Timbuk2 Appoints New European Distributor


SAN FRANCISCO (January 20, 2015) -Timbuk2, the industry leading, original San Francisco gear company for the urban adventurer near and far, today announces the appointment of a new distributor, Timbuk2 Europe BV. Working together with existing distributors in Switzerland, Benelux and the Nordics, Timbuk2 Europe BV will cover sales in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany and Austria.

The team at Timbuk2 Europe BV has broad experience in fashion lifestyle and outdoor categories through long-term partnerships with Timberland and Eastpak, among others. They are currently presenting Timbuk2’s Spring 2015 and Fall 2015 collections to like-minded partner retailers across Northern Europe and the United Kingdom.

“We chose to partner with Timbuk2 Europe BV because they not only share our passion for the brand, but also are experienced professionals at the crux of outdoor and trend lifestyle,” stated Timbuk2 International Sales Director Nicole Chabot. “Timbuk2 is an original in what many are now calling the “Urban Outdoor” movement. Our bags have been worn on the backs of active consumers in cities worldwide for many years. Our invigorated alliance across the ocean will enable us to continue to build a global lifestyle brand and provide the same consumer experience on the ground in Europe as we have in U.S. over the past 25 years.”

"We are very proud to be part of the worldwide Timbuk2 family. Their business philosophy and values align with ours in every aspect. They are a very responsive and responsible company. We look forward to introducing this brand to our market," said Ton Van Lier, Timbuk2 Europe's Managing Director. "Timbuk2 is a brand full of heritage and emotions that brings the San Francisco lifestyle right to our customers’ doorstep."

To place an order in Europe or for more information about the brand please contact Timbuk2 Europe BV at info@timbuk2europe.nl. 

Timbuk2 is offered worldwide including in Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Switzerland, Germany, UK, Ireland, Austria, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Canada, and the United States.

For more information about Timbuk2, please visit www.timbuk2.com.

About Timbuk2

Timbuk2 is a San Francisco original, founded 26 years ago by bike messenger Rob Honeycutt in a garage in the city’s Mission District. Since its inception in 1989, Timbuk2 has designed quality bags, packs and accessories built to last a lifetime, evolving from the original bike messenger company to a pioneer of made-in-America customization and an industry leader in forward-thinking, sustainable manufacturing. The relentless drive to inspire urban mobility, enable individuality and promote responsibility has propelled Timbuk2 forward as it continues fusing passion and style to create durable, functional products informed by the company’s longstanding cycling roots and today’s vibrant city landscape. Timbuk2 products are sold at its retail stores in San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, Chicago, Venice Beach, Toronto, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, specialty retailers, and online at www.Timbuk2.com.