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2015-10-01

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc.: Ethan Allen Elects Tara Stacom to Board of Directors

DANBURY, CT (October 1, 2015) -- Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. ("Ethan Allen" or
the "Company") (NYSE:ETH) today announced that Tara I. Stacom has been
elected to the Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. The
Company also announced that two of its long-standing directors, Frank Wisner
and Kristin Gamble, are retiring from the Company's Board of Directors
immediately prior to its 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

Ms. Stacom has more than three decades of commercial real estate, finance and
leasing experience. She currently serves as an Executive Vice Chairman of
Cushman&Wakefield, a leading worldwide commercial real estate firm. During
her career, Ms. Stacom has been responsible for executing some of the largest
and most complex leasing, sales and corporate finance transactions, including
most recently serving as exclusive leasing agent for One World Trade Center.
Ms. Stacom serves as a director of the Realty Foundation of New York, and is
a Member of the Real Estate Board of New York serving on its Ethics
Committee.

Farooq Kathwari, the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
commented, "We are very pleased to have Tara Stacom, a leading executive in
the real estate industry, join our Board of Directors. Tara joins a highly
qualified group of independent directors who bring deep industry, marketing,
management, finance and accounting experience to Ethan Allen and who
contribute on both a strategic and operational level. Her significant real
estate industry experience will be a valuable addition to our Board."

Mr. Kathwari continued, "Frank Wisner and Kristin Gamble have been valued
members of the Company's Board who have each made substantial contributions
to the success of the Company. On behalf of the Board, we want to thank them
for their time and their commitment to Ethan Allen."

About Ethan Allen

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE: ETH) is a leading interior design Company
and manufacturer and retailer of quality home furnishings. The Company offers
complimentary interior design service to its clients and sells a full range
of furniture products and decorative accessories through ethanallen.com and a
network of approximately 300 Design Centers in the United States and abroad.
Ethan Allen owns and operates eight manufacturing facilities including five
manufacturing plants and one sawmill in the United States plus one plant each
in Mexico and Honduras. Approximately seventy percent of its products are
made in its North American plants. For more information on Ethan Allen's
products and services, visit ethanallen.com.

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc.
Investor / Media Contact:
Corey Whitely
Executive Vice President, Administration
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
cwhitely@ethanalleninc.com

Cautionary Notes

This press release should also be read in conjunction with the Company's
Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended June 30, 2015 (the "2015 Form
10-K") and other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
This press release and related discussions contain forward-looking statements
made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements include
statements about such matters as: our capital structure; future or targeted
operational and financial performance; liquidity, capital and debt levels;
strategic plans; stock repurchase and dividend plans; possible financing
activities; demand for their products; our position in markets we serve;
regional and global economic and industry market conditions and changes
therein. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current
expectations concerning future events and results of the Company, and are
subject to various assumptions, risks and uncertainties including
specifically, and without limitation, those set forth in Part I, Item 1A
"Risk Factors" of the 2015 Form 10-K. Accordingly, actual future events or
results could differ materially from those contemplated by the
forward-looking statements. The Company assumes no obligation to update or
provide revision to any forward-looking statement at any time for any reason.

The company and its directors and executive officers may be deemed to be
participants in the solicitation of proxies from the company's stockholders
in respect of the 2015 annual meeting. Ethan Allen plans to file with the
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission a definitive proxy statement and an
accompanying proxy card in connection with the 2015 annual meeting (the "2015
proxy materials"). The 2015 proxy materials will contain important
information about the Company, its directors and executive officers, the 2015
annual meeting and related matters. Stockholders are strongly urged to read
the 2015 proxy materials, any amendments and supplements thereto, and the
accompanying proxy card carefully when they are available. Stockholders will
be able to obtain free copies of the 2015 proxy materials and other documents
filed with the SEC by the Company through the web site maintained by the SEC
at www.sec.gov and on the company's web site at
http://www.ethanallen.com/en_us/investor-relations1.html. Information
regarding the identity of potential participants, and their direct or
indirect interests, by security holdings or otherwise, will be set forth in
the 2015 proxy materials.

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This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. via Globenewswire

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