Kathwari won't let Ethan Allen rest on laurels

Slaughter, Powell
October 2002
Furniture/Today;10/14/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p138
Trade Publication
Focuses on the business strategy of Farooq Kathwari, chairman and chief executive officer of Ethan Allen Inc. in Danbury, Connecticut. Improvement of productivity through direct-mail and television advertising; Concept of reinvention; Importance of decision-making process.


Related Articles

  • Ethan Allen plans $15M expansion in Mexico.  // Furniture/Today;10/5/2015, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p6 

    The article reports that Ethan Allen Interiors is increasing its manufacturing operation in Mexico through the construction of its facility plant in Mexico and presents views of Farooq Kathwari, chairman at Ethan Allen.

  • Ethan Allen Romances Soft Side in NYC. Sloan, Carole // Home Textiles Today;7/7/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 17, p1 

    The article presents information on a prototype Design Center launched by Ethan Allen Inc. in New York City. The design center covers an area of 30,000 square foot and represents the newest reproducible format for the future. Farooq Kathwari, chairman and CEO of the retailer, said that they are...

  • Ethan Allen adds design centers in N.C., Dubai.  // Furniture/Today;9/14/2009, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p122 

    The article reports on the move of Ethan Allen Inc. to open a new design center showroom in Raleigh, North Carolina and Dubai. It mentions that the firm which is a manufacturer of upscale furnishings aims to continue their effort in finding new locations that with wide market opportunities....

  • Kathwari learns leadership lessons from mountaineering. Slaughter, Powell // Furniture/Today;11/06/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p28 

    Focuses on the leadership of Farooq Kathwari, chief executive officer of Ethan Allen Inc. Mountaineering experience of Kathwari.

  • The Dream Team. Langsam, Janet // Westchester County Business Journal;8/31/2015, Vol. 51 Issue 35, pA2 

    The author talks about the ideal team of art gallery ArtsWestchester and Farooq Kathwari, board member at ArtsWestchester and chair and chief executive officer (CEO) of Ethan Allen Interiors, as the gallery celebrates its 50 years in existence while Farooq celebrates his 50 years with Ethan Allen.

  • Ethan Allen chief to receive Roosevelt medal.  // Fairfield County Business Journal;6/27/2005, Vol. 44 Issue 26, p24 

    Reports that Farooq Kathwari, chairman, president and CEO of Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. is the recipient of the 2005 Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Medal in Danbury, Connecticut. Recognition of the award to outstanding individuals whose work reflects Eleanor Roosevelt's humanitarian values, vision...

  • Ethan Allen AFMA prepare for reinvention. Engel, Clint // Furniture/Today;2/18/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 24, p4 

    Focuses on plans of Connecticut Danbury-based manufacturer and retailer of furniture Ethan Allen Inc. and American Furniture Manufacturers Association (AFMA), to reinvent themselves in an effort to stay in front of changing needs for their customers. Statement of the Ethan Allen chairman and...

  • GALA HONOREE FAROOQ KATHWARI.  // Westchester County Business Journal;11/3/2008, Vol. 47 Issue 44, pA3 

    The article announces that the chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. Farooq Kathwari will be the honoree at the Westchester Arts Council's Annual Gala on November 22, 2008 at the Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown, New York. It is noted that the honor was given to...

  • Ethan Allen builds on change. Soule, Alexander // Fairfield County Business Journal;2/16/2009, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p3 

    The article features the developments at retailer Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. to focus sales from hotels and volume buyers in Danbury, Connecticut. Farooq Kathwari, Chief Executive Officer, tries to abandon the concept of traditional furniture stores to favor consultative design centers....


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics