Samsonite Makes Its Case for a $5 Billion Future in Asia

It's only suitable that Indian-bred Ramesh Tainwala now heads the venerable luggage company Samsonite International (SMSEY) . For while the company got its start in the United States more than a century ago, it now has a Hong Kong headquarters and a very Asian future.

American entrepreneur Jesse Shwayder founded the company in 1910 in Denver, at first specializing in travel trunks. The company began calling its luggage "Samsonite" in 1941 to reflect the strength of the biblical Samson....1383 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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