Furniture Brands, Per Policy, Does Not Comment On Unusual Market Activity

ST. LOUIS, June 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Furniture Brands International (NYSE:FBN) announced today that the New York Stock Exchange, in accordance with its usual practice, contacted the company in view of unusual market activity in Furniture Brand's common stock. In responding to the NYSE, Furniture Brands stated its company policy is not to comment on unusual market activity.

About Furniture Brands

Furniture Brands International (NYSE:FBN) is a world leader in designing, manufacturing, sourcing and retailing home furnishings. Furniture Brands markets products through a wide range of channels, including company owned Thomasville retail stores and through interior designers, multi-line/independent retailers and mass merchant stores. Furniture Brands serves its customers through some of the best known and most respected brands in the furniture industry, including Thomasville, Broyhill, Lane, Drexel Heritage, Henredon, Pearson, Hickory Chair, Lane Venture, Maitland-Smith and LaBarge. To learn more about the company, visit .
CONTACT: Furniture Brands International, Inc.         1 North Brentwood Blvd.         St. Louis, Missouri 63105         Investor contact         Rick Isaak         VP, Controller, Treasurer and Investor Relations         Furniture Brands         314-862-7117         OR         Farah Soi, ICR, 203-682-8200                  Media contact:         Lisa Hanly         Furniture Brands         314-290-8954

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