May 3, 2017

Thanks Barry Moltz for the opportunity to talk with you for

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How to Use Amazon to Sell More Products


Jan 13, 2017

The Inspire brand is growing…

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Oct 3, 2016

Oh the places we go…

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August 20, 2016

, it was so great to see you at the conference! ITL cannot thank you enough for the chance to speak with you again! You are so kind, thanks for the mention!

http://www.seattletimes.com/business/amazon/women-entrepreneurs-find-amazon-marketplace-profitable-but-puzzling/

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August 16, 2016

ITL had the opportunity to travel Amazon Headquarters and attend the 1st Annual Women’s Entrepreneur Conference.  It was an inspiring day where brands and sellers could listen, learn and network. ITL is so grateful for this experience.

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August 1, 2016

Love seeing the destinations ITL goes to.  We’ll deliver next time!


July 15, 2016

Happy 3rd Birthday ITL!

 

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July 12, 2016

Happy Prime Day!

And happy…OMG we had our Amazon twitter giveaway the same day.           Thanks for the love!

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May 31, 2016

Wow…just wow. A million thank you’s to The Seattle Times and Amazon!

http://www.seattletimes.com/news/amazon-to-host-forum-for-its-marketplace-merchants/

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May 4, 2016

   Amazon your worldwide reach amazes us again!   Another day, another exotic locale…

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March 29, 2016

Love that through Amazon we can reach customers all over the world!malta


 

March 8, 2016

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In honor of International Women’s Day, Amazon took a moment to honor a few Women Founders. Hey! I recognize one of those ladies :)

This was such a pleasant surprise.  I cannot express how much it means to be included with this group of courageous women. Thank you Amazon for supporting women founders!


December 12, 2015

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ITL was offered an amazing opportunity to be featured as an Amazon Exclusive brand. It’s quite an honor to be given this chance for more exposure and more fans! Thanks Amazon for continuing to support independent brands!


 

August 15, 2015

ITL is international! We have loved selling our brand through the vast network of Amazon and are proud to announce our newest endeavor with the ecommerce giant…You can now find us on Amazon.ca!

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July 15, 2015

ITL turns 2 today! Scroll through our site to see how far we’ve come…


 

 June 15, 2015

Inspire Travel Luggage launches on Starshop!

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June 9, 2015

ITL is going global! Through Amazon we’ve exported our first order to Australia!  au


May 26, 2015

Check out my interview with the TrepX Group, an entrepreneurial community…

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www.trepxgroup.com/from-personal-solution-to-popular-product-trepx-entrepreneur-spotlight-with-kristin-rae/


March 24, 2015

Inspire Travel Luggage is honored to be a part of this amazing event aimed at helping young women professionals!

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November 7, 2014

Shoutout from NFL star Will Blackmon on Instagram! Thank you Will for this super cool gesture!


 

October 31, 2014

ITL had the privilege to give back to some brave first responders in FL. We collaborated with another awesome Start-up (The InstaKnot)!


September 13, 2014

Again we were honored to donate to the 4th Annual Bloomington/Normal Komen Race for the cure.

It’s an amazing event that celebrates survivors and honors those we’ve lost.

I thank the organization for allowing us to participate and for all their efforts in holding this amazing event.

 

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July 15, 2014

ITL is 1 today! A huge thank you to all our loyal fans, friends and family.  We were so honored to participate in some amazing events this past year.

Also a big shout out to all the charities that allowed us to be a part of their fundraising efforts. Happy birthday to us and here’s to many more!

 


July 1, 2014

Inspire Travel Luggage goes international! We have enjoyed selling independently on Amazon and becoming visible to millions of customers here in the US. Our line is now available for purchase globally on Amazon.com and our first few orders have come from our neighbors to the North!

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April 5th, 2014

A dear friend of ITL works with a great organization in Tampa FL,  Jacob’s Touch.  They are a non-profit, community based organization that is dedicated to providing care to families with children on the Autistic Spectrum. We were so happy to donate to their Denim and Diamonds event! Thank you for all that you do.  For more information on this amazing organization go to http://www.jacobstouch.org/

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March 15, 2014

Upgrade! Inspire Travel Luggage is now fulfilled by Amazon and eligible for Prime!  We launched on Amazon shortly before Black Friday, had an amazing holiday season and have continued to grow!  Amazon’s e-commerce platform makes it easier to compete as a small business and possible for new entrepreneurs to find their niche.

We thank all of our great customers for their support, you made all this possible.

 

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February 24, 2014

Inspire Travel Luggage launches with online retail giant Wayfair.com!

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February 22, 2014

It is always important to give back ,especially to those who need it the most. Child Protection Network is an amazing organization and we were honored to give toward their silent auction.

The efforts from the event netted over $100,000! Thank you to all who donate their time and funds to help these children, you are true heroes.  To learn more  http://www.mcleancpn.org/

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February 13, 2014

Inspire Travel Luggage runs a deal with renowned Deal Site Groupon!

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January 22, 2014

Expert traveler Johnny Jet reviews The Traveler for product of the week! Thanks to the team at JohnnyJet.com!

http://www.johnnyjet.com/2014/01/travel-product-of-the-week-the-traveler-bag-from-inspire-travel-luggage/

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January 14, 2014

The amazing family site Macaroni Kid published our feature in their family travel section…I’m a published author! Thanks MK!

http://familytravel.macaronikid.com/article/623835/family-travel-essentials-be-well-prepared-and-well-supplied

 

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December 25, 2013

Inspire Travel Luggage made its holiday debut on these great partner sites.  Happy Holidays to all!

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 December 4, 2013

Inspire Travel Luggage gets reviewed by Macaroni Kid!

http://bloomington-normal.macaronikid.com/article/616901/inspire-travel-luggage-a-macaroni-review

Macaroni Kid is an online publication that serves a loyal following of national and local families.  Macaroni Kid is your online source for details of all the family friendly activities going on in your community.

Thank you to Melissa Alcorn for her amazing review of The Traveler.

Melissa recently traveled and had the chance to use The Traveler and it looks like she LOVED it!

 

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November 30, 2013

Inspire Travel Luggage attended the Small Business Saturday, Local Business Market Event in Bloomington, IL. We were there along with over 25 of the best local small businesses in the Twin-Cities. We thank the local community for their support of such a great event.

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 November 24, 2013

Inspire Travel Luggage launches on Amazon!

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November 22, 2013

Inspire Travel Luggage is honored to donate to The Toys for Tots silent auction event in Bloomington, IL

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November 15,2013

Inspire Travel Luggage Launches on Overstock.com!

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October 15, 2013

Inspire Travel Luggage is excited to donate to the local chapter of the Special Olympics silent auction event in Normal, IL

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September 26, 2013

Inspire Travel Luggage attends the WBDC 27th Annual Entrepreneurial Women’s Conference at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL

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September 25, 2013

The Traveler is reviewed by Wandershopper Sarah Shaw! Sarah is an accomplished traveler and writer for Wanderlust and Lipstick. See what she loved about The Traveler.

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http://wanderlustandlipstick.com/blogs/wandershopper/2013/09/25/inspire-travel-luggage-for-full-size-toiletries/


September 14, 2013

Inspire Travel Luggage was so honored to participate in such an amazing event. We happily made donations along with The Healing Tree Massage (Bloomington, IL) and Hail The Hair King Salon (Bloomington, IL) to the survivor tent to show our support for our fellow sisters!

3rd Annual Komen Bloomington/Normal Race for the Cure®

 

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Thank you to The Healing Tree Massage and Hail the Hair King Salon for adding gift certificates and products and making these the ultimate giveaway!


August 31, 2013

Inspire Travel Luggage helped organize the 1st Local Business Market.  The Local Business market was a great community event that showcased some of the best local small businesses in Bloomington-Normal, IL. The event featured over 25 vendors and businesses in an open market forum.

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Aug 1, 2013

The Traveler Elite was chosen as a new must-have business travel accessory by The Travel Goods Association! It will run in the fall issue of The Travel Goods Showcase out in a few weeks.

http://www.travel-goods.org/travel-goods-showcase/index.asp

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 July 22, 2013

Inspire Travel Luggage launches on indie e-commerce platform Storenvy!

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July 15, 2013

Inspire Travel Luggage successfully launches The Traveler brand on its e-commerce site.

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June 20-21, 2013

Inspire Travel Luggage is excited to attend this years NLDA Summer Luggage Show in beautiful Chicago, Illinois.

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 Feb 28, 2013

Inspire Travel Luggage receives its diverse certification from The WBENC from The WBDC in Chicago.

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