Granite Gear Hires Hartford Sales Group to Reinforce West Coast Territory

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Two Harbors, MN - Granite Gear, award-winning manufacturer of legendary backpacks, packing systems and travel gear, announces today their partnership with The Hartford Sales Group. The team is joining Granite Gear’s sales force with four reps in California, Arizona, Nevada and Hawaii.

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For over 30 years, the highly esteemed sales agency has represented some of the top outdoor brands in the industry including Adidas Outdoor, Five Ten, PowerBar, Feetures! and Timex. The Hartford Sales Group, managed by Larry Hartford, has an extensive network that includes outdoor stores, travel goods stores and sporting goods stores. With their reach to more than 600 accounts, Hartford will help grow the Granite Gear brand, and ensure that the right stores are carrying the best and most innovative backpacks and travel gear on the market.

“It is very exciting to align with such an energetic, driven group of reps who support our brand on the West Coast,” states Rob Coughlin, Granite Gear VP of Sales. “The team comes equipped with years of experience and expertise in the outdoor industry and an innate understanding of our brand.”

Hartford Sales Group is a dedicated group of reps that focuses on building long-lasting relationships and offering personalized service to each customer. 

“We have been very fortunate to represent some of the most quality and innovative lines in the industry, and work with people who share our work ethic and love for the outdoors – and Granite Gear fits right into that culture. We look forward to the journey,” said Larry Hartford.

This new partnership, effective immediately, will continue to help drive Granite Gear forward as a top backpack manufacturer in the world. For more information about The Hartford Sales Group, please email Larry Hartford at larry@hartsale.com.

About Granite Gear
For 28 independent years, Granite Gear has brought cutting-edge products to the outdoor marketplace. Their award-winning backpacks, adventure travel gear, extensive variety of storage sacks, lifestyle accessories, and canoe gear offer excellence in design and construction. Granite Gear’s desire is for all outdoor enthusiasts and travelers to experience the incredible durability and comfort of their products. Located in Northern Minnesota, just minutes from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and the Superior Hiking Trail, they have a rugged and beautiful testing ground for their products.

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