Corporate Background Company Background For over 22 years, Targus, Inc. has been recognized as the world’s best-selling notebook carrying case and mobile accessories brand. Our goal is to provide our customers with unrivaled quality, superior service and access to the Targus brand in a growing number of countries around the world. Distribution Our relationships with our private-label computer partners are especially important to Targus. We take pride in our long-standing partnerships with companies like HP, Lenovo, Toshiba and Dell. Targus distribution channels and customers include: Fortune 500 corporations Government and educational institutions Major retailers and consumers The world's top ten notebook computer manufacturers Product Offerings Targus prides itself on delivering a full complement of mobile accessories and cases designed to enhance your mobile life while working, traveling and playing. Targus Cases Targus Accessories Classic Power Rolling Security Backpacks Mice/Pointers Women’s Cases Keyboards/Keypads Top-Loading Cables & Hubs Messenger Drives/Storage Slip Cases Workspace Enhancement iPod® Digital Entertainment (MP3) Ultimate Protection The SafePORT® Air Cushion System How SafePORT works: The System combines vented air cushioning and high- density foam padding in a single chamber. Padded shock reducing PVC panels, covered with soft Nyflex material lines the notebook compartment, providing additional cushioning from side impacts. These specially engineered polyurethane pillows “float” the notebook inside the case. The four cushions, 2 for side impact protection and 2 for vertical impacts, are adjustable. Two self-closing straps are placed across the top of the notebook to minimize movement. If the case is dropped the pillows absorb shock and slowly force air out of the vents on impact. The pillows then return to their full protective strength. Ultimate Protection What is the Dome Protection System™? The Dome Protection System (DPS) is the first sidewall impact notebook protection technology developed to help prevent scratches caused by a screen being forced into the keypad – a common problem caused during travel. If dropped, weight is dispersed to the outside edges where the notebook is significantly stronger. The System is a series of layered, shock- absorbing circles which are inserted into the walls of a The result is less pressure notebook case. on the most vulnerable area, the center of the screen and greater overall protection right where it’s needed most. Coupling DPS with SafePORT means ultimate notebook protection! The Targus Answer Four Corporate Case Lines - 14 Collective Products Top-Loading – 3 models offer protection and functionality Good Target audience: new laptop owners; sporadic travel; price sensitive Better Corporate Traveler – 4 models ideal for comfort, protection & convenience Target audience: on-to-go professionals; value conscious Best PORT – 3 models designed for form, fit and function Target audience: frequent travellers; rely on their mobile office; aesthetics Best Global Executive - 4 models offer innovative features and protection Target audience: advanced notebook users; like necessities and luxuries; fairly price insensitive Top-Loading Great For First-time Laptop Owners Good Top-loading design for Targus TL Standard notebooks with up to 15” Notebook Case screens TTL300 - $59.99 Constructed with our patented SafePORT® Air Targus TL Deluxe Cushion System for ultimate Notebook Case notebook protection TTL400 - $79.99 Includes dual-file folder Zip-down workstation storage area includes pockets for PDA, media, business cards, pens and pencils Targus TL Universal Notebook Case Front stash pocket, trolley TTL500- $99.99 strap and shock-absorbing Includes a section for a projector EqualizerStrap™ or additional notebook Lightweight design in rugged ballistic nylon Corporate Traveler Perfect For Professionals On-The-Go Better 14” Targus Ultra Lite Corporate Top-loading design for Traveler with Air Protection notebooks with up to 15” CUCT01UA - $69.99 screens 15.4” Targus Corporate Traveler Constructed with our Notebook Case patented SafePORT® Air Cushion System for ultimate CUCT01 - $79.99 notebook protection Includes 3 section expandable file storage, removable portfolio and a Targus luggage tag Spacious storage & EqualizerStrap™ 15” Targus Corporate Traveler w/Air Protection Side mobile phone pocket CUCT01A - $89.99 Includes removable slip case and pockets for your PDA, media, business cards and pen/pencils 15” Targus Leather Corporate Traveler with Air Protection CUCT014AL - $99.99 1680D ballistic nylon PORT Quality Construction and Comfort Best Top-loading design for notebooks with up to 15” 15” Notebook Backpack screens PR600- $79.99 Constructed with our Includes detachable mobile phone pocket patented SafePORT® Air Cushion System for ultimate notebook protection Well-planned workstation 15” Commuter Case neatly packages, retractable PR300 - $99.99 blue light, trolley strap, hideaway water bottle holder and CD/DVD sleeves EqualizerStrap™ and 15” EasyRoller removable accessory pouch PR300 - $149.99 Shock absorbing feet, water-resistant bottom ballistic 2520D and 840D nylon Global Executive Ultimate Protection and Functionality Best Top-loading design for Targus Global Executive notebooks with up to 15.4” Backpack screens TEB001US - $89.99 Constructed with our Dome Protection System™ and Targus Global Executive Case SafePORT® Air Cushion TET004US - $99.99 System for ultimate notebook protection Targus Global Executive Deluxe Case Feature packed - deluxe workstation w/removable TET005US- $109.99 Includes dual-file folder storage CD/DVD sleeve, retractable and separate file compartment blue light, mobile phone pouch, retractable Targus Global Executive ticket/passport holder, Universal Case water bottle pouch and TET006US - $129.99 more Includes a projector or additional notebook section Rugged 2050D ballistic with 840D nylon accents Our Guarantee At Targus, we craft cases that will endure the demands of our customers’ schedule without losing their stylish appearance. That’s why we take pride in our Lifetime Guarantee for all of our cases. We hold true to the guarantee that our cases will stand up to your mobile lifestyle no matter what the day brings. Mobile Accessory Categories Workspace Enhancement Security Input Power Connectivity Storage Value Proposition-Workspace 2002 study shows notebook stands improve overall performance and comfort: 17% increase in productivity 21% increase in comfort 32% decrease in neck stress 2002 Study by Umea University, Sweden Notebook Cooling products improve laptop performance CPUs will have higher performance when notebook runs cooler Heat from notebooks may harm male reproductive health, according to a study by State University of New York, Stony Brook Highlighted Products-Workspace Targus D-Pro and M-Pro Common Features Ergonomic stands that incorporate in-line document holder, designed by an award winning ergonomic design company, BakkerElkhuizen Productivity increases by 17%, comfort increases by 21% with in-line document holder, and neck stress decreases by 32% Targus D-Pro Desktop Notebook Stand AWE0501US Feature: Ergonomic design allows notebook to be used as a desktop computer replacement Benefits: Improves user comfort and ergonomics, positions notebook display in proper position, built in document holder positions work documents properly, takes up smaller foot print on the desktop Targus M-Pro Mobile Notebook Stand AWE04US Feature: Portable design allows mobile users to position their notebooks in proper ergonomic position when on the road or perfect for remote office locations (telecommuting) Benefit: Improves user comfort and ergonomics, positions notebook display in proper position, built in document holder positions documents properly, lightweight, portable design allows for use anywhere Value Proposition-Security 97% of stolen computers are never recovered-FBI Total loss of stolen notebook = $6,285 According to Gartner Group, when the cost of lost productivity, replacement of lost data, software, and hardware costs are considered-- this does not include the value of information More than 600,000 PCs stolen in 2003 Source: Safeware The Insurance Agency 2004 Theft ranks as the #2 cause for overall PC loss Source: Safeware The Insurance Agency 2003 Highlighted Products-Security Video Port Locks PA492U/PA496U Metal-to-metal locking strength 2 screws, improved material, for higher breaking point Single die-cast connector for added strength By-pass cable ensures video output Much stronger than lock slot—notebooks vary on strength of slot Serialized Locks—PA410S, PA492S-1 Instant online web access for IT manager to retrieve combination Immediate solution for user at remote location—no need to Fed-Ex keys No keys left in lock No worries about lost or stolen keys Database of combinations not required—able to lookup on web Value Proposition-Input All Targus rechargeable mice are more productive Even while using the mouse, batteries can be charged -- no more dead batteries, no charge cradle required Targus high technology Laser mice are priced for the mainstream market Highlighted Products-Input Notebook Laser Mice: AMU18US/AMW15US 20X more sensitive than typical optical Improved use on shiny surfaces Recharge batteries while using mouse Family look with AMW05US & AMU02US Desktop Laser Mice: AMU14US/AMW14US 20X more sensitive, rechargeable batteries 8 dedicated hot key buttons for increased productivity Ergonomic shape and comfortable feel for extended use Featured and priced for the mainstream market Value Proposition- Power Targus notebook power adapters are compatible with greater than 90% of notebooks (Compaq, Dell, Gateway, HP, IBM, Sony, Toshiba, and others) Targus’ APA10US is the 2nd best selling power adapter after IBM (NPD data) Targus’ PAPWR005U is the #1 selling 90W inverter (NPD data) Less expensive alternative than branded OEM Fixed voltage adapters priced at $59.99 Scalable Power adapter comes with various tips compatible with many notebooks Compatible with low power products Dual charging feature of various digital devices through PPS port Value Proposition - USB Hubs Top tier vendor in hubs Sleek designs for true portability Smallest 4-port hub in market place (ACH63US, ACH74US) One of the best selling overall hub in industry (PA055U) Widest product selection 7 and 4-port hubs Hi-Speed USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 USB powered or AC adapter powered Desktop or mobile Plug and Play Backward compatible with older USB technology Targus Docking Stations Market leader next to OEM branded (IBM, Toshiba, Sony) More than double units compared to Dell, Compaq, Gateway, Fujitsu, Kensington, Belkin, and others Low cost alternative to OEM branded 40%-70% less depending on model and features Provides up to 95% of port replicator functionality Universal solution Not restricted to specific platform, USB port connection The ACP50US “A first for USB connection Port Replicators” according to PC Magazine (July 2005) Targus Optical Drives Lightweight, ideal for mobile professional Targus unique features Easy hot pluggable – no need to reboot computer Powered by USB ports – no need for AC adapter USB pass through connector Available in latest technologies CD-ROM, DVD read/write, CD-RW Slim designs for ease of portability CD-RW and DVD write software included Plug & Play Targus is dedicated to supporting its valued Channel Partners by providing the best and most complete mix of mobile cases and accessories. What is the new PartnerVantage Program from Targus? This new program is designed to give our reseller partners essentials tools, product information and incentive programs designed at growing your business and increasing your profit margins. PartnerVantage™ Program Features: Priority Partner Support and 800 number Dedicated Partner Web site Sales and marketing support and training materials Sales incentive programs Government and Education Incentives Customer Service and Technical Support Key account samples and demo program Partner e-newsletter Bid desk assistance Our PartnerVantage™ Support Program offers specific programs and tools to help differentiate your business and build higher levels of customer satisfaction, expertise and profitability. Program Benefits: Priority Partner Support and 800 number - Targus offers a priority support number dedicated exclusively for program members because we know your time is valuable and supporting your customer’s needs is crucial to your business. Dedicated Partner Website - As a member you have access to a password protected site that will make your job easier. The latest, most up to date information is just a click away. Through our special e-newsletter, find out all about the latest promotions, product announcements, sales and marketing support, news and events and much more! Sales and marketing support and training materials - As part of the Targus Partner program, you have access on the partner site to sales and marketing tools such as promotions, product information, product comparisons, literature, newsletter, logo program, case and tip configurator, all designed to maximize your business. Other Benefits Include… Sales incentive programs - Promotions and specials will be featured every month. Such as product bundles, a value designed to suit the needs of your customer. Government and Education Incentives - Receive a discount of 3-5% for government and education sales through Distribution. Customer Service and Technical Support - The Targus sales and support team is ready to answer your questions and technical issues through our dedicated 800 number Key account samples and demo program - A new enhancement to our partner program will be a product demo program. More details will follow when the plan is implemented. The plan is to allow our program members to get key samples to show your prospective customers first hand. Bid desk assistance/pre/post sales support - Targus bid/special opportunity team is on hand to work with you on bids to help generate new opportunities with your strategic accounts. Please call 1-866-788-7488 for more information or special bid requests. Contact PartnerVantage: For further details about the Targus PartnerVantage™ Program, please visit the PartnerVantage Website at www.partnervantage.com, contact our Inside Sales Team at: 1-866- 788-7488 or email us at email@example.com. Targus strives to provide better partner communications and welcomes any suggestions for improvements. Please let us know your thoughts and contact us at any time.
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