St. Louis – Furniture Brands International (NYSE: FBN) today announced that its common stock will begin trading on the OTCQB Marketplace (“OTCQB”) under the ticker symbol “FBNI” commencing August 28, 2013. Investors will be able to view Real Time Level II stock quotes for “FBNI” at http://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/FBNI/quote. The move to the OTCQB does not change the company’s SEC reporting obligations under applicable securities laws. Accordingly, the company will continue to file proxy statements, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Annual Reports on Form 10-K, Current Reports on Form 8-K and other required documents with the SEC.

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About Furniture Brands

Furniture Brands International is a world leader in designing, manufacturing, sourcing and retailing home furnishings. Furniture Brands markets products through a wide range of channels, including company owned Thomasville retail stores and through interior designers, multi-line/independent retailers and mass merchant stores. Furniture Brands serves its customers through some of the best known and most respected brands in the furniture industry, including Thomasville, Broyhill, Lane, Drexel Heritage, Henredon, Pearson, Hickory Chair, Lane Venture, Maitland-Smith and LaBarge. To learn more about the company, visit www.furniturebrands.com.

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