Tandy Leather Factory Announces Opening of New Retail Store in Philadelphia, PA

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tandy Leather Factory, Inc. (NASDAQ:TLF) today announced that it is opening a new retail store in Philadelphia, PA. The store will operate under the name Tandy Leather and will officially open for business on October 17, 2016.

Store Address: Tandy Leather  
  11000 Roosevelt Blvd #300  
  Philadelphia, PA  19116  
  Telephone 215-543-3509  
Store hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
  Saturday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Shannon Greene, Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We have been studying the Philadelphia market for some time and are pleased to be establishing a local presence there.  This is the first of several new stores expected to open in the fourth quarter, despite the current challenges throughout the retail sector.  The new stores are not expected to be significant contributors to our top line in 2016, but should be noticeable in 2017 and beyond.” 

Tandy Leather Factory, Inc., (http://www.tandyleather.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 27 Leather Factory stores, located in 18 states and 3 Canadian provinces, 82 Tandy Leather retail stores, located in 36 states and 6 Canadian provinces, and four 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.

CONTACT: 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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