Kerusso Releases Newest Gift Line
Kerusso, the Berryville company that produces Christian-themed apparel, jewelry, toys, gifts and accessories, announced the release of its 2010 summer gift line on June 25.
Vic Kennett, company CEO and president, said the line now includes canvas totes, new T-shirt designs for adults and kids, dynamo LED flashlights, compact brushes, new button designs, matchbox car sets and collectible “Praise Ponies”-each item displaying Gospel-based messages and graphics.
Kennett said that each season, the company aims to top previous seasons’ product lines.
“We’re doing a little better than last year,” Kennett said. “We’re up 4 percent in revenue.”
Kerusso employs more than 100 people and has been ranked in Inc. magazine’s list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies for three consecutive years.
More than 7,000 retailers in 50 countries carry its apparel. Its Light House merchandising system is available at more than 2,000 stores. Local retailers include Christian Book Outlet, Family Christian Stores, Lifeway Christian Stores and Skia Inc. in Bentonville.