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Briggs & Riley Debuts Checkpoint Friendly Carry-On Case that that Holds your Clothes and Computer

New Verb Fuse 20’’ Carry-On Computer Upright Make Traveling Hassle and Wrinkle Free

Hauppauge, N.Y. October 30, 2008 – Briggs & Riley Travelware, a leader in innovative, high quality luggage and business cases, introduces the Fuse 20'?? Carry-On Computer Upright to its popular and highly functional Verb™  collection.  Trendsetting with superior features, this lightweight bag ensures a hassle-free trip through airport security and wrinkle-free, flat packing with its Outsider® handle. Briggs & Riley developed the Fuse Upright for anyone who wants to travel lighter, more efficiently, and more affordably by avoiding checked-bag charges. The Fuse Upright gives travelers the option of taking only one bag with them on a trip because it can hold both their computer and clothing. This new case continues the Verb tradition of meeting and surpassing the high demands of today’s frequent traveler.

Jim Lahren, vice president of marketing at Briggs & Riley states, “In keeping with the Briggs & Riley tradition of innovation and consumer satisfaction, we developed the Fuse Carry-On Upright to give Verb fans the options they need for multiple day travel on business and recreational trips. The new case provides users with the popular Verb organization capacity, ample pockets and a fresh design that includes Briggs & Riley SpeedThru sleeve.”

The Fuse bag features the proprietary Briggs & Riley Outsider® handle for wrinkle-free flat packing and an Outsider® pocket that is perfectly constructed for quick access to items and features an elastic hide-away ID card to conceal personal information. The SpeedThru™ sleeve allows travelers to leave their laptop in the checkpoint friendly sleeve. The bag also contains an integrated bottom handle for easy lifting and is available in the color black.

Key features of the Fuse Carry-On Computer Upright:
  • Two section design (a) organizer/computer file and (b) garment section.
  • Garment securing panels that keep clothes in place and minimizes wrinkles.
  • Large gusseted front pocket with organizer and padded computer section.
  • Removable computer sleeve with two section design: (a) file folder and (b) computer sleeve.
  • SpeedThru™ sleeve that fits most 17” laptop screens.
  • Front organizer includes pockets for an mp3 player, business cards, pens, a flash drive, as well as a key fob.
  • The Speed-Thru™ pocket with orange lining that alerts customers when the pocket is open.
  • Dimensions of 20 in h x 14 in. w x 7.25 in d.
  • Weighs 8.8lbs
  • Retail price of $347.00.
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 for a full list of the latest products and store locations, and follow us on Twitter for announcements on specials, promotions and new products.