June 7th, 2007

Eagle Creek Names Pack-It™ Sales Person Of The Year

Today, Eagle Creek recognized Jo Ann Schultz, Manager of Kaehler World Travel in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin as Pack-It™ Salesperson of the Year for 2007.   

Schultz received the recognition based on her creativity and performance in a two-month promotion designed to teach customers how to pack simply an easily.  As part of her demonstration, Schultz brought in a bed because, "people pack on their beds," she said.

"We're proud to partner with sales people like Jo Ann and Kaehler World Travel in providing consumers with the best travel solutions and accessories," said Michael Millenacker, Vice President of Sales for Eagle Creek. "We believe the strong interest in our Pack-It™ category speaks to a packing and organization trend among travel consumers. Eagle Creek was first to market with packing solutions and we're committed to championing this concept with great sales people like Jo Ann."

Every year, Eagle Creek partners with participating retailers for the purpose of educating consumers on packing solutions. This year, over 200 stores competed in the Pack-It™ promotion.  One salesperson is recognized annually for their outreach demonstrations, increased sales, and other creative efforts involving Eagle Creek products. 

About Eagle Creek

Eagle Creek is a maker of adventure travel gear, luggage, travel accessories and packing solutions for active, adventurous souls.  Founded in 1975, California-based Eagle Creek, Inc., invented the adventure travel gear category, introduced the industry's first convertible backpack on wheels, and is revolutionizing the way travelers pack with its Pack-It™ folderscubessacs and toiletry kit organizing system.