Bags & Luggage

Top Brands Inc. Adds Red Rock Outdoor Gear
August 25, 2017 at 9:48 am

Top Brands Inc., Oshkosh, Wis., announced that it will be the exclusive supplier for Red Rock Outdoor Gear, Robinson, Texas, in the corporate gifts, incentives and promotional products market. "Tactical and sporting backpacks, sliding packs and gear are very exciting categories with wide-ranging appeal to outdoor enthusiasts," Gary Slavonic, president of Top Brands Inc., said.…

Lululemon Tote Wants You to Stop Using Sunblock and Embrace Your Demise
August 9, 2017 at 2:34 pm

When we say that this bag from Lululemon makes a statement, we don't mean something like "This bag shows that I enjoy athletic activity and stylish apparel." No. This bag says "That sunblock that you're putting on your body is seeping in and quietly destroying you, and you should plan for your own eventual downfall…

This Bag Is a Tote, Backpack and Fanny Pack All In One
August 2, 2017 at 2:37 pm

Nike is teaming up with Tom Sachs, with whom it worked on a sneaker before, for a new bag product. Heralding the bag's versatility, Nike says the bag can transform from a waist pack, back pack or tote bag. What's more, the bag's design is heavily influenced by NASA, using a fabric called dyneema. According…

Paramount Pictures Joins Alternative Apparel, Shepard Fairey for Tote Bag Promo
July 27, 2017 at 3:05 pm

For the release of "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power," Paramount Pictures has teamed up with Alternative Apparel and artist and designer Shepard Fairey—whose work has appeared on other politically-centered merchandise—to create an exclusive tote bag. The company only created 75 of the bags for Friday's release, and the bags are made from eco-friendly fabrics…

Radiohead Chooses Eco-Friendly Backpacks Over T-shirts
July 24, 2017 at 2:58 pm

The band Radiohead has never conformed to the standards of other musical acts—both sonically and in terms of their merchandise. Remember last year when the band sold all kinds of off-kilter merchandise, like plush toys, notebooks and water bottles? This year, rather than taking the usual band route of printing a slew of T-shirts, the…

ThinkGeek Goes Detail-Heavy with 'Game of Thrones' Bags
July 17, 2017 at 2:18 pm

"Game of Thrones" is back, which has plenty of fans gluing themselves to the couch on Sunday night to transport themselves back to the exciting and violent land of Westeros. To celebrate, ThinkGeek is selling officially licensed "Game of Thrones" backpacks, which really go over the top in terms of detail and love of the…

Balenciaga Is Back With a $1,100 Tote Made to Look Like a Paper Bag
July 5, 2017 at 2:17 pm

Remember how Balenciaga was selling that bag that looked an awful lot like Ikea shopping bags for the extremely reasonable price of $2,000? Well, it seems the high-end company has created another product that looks like your run-of-the-mill shopping bag, but at an exorbitant price. This is the $1,100 Balencia bag.…

Strong Hold: Selling Promotional Bags and Backpacks to the Sports Crowd
June 26, 2017 at 1:57 pm

Americans spend about $68 billion annually on sporting goods, according to the National Sporting Goods Association. And based on the industry’s driving factors, which include participation, income and health awareness, sporting goods distributors can be assured that demand for bags people use to haul sports equipment, workout gear and leisure-related items will continue...

The IKEA Tote Bag Saga Continues With High-End Collaboration
June 9, 2017 at 2:00 pm

So, remember how that high-end fashion company made a bag that looked frighteningly similar to IKEA's blue shopping bags? Also, you might remember that IKEA had a really great response to the subject, too. Well,it seems the fact that its plastic shopping bags are now considered high fashion has gone to the Swedish furniture company's…

Landes Inc. Now Carrying SCOUT Brand
May 30, 2017 at 11:44 am

Landes Inc., Houston, Texas, announced that it is bringing lifestyle brand SCOUT and its assortment of colorful bags, coolers and accessories to the promotional products industry. SCOUT has been a top brand sold primarily in specialty retail stores throughout the U.S. since 2004. Distinctive in its patterns, styles and materials, SCOUT has a tremendous following…