Ethan Allen to Power Global Commerce Expansion with Demandware

  Ethan Allen to Power Global Commerce Expansion with Demandware

 Iconic furniture retailer will use Demandware’s global commerce capabilities
              to grow online presence in U.S., Canada and Europe

Business Wire

BURLINGTON, Mass. -- December 05, 2012

Demandware®, Inc. (NYSE: DWRE), a leader in on-demand ecommerce, today
announced that Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE: ETH), a leading interior
design company and manufacturer and retailer of quality home furnishings, will
leverage the Demandware Commerce platform as the digital foundation of its
global expansion strategy. Ethan Allen recently launched its first site on the
Demandware platform in Canada to coincide with the grand opening of its first
Design Center in Montreal. Ethan Allen plans to re-launch its U.S. ecommerce
site with Demandware in 2013 in addition to site launches in other countries
including Europe to support its new design center in Brussels.

Ethan Allen to Power Global Commerce Expansion with Demandware (Graphic:
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Ethan Allen to Power Global Commerce Expansion with Demandware (Graphic:
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“We are focused on growing our global business by generating awareness for our
brand including where we do not yet have brick and mortar locations. Our
expanded online presence, powered by Demandware, will help us reach more
customers to raise awareness of the Ethan Allen brand, while also driving
traffic into our international Design Centers,” said Farooq Kathwari, Chairman
and CEO of Ethan Allen. “With Demandware, we can roll out sites quickly across
the globe and deliver the high level of customer service for which Ethan Allen
is known.”

Beyond the extensive capabilities that enable global operations on a single
instance, the new Ethan Allen sites will incorporate a number of features to
enhance the shopping experience. Each country specific site will also provide
local currency pricing and offer multiple language options for the customer.

“Demandware is excited to have a company such as Ethan Allen using the
Demandware platform. With our platform, companies have the capabilities
necessary to move into new markets fast, without sacrificing the integrity and
quality of their brand experience,” said Tom Ebling, CEO of Demandware.

About Ethan Allen

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. is a leading interior design company and
manufacturer and retailer of quality home furnishings. The Company offers free
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 six manufacturing
facilities in the United States plus a plant in Mexico and one in 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.

About Demandware

Demandware (NYSE: DWRE) is a leading provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS)
ecommerce solutions that enable companies to easily design, implement and
manage their own customized ecommerce sites, including websites, mobile
applications and other digital storefronts. Customers use our highly scalable
and integrated Demandware Commerce platform to more easily launch and manage
multiple ecommerce sites, initiate marketing campaigns more quickly, and
improve ecommerce traffic. For more information about Demandware, visit
www.demandware.com, call 1-888-553-9216 or email info@demandware.com.

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