By Lisa Johnston
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Briggs & Riley Travelware has added four SKUs to its Verb Collection of computer bags, including the line's first rolling models.
New is the Roam large rolling case, model VB460, a three-section bag with an organizer to hold an MP3 player, flash drive, business cards and accessories, a padded computer section that fits most 15-inch notebook PCs, and an expandable fan file section. It retails for $297.
The Span expandable rolling briefcase, model VBR412X, has a computer section that fits most 17-inch laptops. It includes a device and accessories organizer and expandable fan file sections. A DVD/CD pocket is included. It retails for $277.
The Max Slim briefcase, model VB440, is a briefcase model for laptops up to 17 inches, with an organizer section and adjustable shoulder strap and soft-grip top handle. It retails for $177.
Finally, the Connect Gear bag, model VB430, was designed for "minimal essentials for a day's activities," according to the company. It is a three-section bag (organizer, computer and fan-file sections) that includes an organizer. It also includes outside pockets for travel documents and a cellphone and an adjustable messenger-style shoulder strap. It retails for $92.
All four models include the company's proprietary SpeedThru pocket for hassle-free airport security checks. The bags are shipping now.
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