Selecting A Back to School Back Pack, Over 5,000 Choices Made Easy at

Jul 18, 2000, 01:00 ET from

    DENVER, Colo., July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Choosing a backpack for school can
 be a daunting task, considering there are over 5,000 choices, unless the
 student/parent consults  Shop via computer to enjoy every last ray
 of summer and avoid the hassles, lines and traffic jams of the back to school
     Looking for backpacks, lunch bags, and durable cases for computers or
 duffels large enough to pack an entire dorm room?  Find it all at,
 the world's largest online retailer of bags and accessories located at
     "Backpacks have come a long way", says Peter Cobb, Founder and VP of
 Marketing of  "Now there are specialty bags that hold baseball
 caps, soccer balls, computers and CD players with crush proof compartments."
     The site offers everything from travel totes to adventure gear, and
 carries a full line of over 5,000 well-known brands including JanSport,
 Timberland, Eastpak, North Face, Samsonite, Evan-Picone, Nicole Miller, Eagle
 Creek and FUBU (For Us By Us).
     "Our site has a useful comparison feature, where visitors can choose up to
 five different products, place them side-by-side and list all the features to
 make an informed online choice" says Peter Cobb.  Peter Cobb is a long time
 veteran in the quality luggage business having worked with Samsonite for six
     *Some bags hold umbrellas and baseball caps and there's even a hands free
 backpack with one strap, a detachable cosmetic case and a Velcro closure that
 will make your daughter the envy of all her friends.  ($39.99)
     *The basketball fanatic will love the FUBU (Foo-Boo) backpack which comes
 with it's own regulation size basketball compartment for around ($59.99).
     *For younger students there are character backpacks.($19.99+)
     *The JanSport Air Wave is designed with the Airlift suspension system for
 maximum comfort when carrying heavy loads - great for hauling a bunch of books
 across campus. ($69.99)
     *The Mountainsmith 24/7 is a more durable, all-around, everyday Backpack
 featuring a cell phone pocket for easy storage and access. ($79.99)
     Internet shopping is available 24 hours a day for unprecedented
 convenience and it's still tax-free at  There's a 100%
 satisfaction guarantee on all orders.