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  • Remembering Thelma Watts
    Oct 23

    Remembering Thelma Watts

    It is with great sadness that we said goodbye to Thelma Watts on May 19 at the age of 72 after a courageous battle with cancer. Daughter of Thomas Victor Watts and Muriel Constance Watts (nee Backler), Thelma leaves behind her brothers, Tyrone (Anne) and Charles, sisters Marlene and Brenda (Dwight), her many nieces, nephews,…


  • In memory of Harvey Strom
    Oct 23

    In memory of Harvey Strom

    Harvey Strom spent his entire career building relationships with his clients in sales. His early years were in men’s apparel, where he worked as a salesman and was eventually promoted to store manager for a high-end retailer. In 1978, with his vast experience and likeable personality, he decided to open his own store, The 609…


  • A Sad Farewell to Jack Taylor
    May 03

    A Sad Farewell to Jack Taylor

    Jack Taylor, the founder of Austin House, passed away on April 18th after a long illness. In 1973, Jack and his wife, Sandra, took a leave of absence from their positions at a local high school to travel to 27 countries across Europe in a VW camper van with their three young children. During this…


  • Samboro Announcement – Don Maksim Retires
    May 03

    Samboro Announcement – Don Maksim Retires

    After a long history in our industry and working for 20 years with Samboro Luggage, Don has decided to take momre time to enjoy life with his family. Samboro Luggage would like to thank Don for all the hard work he’s done in building up great relationships between each customer he deals with. We wish…


  • Jeanne Lottie Showcasing their Cantra Cognac Travel Bag
    Dec 21

    Jeanne Lottie Showcasing their Cantra Cognac Travel Bag

    $98 Retail. Visit them at www.jeannelottie.com


  • Dec 21

    Baraboux Introduces their New Luggage Line

    Baraboux’s new luggage range features two models, each exquisitely designed without sacrificing functionality. Each comes with a foldable tote and dedicated compartments, which reflect the modern nomad, boasting the functional luxury for which Baraboux has become recognized. Two unique styles: one is a Tortora full python; the other finished with half Tortora python and half…


  • LL&A at LLHA Annual Tradeshow 2016
    Oct 20

    LL&A at LLHA Annual Tradeshow 2016

    LL&A celebrating 50 years anniversary at LLHA Annual trade show 2016. Thank you for everyone who has visited our booth. Without your support, LL&A would not be able to become one of the best publication of the leather, luggage and travel accessories industry. Here are some pictures of LL&A red carpet moments, check it out!…


  • Last Message From Geo Everything for Travel
    Jun 30

    Last Message From Geo Everything for Travel

    Susan Hsu, store manager and wife of the late William Hsu, the co-founder of Geo Everything for Travel had decided to put the store into a closure. This is what she said to her loyal customers: “In 2000, my late husband William Hsu and I started the ‘Geo Everything for Travel’  Retail Store – a…


  • 30 Years of Success – Congratulations Capital City Luggage
    Jun 09

    30 Years of Success – Congratulations Capital City Luggage

    Capital City Luggage began as a repair center for all the major airlines and department stores in Ottawa and the surrounding area. We have become one of the largest independent retail and repair shops in Canada, being awarded “Dealer of the year” by Briggs & Riley Travelware and “Dealer of the year” by Samsonite Canada…


  • Trochi luggage, premium quality now in the Canadian market
    May 19

    Trochi luggage, premium quality now in the Canadian market

    New to the Canadian market and operating from our head offices in Toronto, Canada, Hoston International Trade Ltd. is an international purveyor of luxury quality, moderately priced hardside, rolling luggage under the Trochi brand. Formed in 2015 in response to the growing demand for premium quality yet affordable luggage, the Trochi products are constructed of…