As Workplace Security Measures Increase, Clear Handbags and More Fills A Fashion Niche

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Increasing numbers of workplaces are requiring clear bags for employees, including prisons, warehouses, retail stores, and casinos -- but clear bags are hard to find in stores. Clear Handbags and More is the only web site that sells clear fashion handbags and accessories to those required to bring them to work for security reasons.

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I know from experience that it's incredibly hard to find clear bags, let alone fashionable ones, for a job that requires them.

Clear Handbags & More ( this month celebrates its 2-year anniversary as the only web site that sells see-through fashion handbags and accessories to those who need them for work. An increasing number of workplaces are mandating the use of clear bags in their facilities, a policy aimed at reducing employee theft and improving workplace security. To address this need, Clear Handbags & More offers a range of fashionable and functional clear bags to those who are required by their employers to bring a clear bag to work.

Clear Handbags & More was the brainchild of entrepreneur and University of Virginia MBA alum, Laura Rottmann, who used to work in a facility that required employees to carry clear bags. Noticing the lack of clear handbags in stores and online, and seeing an opportunity to fill a need, Rottmann created a small website that linked to the few clear bags she found on

When her small website started climbing in Google search results with increasingly more web traffic, Rottmann saw that she had what could be a viable stand-alone business. After she was laid off in 2009, she turned her necessity into invention, created a full-service website, and expanded the offerings. Clear Handbags & More now carries a full line of clear totes, clear handbags, clear lunch bags, and accessories that come in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes.

“I know from experience that it's incredibly hard to find clear bags, let alone fashionable ones, for a job that requires them,” said Rottmann. “With Clear Handbags & More, I offer my customers a choice of colorful, stylish bags at reasonable prices.”

The increasing number of facilities which require employees to use clear handbags include department stores, retailers, casinos, distribution centers, the pharmaceutical industry, high-tech manufacturing, and correctional institutions. Clear Handbags & More is the only fashion-oriented website dedicated exclusively to this market.

Clear Handbags & More was founded in 2010 by entrepreneur Laura Rottmann and is headquartered in Nashville, TN. Its web site is

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