Briggs & Riley Announces Retail Partnership with Nordstrom
04/09/2010

Briggs & Riley Travelware, announces retail partnership with Nordstrom Inc. Briggs & Riley products would be now available at Nordstrom stores throughout United States.

Online PR News – 09-April-2010 – – Hauppauge, N.Y.—APRIL 8, 2010 — Briggs & Riley Travelware, the favored brand of discerning travelers, announced today that Seattle-based Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN) has begun distribution of Briggs & Riley products in stores throughout the United States. The partnership also includes online distribution at shop.nordstrom.com.

Briggs & Riley travel goods will be sold at Nordstrom stores in major U.S. cities, including: New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle, Atlanta, Dallas, Minneapolis and Denver.

“We are very pleased to have Nordstrom represent our brand,” said Jim Lahren, vice president of marketing at Briggs & Riley. “Like Briggs & Riley, Nordstrom puts customer commitment and service quality first. Our shared core values will ensure a strong and successful partnership.”

Consumers can now find more than 70 styles from Briggs & Riley’s Baseline, @Work and Verb collections at Nordstrom. Items available include wheeled luggage, carry-ons, duffles, rolling cases, backpacks, business cases and laptop briefs. Briggs & Riley products are renowned for the company’s Simple as that® lifetime performance warranty, that even covers airline damage. The company is well-known for its Outsider® Handle System that eliminates bars from inside the bag, providing a flat packing area, to keep garments wrinkle free.

The Baseline Collection, Briggs & Riley’s flagship luggage collection with over 40 styles is designed for the frequent traveler, emphasizing function and innovation. Both the SpeedThru™ Security Pocket and the Outsider Pocket provide quick storage and retrieval of personal and essential travel items. Every bag in the Baseline Collection is designed to work together.

@Work laptop briefs and rolling cases give professionals supreme organization with timeless style. The entire @Work Collection is checkpoint-friendly so that business travelers speed through airport security. @Work is designed to coordinate with Briggs & Riley’s Baseline Luggage Collection.

The Verb Collection provides stylish versatility for tech-savvy professionals. These business cases and laptop bags are ideal for those on the go. Many Verb styles are checkpoint-friendly.

For more information, visit www.briggs-riley.com.

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 http://www.briggs-riley.com/ for a full list of the latest products and store locations, and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/briggsandriley for announcements on specials, promotions and new products.

About Nordstrom
Nordstrom Inc. is one of the nation's leading fashion specialty retailers, with 185 stores located in 28 states. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 112 full-line stores, 70 Nordstrom Racks, two Jeffrey boutiques and one clearance store. Nordstrom also serves customers through its online presence at www.nordstrom.com and through its catalogs. Nordstrom, Inc. is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN.