Targus(R) Expands Its Leadership Position in the Back-to-School Case Market With Carrying Cases for iPad, Netbook and Laptop

Jun 21, 2010, 08:30 ET from Targus

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Targus Canada today announced the availability of iPad, Netbook and Laptop cases just in time for the back-to-school shopping season. Students from all over Canada can feel confident walking into their University, College or High School with a new stylish and trendy case from Targus. These new case styles will be available at select retailers and distributors nationwide.

The Targus back-to-school collection continues to grow with the addition of the new A7, Unofficial, Crave and Zamba lines. Not only do all four back-to-school styles look great, but each style offers complete protection and a lifetime warranty, an important consideration for many students.

"Targus continues to deliver quality cases that, when combined with our innovative designs, are perfect for heading back to school," said Elaine Raymond-Niesing, Director of Product & Marketing at Targus Canada. "With the tough economic times, students are more conscious of the value of their devices, and can feel good knowing their device is completely secure with high quality protection at affordable prices as they go back to school."

A7 Line:

Built for active students looking for adventure.  The Tri-cell Cushion System™ combines foam padding with breathable mesh material to provide comfort, protection and ventilation, keeping your hardware cool and safe, while industry-grade tarpaulin fights wear and resists water.

The A7 Sleeve for iPad™ in black (TSS178CA) with water resistant neoprene and non-scratch lining at a street price of $29.99.  

The Targus A7 Netbook Slipcase in black (10"=TSS109CA, 12"=TSS126CA) and brown (10"=TSS10902CA).  This slipcase provides protection when used alone or inside of another case.  At a street price of $29.99.

A7 12" Netbook Messenger in black (TSM101CA), brown (TSM10102CA) and green (TSM10104CA) with front accessory pocket, adjustable shoulder strap and durable buckle closures.   At a street price of $49.99.

The Targus A7 16" Slipcase in black (TSS127CA) at a street price of $34.99 and A7 16" Slipcase with Shoulder Strap in black (TSS124CA) which features a padded, adjustable shoulder strap and a padded top handle at a street price of $49.99.

The Targus A7 16" Messenger in black (TSM099CA) and brown (TSM09902CA) at a street price of $69.99.

The A7 16" Laptop Backpack with two quick access pockets, accessory storage and padded shoulder straps in black (TSB167CA) and brown (TSB16702CA) at a street price of $79.99.

Unofficial Line:

The Unofficial collection offers sleek, slim-line styling. Each piece offers a padded laptop compartment with breathable mesh interior, water- and wear-resistant fabric, additional storage for accessories, documents and other important items.

The Unofficial 10.2" Netbook Slipcase in black (TSS14101CA) and brown (TSS141CA) delivers 360 degree netbook protection with fully-adjustable shoulder strap to ensure comfort and durability. The street price is only $24.99.

The Targus Unofficial 16" Laptop Slipcase with Shoulder Strap features expanding accessory pockets.  Black (TSS13801CA) and brown (TSS138CA) at a street price of $44.99.

The Unofficial 16" Messenger with fully-reinforced shoulder strap in black (TSM103CA), brown (TSM10301CA) and brick red (TSM10305CA) at a street price of $59.99.

Crave Line:

The fun and funky Crave Collection combines unique styling and practical functionality with its cushioned design reminiscent of a down-filled ski jacket. With colourful exterior and interior, these cases are made of durable, water and stain-resistant nylon material, double foam padding and a scratch-resistant microfiber interior.  

The Crave Slipcase for iPad™ in black (TSS177CA) with stow-away top handles at a street price of $39.99.

The Crave 10.2" Netbook Slipcase feature a front zippered compartment to store accessories.  This case comes in Black with light grey interior (TSS11201CA) and Grey with burgundy interior (TSS11202CA) at a street price of $34.99.

The Crave 16" Laptop Backpack features a soft back panel with air ventilation and contoured shoulder straps for a snug fit.  Available in black (TSB15801CA) and grey (TSB15802CA) at a street price of $59.99.

Zamba Line:

Sporty, protective and colorful. Protect your device and make a statement with a colour that best suits your individual style!  

The Zamba 10.2" Netbook Sleeve features shock-absorbing quilted exterior, easy-to-grip material, soft non-scratch lining and reversed zipper for water resistance.  This sleeve comes in bright and vibrant colours for the student to further express their personal style; blue (TSS135CA), purple (TSS13501CA), yellow (TSS13502CA), green (TSS13503CA), red (TSS13504CA) and orange (TSS13505CA) at a low street price of $19.99.  Sure to be a hit on campuses everywhere.

All products are backed by a limited lifetime warranty. These and other Targus' products are available at Targus.com/ca/ as well as through leading retailers, VARs, and other distribution partners.

About Targus

Targus created the mobile accessory category with its invention of the laptop case, over 25 years ago. The company continues to advance the mobile accessories category with innovative and relevant solutions for today's mobile lifestyle.  Targus products enhance productivity, connectivity, and security, liberating users to work in any and all environments with the utmost convenience and comfort.  Targus' headquarters are located in Anaheim, Calif., with offices worldwide and distribution agreements in more than 100 countries.  For more information on Targus visit targus.com.

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