William Montalto to Join Tuesday Morning Board of Directors

William Montalto to Join Tuesday Morning Board of Directors

DALLAS, June 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tuesday Morning Corporation
(Nasdaq:TUES), a leading closeout retailer with 828 stores across the United
States specializing in selling deeply discounted, upscale home furnishings,
housewares, gifts and related items, today announced that William ("Bill")
Montalto, who most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief
Operating Officer of Sterling Jewelers, has been appointed as an independent
member of the Tuesday Morning Board of Directors, effective as of today.

Mr. Montalto, 66, brings more than 40 years of retail experience to the
Tuesday Morning Board. This includes 26 years at Sterling, an operating
subsidiary of Signet Jewelers (NYSE:SIG), and the largest specialty jewelry
retailer in the United States.During his tenure at Sterling, which included
increasingly senior positions culminating in his COO role, the Company grew
from a small, privately-held retailer to more than 1,300 stores and sales of
more than $3.0B.Mr. Montalto's specific contributions included systems
integration, business process development/operations improvement, and numerous
brand equity building initiatives.

"Bill Montalto is a first class executive who has held senior leadership
positions at one of the top performing retailers in America," said Steven R.
Becker, Chairman of the Board. "Bill's operational expertise and extensive
knowledge in all aspects of retailing including information technology, real
estate and marketing will make him a terrific addition to the Tuesday Morning
Board of Directors."

Prior to Sterling, Mr. Montalto served as a retail management consultant for
Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers), where he lead significant
systems planning and development consulting engagements for a variety of major
retailers.Earlier in his career, Mr. Montalto held systems positions with
Saks Fifth Avenue, JCPenney and W.T. Grant.

Among his many contributions to the retail sector, Mr. Montalto previously
served on the Board of the Jewelers Vigilance Committee (Member, 2003-2009;
Chair, 2007-2009).His community involvement includes serving on the Board of
the Court Appointed Special Advocate/Guardian Ad Litem (CASA/GAL) program in
Summit County (OH) – service for which he received the 2009 William P. Kannel
Child Advocate of the Year Award.


Tuesday Morning (Nasdaq:TUES) is a leading closeout retailer of upscale home
accessories, housewares, seasonal goods and famous maker gifts.The Company is
nationally known for providing a fresh selection of brand name, high-quality
merchandise – never seconds or irregulars – at prices well below those of
department and specialty stores, catalogues and online retailers.Based in
Dallas, Texas, the Company opened its first store in 1974 and currently
operates 828 stores in 43 states.For a list of store locations, information,
and to shop the Tuesday Morning experience online, visit

CONTACT: Jennifer Sanders
         Perry Street Communications
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