New pals Pookie and Cazbi join the Cuties kids luggage range from Picture Case


Leading kids luggage designers Picture Case, who were recently nominated as  HSBC's "Start up Stars of the Year", are unveiling two new Cuties at the forthcoming "Home & Gift Show" at Harrogate on the 18-21st July 2010.

The Cuties & Pals are a fun range of luggage especially designed for kids. The original line up of 5 animal shaped, durable, high quality two wheeled trolley cases is being expanded with the addition of Pookie the Pig and Cazbi the Bee. recently published its Consumer Luggage Report 2010 and among its key findings were that 57.4% of travellers are now packing lighter and using smaller travel bags, and 56.5% check fewer bags, due to increasing airline fees and restrictions. Over 80% said that wheels and retractable handles were the most important luggage features along with size. 72.3% most commonly use carry-on bags during air travel making the Cuties & Pals the perfect travel companions.

Each Cuties set comes with a shaped durable, high quality ABS/Polycarbonate (the same material used in bullet proof glass!), 2 wheeled trolley case with expandable pulling handle and a matching backpack. They weigh just under 3kg (combined), which helps meeting those meet weight restrictions set by airlines. The size of the case is 46cm x 25cm x 25cm. with a generous capacity of 26.5 litres. The matching backpack is 32cm x 27cm x 13cm and can hold an impressive 13.5 litres.

The Cuties & Pals are:
Congo the Monkey, Pipi the Owl, Cubbi the Seal, Cheri the Panda, Peko the Penguin, and the new additions Pookie the Pig and Cazbi the Bee.

"I bought Congo for my 8 year old granddaughter who loves anything "monkey". I like it too as its sturdy and roomy and very lightweight." Diane Watts, Surrey

The Cuties & Pals luggage sets retail at £64.99 and are available online from or leading retailers including John Lewis and soon House of Fraser.


Visiting the Show
The "Home & Gift Show" is at Harrogate on the 18-21st July 2010.
Picturecase are in Hall Q, Stand Q43.

About Picturecase
Picturecase was formed in 2008 and is based in Great Dunmow, Essex. It's guiding philosophy is to make luggage more identifiable, attractive and interesting. They offer a variety of picture trolley cases for everyone from a football fan, to the bride and groom including a specific range of kids luggage sets called The Cuties & Pals. The Cuties & Pals are animal shaped trolley cases with a matching back pack. There are currently 7 "Cuties" to choose from.

HSBC have recently nominated Picturecase for "Start up Stars of the Year", which they look for the best "young" businesses, under 4 years old to award a prize of of over £50,000 worth of business grants.


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