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Posted on July 13, 2021

Trio of Styles Expand Wipeable Collection

Briggs & Riley Delve Treksafe™
Briggs & Riley’s Delve Treksafe Collection with RapidWipe coated fabric withstands the rigors of cleaning wipes to offer peace of mind when traveling.

Briggs & Riley adds three more styles to its Delve Treksafe™ Collection, which features the extremely durable RapidWipe™ coated fabric, a wipeable coated material that shields computers from public surfaces like airplane tray tables and shared workspace desktops. The Slim Laptop Sleeve (MSRP: $89) includes elastic gussets to secure a 15” laptop, full-length slip pocket, integrated pen/stylus holder and strategically placed interior feet that lift laptop for typing comfort.

The Small Crossbody Sling ($89) holds necessities like a face mask, hand sanitizer and antiviral wipes as well as wallet and keys in its main compartment with two zippered pockets and an RFID-blocking pocket. For occasions when you need to carry more, the Vertical Crossbody Bag ($89) makes room for a 10” tablet in addition to other essentials. Storage includes a zip-around main compartment with slip pocket and pen and cord loops, a zip-around front pocket and a rear slip pocket with an RFID blocking pocket and Velcro® brand closure. For more information, visit Sales contact: Julie Hoffman, national sales manager,, 631-741-1933.


Posted on July 13, 2021

In Memoriam: George Mori, Owner of Mori Luggage & Gifts

George Schaaf Mori died peacefully on July 7, 2021, in Jackson, MS. He was 92 years old.

In 1953, after serving in the U.S. Air Force, George joined Mori Luggage & Gifts, Inc., a family business founded by his father in 1928. Prior to his service, George attended the University of Mississippi, Millsaps, and Mississippi College and received a business degree from Ole Miss in three years. Throughout a long career at Mori’s, George expanded the single store to 10, with locations in Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, Arkansas and Florida. In 2015, with a rapidly changing retail landscape, George sold the business.

George was active in the trade organization, the National Luggage Dealers Association, which conducted millions of dollars of trade agreements in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and South America. At various times, he served in every office and on its Board of Directors. He was elected President of the Association twice. His service with NLDA enabled him to travel extensively and form close, lifelong friendships.

George is survived by his wife, Brigitte, and her family, daughter Susan, her husband, Hal, and granddaughter Annika. He is survived by his children, Mark Mori of Jackson, MS, and Karen Mori Bonner and her husband Jeff of Madison, MS, and other family members. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother and sister-in-law, Jean and Betty Mori of Atlanta.


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