New business Q&A-Pleasers

September 23, 2002

Owners: Laura Johnson.

Address: 20 E. Washington St., Hagerstown.

Opening date: Oct. 7, 2001.

Products and services: Lingerie, clubwear, exotic dance wear.

Market area: Tri-state and mail order.

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "My fiance, Michael E. Keller, motivated me to open a retail store to show the public my creative skills of designing exotic clothing. I design much of my exotic clothing and also purchase from national designers."

Previous business experience: Ten years of designing and making exotic clothing.

Number of employees: Self.

Store hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Telephone: 301-766-9650.

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