Recognized as one of the world’s top brands of travel, business and lifestyle accessories, founded in 1975, South Plainfield, New Jersey, Tumi opened their first store in Santa Monica, CA. and are still going from strength to strength.
Tumi now has over 183 stores of which are located in most International cities, and In 2004, was taken over by Doughty Hanson & Co, of London for a staggering $276 Million.
The name Tumi originates from a sacrificial ceremonial knife which is used by some Inca’s in Peruvian Coastal Regions. Hanging a Tumi on the wall is said to brings good luck!
Renowned for their high quality leather and black ballistic nylon aesthetic material on luggage, whether it’s spinner luggage, hardside luggage, briefcases, wallets, or accessories, in addition to looking good, Tumi products are pretty indestructible and can carry a hefty weight.
One point of interest to mention, Tumi has a licensing agreement with Ducati, the high end Italian motorcycle manufacturers! and has launched Ducati branded name products!