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About the Luggage Report

The Luggage Trend Report presents an examination of the hottest suitcases, briefcases and handbags. Our research analyzes a variety of innovative travel bags, like designer bags and purses to carry-on bags that have piqued the interest of travel enthusiasts. As consumers increase their busy lifestyle, products such as gadget-powering luggage become a crucial piece of travel gear.

Who It's For

Our crowd-sourced research about travel bags and accessories will benefit designers, retail buyers and those in the fashion industry looking to stay on top of emerging trends in bags and travel.

Track changes in the desires of the traveling consumer with the Luggage Trend Report.

The Luggage Trend Report, last published on May 21, 2015, includes 33 PRO Trends and 165 examples of luggage market research and luggage consumer trends related to: designer bags, backpacks, tourism, suitcases, travel bags and luggage trends.

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Our luggage research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced luggage articles and 2,371,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 33 Luggage PRO Trends = 33 Powerpoint Pages Luggage PPT Report
• 165 Luggage Examples

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• 23 Luggage Videos (Online) Luggage Videos
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Sample Luggage Pro Trends

Each Luggage PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online luggage articles, videos and images. Examples:

Eco Excursion Consumers turn to functional, eco-friendly travel products Implications - Consumers are adopting a responsible approach to travel through eco-friendly products. This speaks to a rise in eco-consciousness that creates a need for convergence between everyday priorities, such as convenience, with environmental concerns. Ultimately, consumers are seeking green products, but within the parameters of conventional daily consumerism.
Eco Excursion
Consumers turn to functional, eco-friendly travel products
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Flatpack Carrier Making traveling easier, consumers turn to easy-fold carriers Implications - Seeking to avoid over-sized bags and bulky carriers, travelers are turning to alternative luggage solutions that can fold and collapse into smaller shapes. Travel bags that can be easily tucked and stored in tight spaces reflect a growing consumer need for products that are more accommodating and space-conscious, especially for on-the-go use.
Flatpack Carrier
Making traveling easier, consumers turn to easy-fold carriers
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Alternative Alerts Companies adopt atypical tech-enabled notifications to stay top-of-mind Implications - Companies are developing alternative alert systems for members apart of tech-based services and systems. Replacing standard pop-up notifications are tools that incorporate audio, timed content and interactive visual elements. These unconventional features help brands garner the attention of consumers, who can then be reminded of offers, products and services in memorable ways.
Alternative Alerts
Companies adopt atypical tech-enabled notifications to stay top-of-mind
5 Examples + Score + Implications


In-Flight Relief Travelers overcome anxieties with apps that offer unique safety features Implications - When it comes to travelling, particularly overseas, there are certain anxieties that can be hard to overcome, prompting individuals to turn to apps and mobile technology to help sooth those fears. Using apps to help protect passports and ease in-flight fears, consumers are extending mobile usage beyond entertainment to create a more comfortable and relaxing travel experience.
In-Flight Relief
Travelers overcome anxieties with apps that offer unique safety features
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Appified Luggage Travel carriers are made easier to track and monitor with the use of mobile tech Implications - Taking a preventative approach to lost or misplaced luggage's, travelers are turning to mobile technology to help monitor their belongings in a more efficient way. Using apps and beacon technology to track, lock and even weight travel carriers, consumers are using mobile technology to conquer and essentially eliminate certain hassles of travelling that fall outside their control.
Appified Luggage
Travel carriers are made easier to track and monitor with the use of mobile tech
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Travel-Optimized Wearable Wearable devices are optimized with travel-friendly features Implications - The latest in wearable technology includes devices that are developed with travel in mind. Consumers seek to simplify the less-than-glamorous aspects of travel, whether it's searching for flights and accommodations or reducing their time at the airport. The advancements in wearable travel indicates that consumers are turning to technology in order to make the most of their leisure time.
Travel-Optimized Wearable
Wearable devices are optimized with travel-friendly features
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Plastic Couture Concerns over waste levels sees recyclables transformed into quality fashions Implications - Fashion brands are beginning to distance themselves from materials like silk or cotton in favor of recycled plastic that can be cost effectively transformed into hip fashions. Using discarded plastic as the main material, these designs create an eco-friendly aesthetic that appeals to consumers while enhancing brand perception.
Plastic Couture
Concerns over waste levels sees recyclables transformed into quality fashions
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Connected Travel Connectivity extends to travel accessories to make excursions less burdensome Implications - Seeking to minimize the hassles of traveling, consumers are turning to apps and devices that conveniently sync and manage travel experiences. Allowing consumers to check for possible flight hazards or track lost luggage, these innovations provide consumers with an added sense of security during what is often a stressful time.
Connected Travel
Connectivity extends to travel accessories to make excursions less burdensome
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 27 more Luggage PRO Trends and 165 examples!



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