IRV’S LUGGAGE JOINS NATIONAL LUGGAGE TRADE-IN CHARITY INITIATIVE FROM BRIGGS & RILEY

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Irv’s Luggage joins with Briggs & Riley for a trade in event to benefit local charities.

Mount Prospect, IL – FEBRUARY 11, 2016 … Irv’s Luggage joins Briggs & Riley’s national charity initiative “A Case for Giving,” taking place in both of our locations at 2200 S. Busse Rd., Mt. Prospect, IL and 3139 Dundee Rd., Northbrook, IL from February 11– February 29, 2016, benefiting two local charities, Journeys, The Road Home and DCFS of Illinois, as part of a nationwide cooperative effort.Briggs & Riley’s “A Case for Giving” works in cooperation with more than 250 retail partners to get your gently used rolling bag to someone in immediate need in local communities around the country.  “A Case for Giving” salutes more than 100 charity partners of Briggs & Riley’s retailers including Ronald McDonald House, Treehouse for Kids, Make A Wish, Goodwill and local women’s shelters, men’s homes and coalitions for the homeless.  Briggs & Riley is known for innovation, dependable durability, and service that have earned them a fanatical and loyal customer base of frequent travelers who demand bags that perform.

“We are very pleased to re-introduce ‘A Case for Giving’ for its second year, and we expect to be even more successful and to exceed the 2,000 bags collected for the needy last year during our first luggage trade-in program,” said Briggs & Riley CEO Richard Krulik.  “The idea was sparked by conversations with foster care leaders who made me realize what a wonderful added purpose our products can have,” Krulik continued.   “We’ve put our support behind making sure that those in need can transport their belongings securely, whether it be a child leaving foster care, or a woman getting out of a shelter, or a family who must travel for medical treatment.”

A CASE FOR GIVING – HOW IT WORKS:

Think about a gently used rolling bag you own.  It might have even been sitting for years gathering dust in a closet.

Bring your used bag into Irv’s Luggage between February 11th and February 29th, 2016.

Receive $100 credit on a new Briggs & Riley bag if you donate a used Briggs & Riley bag, and a $50 credit on a new Briggs & Riley bag if you donate a used bag from another brand.

Leave your used bag behind knowing it will bring joy to someone who needs it.

Veronica Resa from DCFS in Illinois said, “Thank you for your generous offer to donate used luggage to children in the care of DCFS. As you can imagine our need is great and ongoing.”

Irv’s Luggage is both honored and humbled to be able to contribute to two worthy organizations working to help those in need.

About Irv’s Luggage

Irv’s Luggage is a family owned and operated business serving traveler’s needs since 1947. Irv’s Luggage has two retail stores in the Chicago suburbs as well as a premier website with over 15,000 items spanning 150 brands, making us the destination of choice for travelers, students and business people throughout the United States and Internationally.

We stock the best brands you can buy including Briggs & Riley, The North Face, Samsonite, Delsey, Hartmann, Bosca, Travelpro and many more. Irv’s Luggage prides itself on providing expert, up to the minute travel and baggage advice as well as superior customer service. In addition, Irv’s Luggage offers competitive pricing every day and will never be undersold!

Irv’s Luggage has the largest onsite luggage repair center in the Midwest. Luggage, handbags, business cases and leather bags can be dropped off for repair at either of our Irv’s Luggage locations or you can ship your bag to the Irv’s Luggage repair center via UPS. Whether it is a broken wheel, torn zipper, or a handle that needs repair Irv’s Luggage offers a complete and competent repair by trained luggage technicians.

We hope you will support small business in the US and shop Irv’s Luggage!

About Briggs & Riley Travelware

Briggs & Riley is the international brand of luggage and business cases whose fanatical customer base speaks loudly in the two way dialogue that embodies the company’s mantra – Engineered for Reality, Guaranteed for Life.™  Briggs & Riley’s main focus is making sure travelers are equipped with a durable product and a dependable relationship required for today’s travel realities.  Owned by US Luggage LLC, a privately owned and operated family company with headquarters on Long Island, New York, Briggs & Riley and its parent company are acclaimed for innovations such as the first ever wheeled luggage, a differentiating Outsider® handle, the first compression/expansion luggage, and backing every bag they make with an unconditional lifetime performance warranty, the only one of its kind in the industry.  Briggs & Riley collections and products can be found in North America, the UK, Japan and China at more than 600 fine specialty retailers, select high-end department stores and online, with online ordering and a store locator at www.briggs-riley.com.

Locations:

Irv’s Luggage

3139 Dundee Rd.

Northbrook, IL 60062

847-205-5585

 

Irv’s Luggage

2200 S. Busse Rd.

Mt. Prospect, IL 60056

847-437-4787

 

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