Tandy Leather Factory Announces Opening of Leathercraft Store in Manchester, UK

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tandy Leather Factory, Inc. (NASDAQ:TLF) today announced that it is opening a new store in Manchester, UK. The store will operate under the name Tandy Leather Factory serving both wholesale customers as well as the general public and will officially open for business on October 30, 2015.

Store Address:Tandy Leather Factory
Lime Square, Unit 20
Ashton Old Road
Openshaw M11 1DA
Telephone 01601 3710158
Store hours:Monday through Friday9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Jon Thompson, CEO and President, commented, “We are excited about the potential of this store as it allows us better opportunity to expand our customer base in the northern part of the UK by having a physical presence in the area. Our Northampton store, now seven years old, will focus its efforts on the southern part of England. We are confident that the UK can easily support the two stores with additional room for expansion as the customer base grows.”

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 28 Leather Factory stores, located in 19 states and 3 Canadian provinces, 82 Tandy Leather retail stores, located in 36 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.

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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