• Global Reach

    Global Reach

    Paragon Brokerage provides comprehensive on-site retail, marketing and merchandising services for U.S. Military Exchanges all around the world.

Why Paragon?

Industry leader

Paragon’s portfolio of industry leading suppliers and our representation of many of the world’s top brands has established us as an industry leading Department of Defense Military Exchange broker.

Award winning staff

Paragon is consistently honored by the United States Department of Defense, and by our clients, for outstanding service and support for Military Exchanges. Paragon’s CEO, Sean Brown, was recently recognized with the Patriot Pride Award at the 2016 Exchange Main Store Manager’s Exposition. The highest honor given to a broker at this event. Dozens of Paragon’s long term clients, including Char-Broil, Gerber, Fiskars, Black & Decker and Rayovac have honored Paragon with awards and tributes over our 20 year history.

Consistent performance

As we enter our 20th year of operations, Paragon continues to provide long term, consistent sales growth for our clients despite years of Military Exchange drawdowns and cutbacks. Paragon is known for our financial strength and stability and for our continued operational excellence.

Customer-service driven

Over 200 Paragon representatives provide on-sight retail support for Military Exchanges all around the world. Our hands on approach allows us to work directly with Exchange Management on real time initiatives. No other Military Exchange Broker spends more time working directly for their customers than Paragon.

Global Service & Support

Global Service & Support

Our global service and support network, which includes over 200 employees stationed in 18 countries and 42 U.S. states and territories, forms the foundation of our operations.

Rare Designation

Rare Designation

The U.S. Department of Defense recognizes Paragon Brokerage as a Full Service Military Exchange contractor. This rare designation allows us to compete for virtually all Military Exchange procurement contracts on behalf of our clients.

Full Service

Full Service

Paragon personnel perform a variety of functions in support of our clients every day. Our responsibilities include taking physical inventories, writing direct store delivery (DSD) purchase orders, setting planograms, restocking vending machines, inspecting and returning defective goods, in-store product demonstrations, corporate training seminars and much, much more.

News

23 March 2017
Optimism for the future of AAFES commerce continues to grow as the Exchange 2017 GM/MSM Conference concluded last week.  Exciting online initiatives and a resurgence in military spending had many conference participants revising their forecasts for strong growth in 2017 and beyond! Paragon’s employees and clients were truly inspired by the extraordinary presentation by motivational speaker, and American hero, Noah Galloway. With 17 clients in attendance Paragon was, once again, the largest exhibitor at this year’s event.  Our section encompassed over 1300 square feet of booth space positioned directly at the center of the show.   
22 February 2017
  Paragon is pleased to announce that The Exchange (AAFES) has expanded the assortment of our client, Sand Piper of California, to include wallets, tactical ID holders and other personal accessories.  Sand Piper of California is the leading supplier of tactical luggage and accessories to all Military Exchanges.   
06 February 2017
  The Coast Guard Exchange (CGX) has partnered with Spectrum Brands (NYSE: SPB) to introduce multiple market leading brands to their in-store customers.  Remington, George Foreman and Black & Decker products will join CGX core assortments during the first quarter of 2017.   
01 February 2017
With 1300 square feet of exposition space and 17 of Paragon’s industry leading suppliers attending Paragon is, once again, the largest exhibitor at this year’s (AAFES) MSM Conference. Paragon clients invited to attend this important Military Exchange Exposition include Char-Broil, Sandpiper, Rayovac, Black & Decker, Gerber, George Foreman, Remington, MTD, Sonos, Master Lock, Kent, Swiss, Delsey, Base4, Magic in Motion and Luggage America.
20 January 2017
After two years of study and debate, the Department of Defense has made a policy change, effective November 1, 2017, to allow 16 million honorably discharged veterans to shop online for discounted military exchange products. Congratulations to Tom Shull, Director/CEO of the Exchange and Ana Middleton, President/CMO of the Exchange for spearheading this effort. Check out the full article at: http://militaryadvantage.military.com/2017/01/millions-more-vets-to-be-able-to-shop-at-exchanges-online/