsey
  • sandpiper
  • yakima
  • maytex
  • zenith
  • brother
  • swan
  • cubcadet
  • georgeforeman
  • wetnwild
  • physiciansformula
  • blackradiance
  • masterofmixes
  • quantum

    Our Values

    We understand the mission

    We understand the mission

    Paragon’s understanding and support of the Military Exchange mission is deeply engrained in our corporate culture. Many of our employees, including our CEO and CFO, have either served honorably in the U.S. military or worked directly for the Military Exchanges. Virtually all of us have been customers of the Exchanges before we began working to support them.

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    A Record of Success

    A Record of Success

    Paragon specializes in the adaptation of mass market retail concepts at Military Exchanges. Our success in working with the military's extraordinarily broad demographics has earned us extensive recognition and numerous awards. Today, Paragon's impact on retail activities can be found within every Military Exchange, on all U.S. military installations, worldwide.

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    Global Service

    Global Service

    Paragon provides comprehensive on-sight retail, marketing, vending and merchandising services for Military Exchanges in 42 states and 18 countries.

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    Our Process

    Paragon’s success in developing long term strategic Military Exchange partnerships has allowed our clients to realize consistent, industry leading growth over our 20-year history.

    Step 1

    Step 1

    Paragon works with our clients to design comprehensive, relevant marketing programs and assortments for all divisions of the Military Exchanges. Finalized programs encompass all aspects of our client’s business from print, digital and social media initiatives to store level product demonstration schedules, recommended stock assortments and inventory management capabilities.
    Step 2

    Step 2

    Working directly with Senior Military Exchange Executives, including CEO’s, CMO’s, COO’s, DMMs and contracting officers Paragon negotiates the best possible positions for our client’s programs.
    Step 3

    Step 3

    Over 50 currently planogrammed assortments are set and maintained, on behalf of our Military Exchange buyers, here at our facilities. Modifications to the assortments are handled by Military Exchange contracting officers that regularly visit.
    Step 4

    Step 4

    Paragon’s worldwide service force physically sets our client’s assortments at store level. We provide maintenance, vendor managed inventory, product demonstrations and even assist with stocking the shelves.

    News

    11 April 2018

    Paragon is pleased to announce our appointment as the worldwide Military Exchange sales representative for Thermos.

    Established in 1904, Thermos has become the world's leading manufacturer of vacuum insulated bottles, sport bottles (Under Armour) and premium food and storage accessories.

    10 April 2018

    Paragon has finalized an agreement with the United States Air Force Academy to provide SWISS+GEAR Backpacks as the exclusive bag for all incoming cadets.

    The Air Force Academy selected the SWISS+GEAR backpack for its ScanSmart technology, RFID-protected organizer panel, solid construction, blackened/oversized hardware and overall wearing comfort.

    21 February 2018

    Paragon wishes to congratulate our friend longtime AAFES Senior Buyer Rochelle McNally-Hughes on her retirement.

    Rochelle's tenure with AAFES encompasses over 30 years of service to our country. It turns out serving her country runs in the family as Rochelle's father also worked for AAFES and her daughter, Courtney, recently became the third generation AAFES employee from this extraordinary family. Rochelle's husband Allen Hughes, a former AAFES employees and her sister Rebecca Calloway, a current AAFES buyer, joined in today's retirement celebration as did 60 other colleagues, friends and relatives.

    Rochelle's contributions top the Exchange are simply too numerous to list. Her tireless efforts improved the lives of our men and women in uniform and her generosity, genuine nature and kindness touched us all. She will be missed.

    15 February 2018

    Paragon has reached an agreement with Powell Home Fashions [http://ww.powellcompany.com] to become their Military Exchange representative effective April 1st, 2018.

    Powell Company designs, imports, and distributes youth, occasional, dining and accent furniture across all style categories for retailers around the world. Established in 1968, the Powell Company has grown to become the most recognized name in the furniture industry for home accent furniture.

     

    25 January 2018

    Paragon was honored to be recognized by Gerber for work on their Military Exchange business in 2017. The pictured award was presented to our CEO, Sean Brown, at the recent SHOT Show in Las Vegas.