Haverty Furniture Company : Havertys Reports Sales for First Quarter

     Haverty Furniture Company : Havertys Reports Sales for First Quarter

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, April 4, 2013 - HAVERTY FURNITURE COMPANIES, INC. (NYSE: HVT
and HVT.A) today reported sales for the period ended March 31, 2013.

Havertys sales for the first quarter  2013 increased 13.8% to $186.1  million, 
versus $163.6 million for  the first quarter of  2012. On a comparable  store 
basis, sales increased 11.5%. Comparable store sales do not include locations
opened, closed or otherwise non-comparable during the last 12 months.

Total written sales for the first quarter of 2013 increased 10.4% over the
same quarter last year.

          Sales in Millions  Total   Comparable
                  (unaudited)     Sales   Store Sales
                 2013     2012    Change   % Change
First Quarter   $186.1   $163.6   13.8%      11.5%

Clarence H. Smith,  chairman, president and  CEO, said, "We  are pleased  with 
these sales results and  the continuing momentum in  our business. The  11.5% 
growth in first quarter  comp store sales  was on top of  a 5.7% increase  for 
last year's quarter.  Our merchandising and marketing are differentiating  us 
from our competition and we are  optimistic that Havertys will benefit from  a 
continued recovery in the housing market."

Havertys, established in  1885, is  a full-service  home furnishings  retailer 
with 121  showrooms  in 17  states  in  the Southern  and  Midwestern  regions 
providing its customers with a wide selection of quality merchandise in middle
to upper-middle  price ranges.  Additional information  is available  on  the 
Company's website at www.havertys.com.

News releases include  forward-looking statements, which  are subject to  risk 
and  uncertainties.  Factors  that  might  cause  actual  results  to  differ 
materially from future  results expressed or  implied by such  forward-looking 
statements include, but are not  limited to, general economic conditions,  the 
consumer spending  environment  for large  ticket  items, competition  in  the 
retail furniture industry and other  uncertainties detailed from time to  time 
in the Company's report filed with the SEC.

Contact:
Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc., 404-443-2900
Dennis L. Fink
EVP & CFO
Jenny Hill Parker
SVP, Finance, Secretary and Treasurer

Source: Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc.

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