Photo Release — Tandy Leather Factory Announces the Opening of Its Flagship Store

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tandy Leather Factory, Inc. (TLF) is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new flagship store at its corporate headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas. As part of its on-going expansion and growth strategy, the company’s new store, located at 1900 SE Loop 820, will be the largest in its store chain at 22,000 square feet. Grand opening festivities will be held on June 7-8, 2013.

A photo accompanying this release is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=19117

Jon Thompson, CEO and President, commented, “We are very proud of this new store with its unique layout and sophisticated technology. It houses a state-of-the-art classroom where we can host leathercraft classes and demonstrations by the industry’s greatest artists. The 15,000 square foot showroom gives us the ability to display the leather and accessories in a visually-appealing manner that we believe our customers will thoroughly enjoy. The feedback so far has exceeded our expectations.”

Tandy Leather Factory, Inc., (http://www.tandyleatherfactory.com), headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is a specialty retailer and wholesale distributor of a broad product line including leather, leatherworking tools, buckles and adornments for belts, leather dyes and finishes, saddle and tack hardware, and do-it-yourself kits. The Company distributes its products through its 29 Leather Factory stores, located in 19 states and 3 Canadian provinces, 78 Tandy Leather retail stores, located in 37 states and 6 Canadian provinces, and three combination wholesale/retail stores located in the United Kingdom, Australia and Spain. Its common stock trades on the Nasdaq with the symbol “TLF”. To be included on Tandy Leather Factory’s email distribution list, go to http://www.b2i.us/irpass.asp?BzID=1625&to=ea&s=0.

This news release may contain statements regarding future events, occurrences, circumstances, activities, performance, outcomes and results that are considered “forward-looking statements” as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results and events may differ from those projected as a result of certain risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to: changes in general economic conditions, negative trends in general consumer-spending levels, failure to realize the anticipated benefits of opening retail stores; availability of hides and leathers and resultant price fluctuations; change in customer preferences for our product, and other factors disclosed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date hereof, and except as required by law, we do not intend to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

The photo is also available via AP PhotoExpress.

Contact:
Shannon L. Greene, Tandy Leather Factory, Inc.
(817) 872-3200 or sgreene@tandyleather.com
Mark Gilbert, Magellan Fin, LLC
(317) 867-2839 or MGilbert@MagellanFin.com

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