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02/15/2007
 
Briggs & Riley Introduces Verb, Travelgear Designed For Always-Connected Urban Professionals
 

New Collection Delivers Superior Performance and Urban Chic To Young, Fashion-Forward, Highly Mobile Target

Hauppauge, N.Y. February 15, 2007 – Briggs & Riley Travelware, a leader in innovative, high-quality luggage, introduces Verb, a new collection designed to meet the unique needs of young, urban, tech-savvy professionals.  Featuring stylish, durable computer briefs, backpack and messenger bag, the Verb collection provides advanced functionality with innovative features, pockets and padding to safely store wireless devices.  Verb keeps users stylishly organized while on the go.

The Verb Collection includes the sleek Mission Business Case, Market Slim Brief, Van Ness Messenger Bag and Lombard Backpack.  Each is uniquely designed to complement personal style while keeping users totally connected throughout their day.  Developed to embody an urban chic that’s relaxed yet professional, Verb also provides superior performance, durability and reliability.

Jim Lahren, vice president of marketing at Briggs & Riley said, “Verb is more than a business case.  It’s tech gear uniquely designed to help our trend-setting, on-the-move target consumer stay fully connected at work and at play.  This group lives on their enhanced cell phone or PDA, iPod, notebook computer and more.  They email, instant message, call, conference call, schedule, download, search, surf and e-shop – all while on the move.  We carefully studied this group’s unique needs and lifestyle - and designed an equally unique collection to meet them.  Verb keeps connected urban professionals organized and productive - and gets 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 Verb styles include:

Mission Business Brief #SF402 ($147):
Exterior:

  • SpeedThru™ pocket for hassle-free airport security checks. Orange lining alerts when pocket is open
  • Retractable, D-rings allow removable, adjustable shoulder strap to absorb movement and provide flexibility
  • Padded vertical pocket perfect for cell phone
  • Back zippered pocket for magazines or quick access documents
  • Use top handles with soft grip or removable strap for easy carry
  • Front organizer for all essentials

Interior:

  • Three section design: (a) organizer (b) computer and (c) fan file section, which fits letter and legal size file folders
  • Organizer with pockets for MP3 player, business cards and pens, flash drive, and keys
  • Padded computer section fits most 15.4” laptop screens
  • Built-in mesh ID window conceals personal information

Market Slim Brief #SF406 ($125):
Exterior:

  • SpeedThru™ pocket for hassle-free airport security checks. Orange lining alerts when pocket is open
  • Retractable, D-rings allow removable, adjustable shoulder strap to absorb movement and provide flexibility
  • Back zippered pocket for additional storage and easy access to documents
  • Padded vertical pocket perfect for cell phone
  • Use top handles with soft grip or removable strap for easy carry
  • Front organizer for all essentials

Interior:

  • Two-section design (a) organizer and (b) computer sections
  • Organizer with zippered and mesh pockets for cord/cables, business cards and pens, and keys
  • Padded computer section fits most 15.4.” laptop screens 
  • Built-in mesh ID window conceals personal information

Van Ness Messenger Bag #SF410 ($159):
Exterior:

  • Unique messenger bag with front flap secured by buckle clip and magnetic closure
  • Side vertical pockets are perfect for a PDA or MP3 player
  • Padded vertical pocket for storing 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

Interior:

  • Front organizer with dual-zipper access features pockets for pens, business cards, a flash stick and more
  • Large slip pockets fits letter and legal size file folders
  • Removable, padded, fleece-lined computer sleeve with elastic Velcro flap closure for added protection
  • Computer sleeve fits most 15.4” laptop screens
  • Zippered mesh pocket for added organization
  • Built-in mesh ID window conceals personal information

Lombard Backpack #SF414 ($167):
Exterior:

  • Bottom zip-close   pocket holds small miscellaneous items
  • Padded, ergonomically contoured backpack straps with thumb rest loops for hand-free carrying
  • Webbing loops on top backpack straps allow bag to be pulled and positioned closer to body for comfortable carrying
  • Padded vertical pocket for storing cell phone
  • Top handle with soft grip for alternative carrying
  • Breathable mesh back padding for comfort

Interior:

  • U-shaped organizer with zippered mesh business card and pen pockets
  • Tech section with two elastic pockets for cables/cords, a slip pocket and flap pockets with flash stick pocket
  • Computer sleeve fits most 15.4” laptop screens
  • Slip pocket for added organization
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.