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09/03/2007
 
Briggs & Riley Enhances Verb Collection With Four, Stylish New Bags For Today’s Always-Connected Urban Professional
 

New Verb Mini Brief, Messenger Bag, Backpack and Sling Pack Deliver Superior Performance and Urban Style To Hip, Highly Mobile Target

Hauppauge, N.Y. September 3, 2007 – Briggs & Riley Travelware, a leader in innovative, high-quality luggage, expands its popular Verb™ collection that targets young, urban, tech-savvy professionals with four exciting, new bag options. The new ready-to-rock Verb additions include: the Speedy Mini Brief, the Grow Expandable Messenger Bag, the Live Large Backpack and the Zoom Sling Pack. Verb is designed to keep on-the-go users stylishly organized via innovative features, ample pockets and protective padding that safely stores gadgets and wireless devices.

Jim Lahren, vice president of marketing at Briggs & Riley states,“The new Verb additions give our trend-setting, on-the-move target consumer more options than ever for keeping vital tech gear protected and organized at work and at play.  Wireless gadgets such as cellphones, PDAs, iPods, notebook computers and more are the lifeblood of this group.  They constantly email, instant message, call, conference call, schedule, download, search, surf and e-shop – all while on the move.  Verb is specifically designed to keep these connected urban professionals organized and productive - and get them where they’re going in style.”

Key features of the verb Collection include:

  • Heavy duty nylon with contrast color stitching
  • Slip-through sleeve that allows brief to slide over the handle of any Briggs & Riley Upright® bag
  • Simple as that® lifetime warranty ensures that if the bag is ever damaged Briggs & Riley will fix it, free of charge.

The new verb additions include:

Speedy Mini Brief  # VB401 ($117.00):

Exterior Features:

  • SpeedThru pocket for hassle-free airport security checks.  Orange lining alerts when pocket is open.
  • Port hole for an MP3 player headphone cord.
  • Back zippered pocket for quick access documents.
  • Slip-through back pocket to slide over the Outsider® handle.
  • Use soft grip top handle or adjustable shoulder strap for easy transport.
  • Removable, adjustable shoulder strap with shoulder pad.

Interior Features:

  • Organizer features pockets for pens business cards, a flash stick, a key fob and more.
  • Padded interior protects and fits most 13” laptop screens.
  • Built-in mesh ID window conceals personal information.

Grow Expandable Messenger Bag #VB411X ($197.00):

Exterior Features:

  • Unique messenger bag with front flap secured by a buckle clip and magnetic closure.
  • Padded vertical pocket perfect for a cell phone.
  • Back zippered pocket for magazines or quick access documents.
  • Webbing shoulder strap with removable shoulder pad for cross-body or over the shoulder carrying.
  • Top handle with soft grip for alternative carrying.

Interior Features:

  • Divided front organizer: open one side for quick access to pens and ID, and keep opposite side closed for security.
  • Opposite side has multiple pockets for business cards, a flash stick, and more.
  • Main compartment expands and features a zippered mesh pocket.
  • Built-in padded computer sleeve with elastic Velcro® closure.
  • Computer sleeve fits most 17 in laptop screens.

Live Large Backpack #VB415 ($197.00):

Exterior Features:

  • Padded vertical pocket perfect for a cell phone.
  • Port hole for a MP3 player headphone.
  • Gusseted bottom pocket holds cables/cords.
  • Side, zippered, mesh water bottle pocket.
  • Breathable mesh back padding for comfort.
  • Slip-through back pocket to slide over the Outsider® handle.
  • Shoulder strap with accessory pocket for smaller misc. items.
  • Webbing thumb loops allow backpack to be positioned closer to body for comfortable carrying.
  • Top handle with soft grip for alternative carrying.

Interior Features:

  • Organizer features pockets for pens, business cards, a flash stick and more.
  • File section fits letter-size documents.
  • Main compartment with multiple slip pockets for added organization.
  • Built-in padded computer sleeve with elastic Velcro® closure.
  • Computer sleeve fits most 17 inch laptop screens.

Zoom Sling Pack #VB416 ($97.00):

Exterior Features:

  • Padded vertical pocket perfect for a cell phone.
  • Port hole for a MP3 player headphone.
  • Top handle with soft grip for alternative carrying.
  • Breathable mesh back padding for comfort.

Interior Features:

  • Organizer features pockets for pens, business cards, MP3, players and more.
  • Main compartment with a slip pocket and an elastic pocket.
About Briggs & Riley Travelware
Briggs& Riley Travelware is dedicated to building a lifelong relationship with its consumers by fulfilling all of their travel needs. The company’s wide variety of innovative, high-quality luggage and business cases match smart design and exclusive features, with maximum durability and superb value. Briggs& Riley backs all of its products with the best-in-the-industry Simple as that® lifetime performance guarantee, a guarantee that even covers damage caused by an airline. Please visit www.briggs-riley.com for a full list of the latest products and store locations, and follow us on Twitter for announcements on specials, promotions and new products.