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Retail eBAGS.COM Bagging the Future E-commerce retail site specializes in one category instead of trying to be everything to everyone. Peter Cobb Greenwood Village, Colo. nline retailers spend thousands and even millions of dollars on market research to determine where to dedicate resources. But all co-founder and Executive Vice President Peter Cobb has to do is consult with his three children, who are 17, 19 and 20 years old and and conduct just about all of their shopping through their computers or mobile devices. “I see how they use technology, and they don’t consider getting in their car and driving 20 minutes to a O mall as an option,” Cobb says. “They get out their iPad, swipe away and say, ‘Here’s what I want, Dad. What’s your credit card number again?’ Talk about witnessing the future of retail firsthand.” Brick-and-mortar retail locations will be hardpressed to compete with e-commerce sites such as, which has specialized in selling handbags, luggage, business and laptop cases, backpacks, messenger bags, sport and duffel bags, travel accessories, wallets and electronics cases since 1999. Based in Greenwood Village, Colo. – located just outside of 40 November/December 2012

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Retail Merchandiser - November/December 2012
Sports Licensing Show
Wine & Food Festival
Brand Licensing Europe
Category Insight
Cover Story
Affinity Consultants
United States Olympic Committee
Pacific Cycle Inc.
Foot Locker Inc.
Nationwide Vision
Belle Foods
Campioni Enterprises
Gilligan Oil
Hickman’s Iga
Liquor Stores N.A.
Ken’s Superfair Foods and Food Fair
Navy Exchange Service Command
New & Notable

Retail Merchandiser - November/December 2012