||Symposium on ASIA-USA Partnership Opportunities (SAUPO)
On April 19, Mr. Kathwari was the keynote speaker at the 2013 Symposium on Asia-USA Partnership Opportunities, the largest Asian Business Conference in the Southern USA. Kennesaw State University organized the symposium as a platform for business leaders, scholars, diplomats, policymakers, and community leaders to share exchanges and views.
More more information on this event, Click here to watch the video.
||Mr. Kathwari on CNBC's Closing Bell
Mr. Kathwari sat down with Bill Griffeth and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera on CNBC's Closing Bell to discuss short-term versus long-term thinking in today's business environment. He talked about how Ethan Allen is staying relevant as well as the company's commitment to U.S. manufacturing and investing in people. Click here to watch the video.
||Mr. Kathwari on CNBC's Mad Money with Jim Cramer
Mr. Kathwari sat down with Jim Cramer on CNBC's Mad Money to discuss consumer confidence, Ethan Allen's commitment to North American manufacturing, the company's growing international business as well as continued environmental efforts. To see the full interview, click here.
Post election, Mr. Kathwari talked with Bloomberg's Tom Keene, Sara Eisen and Scarlet Fu about investing in American Business and the importance of being relevant and thinking long term in today's economy .
Click here to view the interview.
||Farooq Kathwari kicks off Ethan Allen's 80th Year with Ringing of the NYSE Closing Bell
To kick off Ethan Allen's 80th anniversary, Mr. Kathwari was joined by some of the company's top interior designers, executives from the manufacturing and retail divisions, and longstanding independent retailers for the ringing of the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange.
Click here to see the bell ringing.
To celebrate Ethan Allen's 80th anniversary, Farooq Kathwari talks with Bloomberg's Tom Keene and Sara Eisen about US Manufacturing, Ethan Allen's competitive advantage, and the challenges of doing business today. Click here to view the interview.
||Fox Business News
Fox Business News anchor Cheryl Casone interviews Farooq Kathwari on Ethan Allen's 80th Anniversary about market conditions, constant reinvention and the company's business outlook.
Click here to view the interview.
||Fox Business Network's Markets Now
Mr. Kathwari spoke with Fox Business News anchor Tracy Byrne about how Ethan Allen has transformed itself over 80 years, the growth of its business in China, and how the company continues to keep the focus on quality, value and service.
Click here to see the interview on Foxbusiness.com.
||CNBC's Squawk on the Street
Mr. Kathwari appeared on CNBC's Squawk on the Street to discuss the company's recent earnings, consumer confidence, his perspective on the housing recovery, and how Ethan Allen is staying relevant in today's market. Click here to watch the May 3rd interview on CNBC.com
||CNBC's Mad Money with Jim Cramer
Mr. Kathwari sat down with Jim Cramer of Mad Money for an exclusive post earnings interview where they discussed global business and Ethan Allen's long-term growth.
Click here to watch the April 24th interview on CNBC.com
||CNBC's "Street Signs"
Mr. Kathwari spoke with Amanda Drury of CNBC's 'Street Signs" during the KeyBanc Capital Markets Consumer Conference in New York on February 29th. He discussed whether signs of life among home builders could signal a recovery in the home furnishings industry.
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||Bloomberg Television's "Bottom Line"
with Mark Crumpton
On February 28th, Mr. Kathwari was interviewed by Bloomberg Television's "Bottom Line" with Mark Crumpton. Mr. Kathwari discussed the housing markets effect on Ethan Allen, consumer confidence, and the company's plans for expansion.
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||World Affairs Council of Jacksonville
Mr. Kathwari spoke on the future of U.S. manufacturing and discussed how Ethan Allen succeeded in keeping manufacturing in the U.S. at the Global Business Luncheon sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Jacksonville. Click here
||The Stern Opportunity, a New York University Stern School of Business publication
In his most recent interview, Mr. Kathwari discusses leadership principles, manufacturing trends, and the unique opportunities that come with globalizing an American brand. To read “From a Hudson Valley Apple Orchard to Urumqi, China,” Click here for full story
||Talking Trade @ FIT
Mr. Kathwari spoke at the Talking Trade @ FIT guest lecture series about "A Day in the Life of a Chief Executive Officer". Hosted by the International Trade & Marketing Department, Mr. Kathwari spoke to students and faculty on Ethan Allen's strategy, goals and business, and the challenges and opportunities faced when running an international organization.
||Fox Business News Countdown to The Closing Bell
Mr. Kathwari appeared on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange for a live interview with Fox Business Network's Countdown to the Closing Bell . In a day of changing markets, Mr. Kathwari gave Liz Claman an update on Ethan Allen business and his perspective on boosting the economy long-term. View video
Mr. Kathwari was recently interviewed on Bloomberg Enterprise, a new program airing on the Bloomberg television network. Bloomberg Enterprise is a full half hour show that focuses on well-known, mid-sized companies in the United States that are rapidly expanding under the leadership of talented CEOs. Bloomberg Enterprise provides a fast-paced, insider's look at these companies – notable for their leadership, structure, products and growth rates – as they build towards one billion dollars in revenue. View video
In Mr. Kathwari ‘s interview, "Business: Keeping Ethan Allen American", Forbes.com reporter Morgan Brennan spoke with Mr. Kathwari about consumer confidence, technology initiatives and Ethan Allen's domestic manufacturing model. View video
||Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop" with
On October 29th, Mr. Kathwari was interviewed on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop" with Betty Liu. Mr. Kathwari discussed consumer confidence and improving Ethan Allen business in the current environment. View video
||MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan Show
Mr. Kathwari was interviewed on MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan show, where he shared his perspective on the state of the economy and improving the job market. Click here to view the October 1st interview.
||CNBC: Countdown to the President
Leading up to President Obama's televised Town Hall meeting, Mr. Kathwari was interviewed on CNBC's Squawk Box and Squawk on the Street. Mr. Kathwari, one of a trio of CEO's, weighed in on President Obama's economic policies and on doing business in America today. Click here to view the September 20th interviews
||White House Jobs Summits (CSPAN)
On December 3rd, 2009, Kathwari attends White House Jobs Summit, where
CEOs, business owners, and opinion leaders share ideas on growing the
economy and creating more jobs for Americans. President Obama calls on
Kathwari to give his thoughts. Click here to watch
||American Furniture Hall of Fame Induction
Joining 78 Hall of Fame members, Mr. Kathwari was inducted into the
American Furniture Hall of Fame during the High Point Market.
The American Furniture Hall of Fame stated, “Farooq Kathwari has been the driving force behind Ethan Allen, a leading
manufacturer and retailer of high quality home furnishings and interior design services. As President, Chairman and
CEO, his distinguished leadership is further demonstrated through his service to the industry, the community, and the
Click here to read the full press release
||YouTube: Videos of Conversations Mr. Kathwari
While attending meetings recently at Princeton University, Ethan Allen
Chairman and CEO Farooq Kathwari was taped doing some informal discussions
that are now available for viewing on You Tube. click here
||Commencement Speech at Western Connecticut State University
WSCU presented Farooq Kathwari with an honorary doctorate degree in
recognition of his humanitarian efforts to bring peace to areas of
conflict. click here
||CSIS Commission on Smart Power
The CSIS Commission on Smart Power, a high-level commission
tasked with developing a “smarter, more secure America”, hosted
a discussion with Mr. Kathwari to get his leadership insights
on how to build America as a preferred brand.
Click here to view the video
Click here to read his comments.
||Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Task Force
along with his co-chair Lynn Martin, released the findings
of their independent Task Force Report, titled, "Strengthening
America: The Civic and Political Integration of Muslim Americans,
here to read the full report.
||American Committee on Foreign Relations 12th
annual National Conference
Mr. Kathwari was the keynote speaker at the ACFR's 12th
annual national conference held May 10 - 11 in Washington,
DC. Click here to read his comments.
American by Choice Award
Mr. Kathwari was honored with the Outstanding American by Choice Award in a special
ceremony at the U.S. State Department. The Outstanding American by Choice award
recognizes the outstanding achievements of naturalized U.S. citizens through
civic participation, professional achievement, and responsible citizenship. Click
here to read the full story
The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer / Feb. 6
Mr. Kathwari appeared on the show as part of a series of one-on-one
conversations with key leaders about the consequences of globalization.
States Institute of Peace
Mr. Kathwari spoke at a public forum on plans and prospects
for peace in Kashmir
Global Initiative / 2006 Annual Meeting
Mr. Kathwari participated as a panel member in a discussion
moderated by the Honorable Mary Robinson, titled “Mitigating
Religious and Ethnic Conflict: Meeting the Challenge of Coexistence:
Living in Integrated Communities