Optimus Luggage

Premium luggage at revolutionary prices

We invested in premium materials that truly matter. High-quality doesn’t have to mean high-cost. By taking a direct-to-consumer approach, we’re able to give you a designer-level product for half the price. All orders come with a 100-day guarantee.
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Think I saw this recently on @saradietschy vlog, looks pretty cool
Hello fellow product-loving friends, Thank you for stopping by to have a look at Optimus Luggage. I’m Helen on the team of Optimus and I would like to give you a quick overview of Optimus Luggage. So first thing first, why'd we do it? Our why is simple. We’re tired of watching travelers get duped into thinking they need to spend $200+ for a quality piece of luggage. We promise to uphold the same standards in style, function and durability backers expect from their suitcase. We are a small team of industry veterans working directly with the best factories in the world, using the best materials to bring you high-quality luggage at a price you won’t believe. Our direct-to-consumer model allows us to keep costs down and pass the savings directly onto you, where it belongs. Seriously. Check, check, check... • Scratch-Resistant Polycarbonate Shell • Built-In Expansion System • TSA-Approved Lock • 360-Degree Hinomoto Wheels • Adjustable Handle System • Interior Organizational Pockets • Waterproof Laundry Bag • Self-Correcting Zippers • USB Port • Corner Protectors *TRUST | All orders come with a 100-day guarantee. Backers try it for 100 days and if you love it, great – it has a 10-year warranty. If you don’t, we’ll give a full refund and cover the return shipping costs back to us I would urge you to take a look at our Kickstarter page where include lot more details and feel free to leave us your comments! We have built Optimus Luggage with a lot of passion and would love to listen to your feedback on it. Cheers, Helen Yuan
Who do you see as the first adopter here? Personally I love the pitch I'm just hesitant about your claims of the designer-level product since I haven't heard of the brand
Hello @christopher_lee4 Thank you for your question! Although our brand may be new to the industry, our team most certainly is not. For decades, we’ve been intimately involved in every phase of the luggage production cycle, from manufacturing to importing to final delivery to customers. We know firsthand that luggage prices, even for the most affordable brands, are still inflated due to middlemen markups. Although other companies have also claimed to take the direct-to-consumer approach, we knew we could do better. That’s what led us to create Optimus – an unshakeable commitment to finally bring travelers premium luggage at revolutionary prices.
@helen_yuan I'd definitely include that in your marketing. I think it's a strong sell to show off the team's expertise. By the way seeing as you just launched I have a market research service where for $12 you can ask 100 people a question then follow-up based on how they answered and even interview them! https://scoops.io/ You could ask e.g. "If you were offered designer-level luggages for half the price, would you buy them?" You'd probably learn about other concerns they have or even glean marketing insights based on what language they use. Anyway If you want to give it a shot feel free to sign up and let me know which email you used over Intercom and I'll pass you $12 in free credits. Best of luck otherwise!