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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 18, 2020




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25 Lake Avenue Ext., Danbury, Connecticut


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Item 7.01

Regulation FD Disclosure


Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (the “Company”) announced that its company-owned retail design centers in North America have been temporarily closed or are open by appointment only, effective March 19, 2020 through March 27, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 health crisis. The Company will continue to pay its affected associates during this period and will continue to serve its customers. For the well-being of its associates, the Company has also provided them the ability to work from home during this national health crisis. 


Customers can schedule in-person appointments with the Company’s design consultants and interact virtually with them through Live Chat online at www.ethanallen.com. Design consultants will work remotely utilizing technology, including the Ethan Allen inHome augmented reality app, the 3-D room planning tool, Skype and FaceTime. 


The information furnished in this Item 7.01 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and shall not be deemed to be “incorporated by reference” into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as may be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.





Date: March 19, 2020


/s/ Corey Whitely


Corey Whitely

Executive Vice President, Administration

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer