TUMI Leads Innovation in Travel Lifestyle with the Launch of First Virtual Store
TUMI Leads Innovation in Travel Lifestyle with the Launch of First Virtual Store

This season, TUMI, the leading international travel, lifestyle and performance luxury brand, launched the breakthrough TUMI Virtual Store to debut its Spring 2021 collection and deliver an immersive and enhanced Omnichannel experience to customers all around the Asia Pacific and Middle East region. 

Ushering in a creative new age of digital retail that connects fans with the brand like never before, the TUMI virtual store is a dynamic storytelling medium that inspires customers to embark on a journey through thoughtfully designed interactive touch points and activations. From exploring the Virtual Store’s sophisticated visual presentation of a cutting-edge space to engaging with shareable social photo moments and entertaining mini-games; guests can also discover TUMI products via mesmerizing 360° 3D and AR implementations and shop the Spring 2021 collection’s latest styles.

Further enhancing the overall TUMI O2O (‘Online to Offline’ and ‘Offline to Online’) shopping experience, the Virtual Store is connected to other TUMI shopping channels via its Chat-and-Shop function allowing for seamless customer movement to the point of purchase. Customers exploring the Virtual Store can easily connect with sales associates to ask for advice and questions, and to place orders, or they can do so via the connected local e-commerce websites. Furthermore, those visiting the TUMI physical stores in the region can explore the TUMI digital landscape via in-store kiosks, for an enhanced offline experience.

With the goal of being everywhere where the customer is, the Virtual Store adds another dimension in TUMI’s evolving omnichannel retailing approach conveying both the best of TUMI’s modern design aesthetic and its commitment to innovation. As another pioneering landmark for the brand, the launch of the TUMI Virtual Store also sees TUMI rollout its first- ever Regional Livestream Event, bringing all of the Asia Pacific and Middle East customers together in the digital realm to unveil the Spring 2021 collection.

“The TUMI Virtual Store is an incredible milestone for the brand. For the last few years, we have been pioneering new digital experiences and looking for ways to enhance and elevate the customer journey. Our new Virtual Store is part of this holistic approach to connect with our customers wherever they are and evolve with their changing circumstances and lifestyles. Accelerated digitization and shifting customer habits brought on by the turbulent 2020 have reinforced this direction and shown that we must continue to create exciting, meaningful interactions both in the physical and digital worlds. Through the TUMI Virtual Store and our Regional Livestream Launch Event, we are excited to welcome fans to experience the latest innovation from TUMI as well as our new Spring 2021 collection,” says Adam Hershman, Vice President of TUMI, Asia Pacific and Middle East.

“The past year has shown us the importance of connection and we at TUMI have been exploring and developing new ways for us to connect and engage with our community as a result. This season, we are thrilled to elevate the experience of our Asia Pacific and Middle East fans with the new TUMI Virtual Store and our first-ever regional livestream event. I am personally so honored and excited to be able to introduce the Spring 2021 collection to our audience across the entire region for the first time! I can’t wait to show you how the TUMI DNA lives on in our Spring 2021 launches, share our latest innovation, and highlight how sustainability is playing a big role in this season’s collections and the brand moving forward,” said Victor Sanz, Tumi Creative Director. 

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