Rumpl, the manufacturer of Puffy Blanket and other technical blankets for outdoor use, partnered with Parallel 45, effective June 2024, to grow sales in the Great Lakes region. The organization will represent Rumpl in Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio.

Parallel 45 reported services “over 200 retailers across its represented territories.”

Rumpl outlined that the new partnership with Parallel 45 is significant in light of its revamped wholesale strategy, expanding the brand’s reach in outdoor and running specialty stores and general sporting goods outlets.

“We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Parallel 45 Sales, under the leadership of Principal Doug Scott, to cover the Great Lakes Region,” said Rumpl’s Global Sales Director Tom Stolz. “Scott and his team’s analytic approach and dynamic energy are exactly what we’re needing to match our strategic reset in the region. We are confident they will provide the exceptional support needed to elevate our brand’s presence and drive growth in this key market.”

Doug Scott, owner and principal of Parallel 45, stated, “We could not be more excited for the opportunity to work with Rumpl and Tom Stolz’s team. In addition to quality products, Rumpl brings another B-Corp, 1% for the Planet and Climate Neutral Certified brand to our portfolio. This aligns perfectly with our brand values and commitment to sustainable and impactful brands.”

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