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DANBURY, Conn.–Ethan Allen will launch a new affiliate program for independent interior designers this fall.
Called the Ethan Allen Interior Design Affiliate Membership Program, the effort offers qualified independent designers the ability to provide to clients Ethan Allen’s full range of customer services, warranties and support through participating Ethan Allen Design Centers. Members of the program will also receive compensation based on their clients’ purchases. According to Farooq Kathwari, chairman and chief executive officer of the manufacturer and retailer, Ethan Allen’s approximately 2,000 in-house designs and 260 design centers will help qualified independent designers.
In an Ethan Allen statement, Kathwari said building relationships with independent designers is “a key part of our growth strategy.”