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Cleverly Expandable Suitcases

Shelfpack by Ken McKaba Boasts Built-In Shelving for Organization

— July 7, 2015 — World
One of the biggest pet peeves of travelling is the idea of living out of a suitcase, but that's all about to change thanks to Shelfpack by Ken McKaba, a software engineer and frequent traveler. It is an expandable suitcase that is equipped with its own built-in shelving. This helps people to keep organized as soon as they set up base at their destination.

Although large and heavy compared to more typical luggage, Shelfpack by Ken McKaba has tradeoffs many people will appreciate. It even won the Travel Goods Association's Buzz Award for Best New Product of the Year at the 2015 Travel Goods Show for its ingenuity. After all, it helps solve a problem of efficiency in a simple way. All it needs now is some refinement.
Trend Themes
1. Expandable Suitcases - The trend of expandable suitcases offers potential for disruptive innovation in the luggage industry by providing travelers with more storage options and better organization.
2. Built-in Shelving - The trend of built-in shelving in suitcases presents opportunities for disruptive innovation by allowing travelers to easily organize and access their belongings while on the go.
3. Efficiency in Travel - The trend of enhancing travel efficiency through innovative luggage designs creates opportunities for disruptive innovation in the travel industry by improving the overall travel experience for customers.
Industry Implications
1. Luggage - The luggage industry can explore disruptive innovation by incorporating expandable features and built-in shelving into their product offerings, catering to the needs of travelers who value organization and efficiency.
2. Travel Accessories - The travel accessories industry can capitalize on the trend of expandable suitcases and built-in shelving by developing innovative storage solutions and organizing aids that complement these suitcase features.
3. E-commerce - The e-commerce industry can leverage the trend of efficient travel by providing specialized online platforms for travelers to easily access and purchase innovative luggage products like expandable suitcases with built-in shelving.
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