Apr 21, 2003 Issue #32

Cover Story

'Supreme' pioneer Lou Massar retires

After 58 years in the decorative fabrics business, Lou Massar is calling it a day. Massar, who has been one of the industry's greatest fans and supporters, wryly said, "There's a limit to endurance. I waited for my boat to come in — but the pier collapsed." As for future plans, he noted with his typical wry humor, "I can't do ballet dancing anymore because of my legs.