Targus launches new Work + Play Backpack Collection

Targus launches new Work + Play Backpack Collection

London, UK, 1, September 2017: Targus® Inc., a leading manufacturer of laptop cases and technology accessories, today announces the launch of its new Work + Play Backpack collection, which provides a stylish and durable solution to support professionals with busy and active lifestyles.

The intelligently designed collection - which enables today’s busy professionals to carry more than just work collateral - features three dedicated compartments for laptops (up to 15.6), work accessories and sports gear, is versatile and adaptable to manage every aspect of our personal and working lives.

The Work + Play range features tech protection promise and lifetime guarantee that has made Targus a market leader in its category. The backpacks also provide generous capacity and have a dedicated section to keep clothing - including a detachable laundry bag - separate from a laptop or device, to help balance work and leisure activities.

Alongside these new features, the backpacks also offer a ventilated front compartment designed for transporting work or sports shoes, to provide comfort and easy access.

“Our new Work +Play range has been specially designed to meet the needs of busy and active professionals, enabling a more connected lifestyle and helping them achieve a positive work / life balance,” said Huw Bush, Global Product Manager at Targus. “From keen gym-goers and runners to tennis, squash and other racquet-sports players, no matter whatever your sports this new selection provides the perfect solution for our 7am – 11pm lifestyles,” Huw Bush added.

The Work + Play selection consists of three new backpack styles in the following colours: Work +Play Fitness (black / yellow), Work + Play Fitness (grey) and Work + Play Racquets (black / yellow).

Work + Play Fitness features include:

  • Targus’ first ever combination laptop, work and sports backpack (27L)
  • Dedicated laptop compartment for screen sizes up to 15.6
  • A padded top handle, shoulder straps and ventilated cushioning ensure comfort
  • Dedicated section to keep clothing
  • Lined and ventilated front compartment, designed for transporting work or sports shoes
  • Detachable laundry bag and portable washbag
  • Plenty of pockets, including two for water bottles and a soft-lined, internal zipped pouch to protect small valuables 
  • Fitness for multi sports           

Work + Play Racquets features include:

  • All of the above and a separate, adjustable outer pocket for up to two racquets and protective sleeves for racquet handles
  • Specially designed pockets to hold tennis balls, squash balls or shuttlecocks


About Targus

Thirty-five years and a history of firsts, Targus has been revolutionizing mobile computing accessories for large enterprises and end-users alike — connecting people and technology in meaningful ways. From laptop bags to tablet cases to peripherals and universal docking stations, we persistently conceive, design, and produce innovative, productivity-boosting solutions that make the complex, simple; and help people pursue their passions and live their purpose – at work and in life. We cross categories, regions, industries, and lifestyles with a breadth and depth of products that seamlessly provide you with everything you need to live, dream, and do.

Headquartered in Anaheim, California, Targus has global operations in over 45 offices and distribution in more than 100 countries. Learn more about us at targus.com, like or follow us on Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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