BABY BONNET MAKER SUSU & JOHN TO DEBUT SPRING 2010 COLLECTION AT LARRY LUCAS SHOWROOM AT AMERICASMART OCT. 15-19
ATLANTA—SEPTEMBER 20, 2009—Six-month-
The company, which is co-based in Beaufort, S.C., makes classic, wearable, monogrammable bucket hats and baby bonnets based on a unique, generations-
Primary products are the Beaufort Button Bonnet™ and the Beaufort Button Bucket™ hat. Sassy Susu™ is the name of the designer collection, which breaks out for spring with a beautiful zebra-striped bonnet with a rosey-pink lining.
Larry Lucas is a veteran presence in the children’s retail and gift industry with a permanent showroom spanning 8,000 square feet and open daily, and a second showroom in Dallas. Fourteen traveling sales reps cover his Southeastern territory in 13 states. Other lines Larry Lucas represents include Stephen Joseph, Trumpette, Little Missmatched, International Playthings and Elegant Baby.
"We feel very fortunate to have been able to sign with a manufacturer's representative of the caliber of Larry Lucas," said Mary Patrick, who owns the company with her daughter, Janie Brooks McQueen of Roswell. "We love making bonnets and look forward to being able to get them out even more."
All products are now available through Larry Lucas at 1-800-334-6834 and www.larrylucasinc.com. More information about Susu & John can be found on their official website at www.susuandjohn.com.
McQueen stresses there will be a constant corporate presence to answer individual questions and field media inquiries. “We definitely don’t want to lose touch with our customer base, and we will always welcome questions, comments and ideas,” she said. “That’s what prompted us to expand with a manufacturer’
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About Susu & John: Susu & John is a family company based in metro Atlanta and Beaufort, S.C. and specializing in a unique baby bonnet made from a generations-