Haverty Furniture Company : Havertys Reports Sales for Second Quarter

    Haverty Furniture Company : Havertys Reports Sales for Second Quarter

and HVT.A) today reported sales for the quarter ended June 30, 2013.

Havertys sales for the second quarter 2013 increased 12.9% to $171.1  million, 
compared with $151.5 million for the second quarter of 2012. On a  comparable 
store basis, sales for the quarter increased 11.2%. Comparable store sales do
not include locations  opened, closed or  otherwise non-comparable during  the 
last 12  months. Sales  for the  first  six months  of 2013  totaled  $357.2, 
compared with $315.1 million in 2012, representing an increase of 13.4%. On a
comparable store basis, sales increased 11.3% for the first six months.

Total written sales for the second quarter of 2013 increased 16.7% over the
same quarter last year.

                Sales in Millions  Total   Comparable
                     (unaudited)     Sales   Store Sales
                    2013     2012   % Change  % Change
Second Quarter     $171.1   $151.5   12.9%      11.2%
Six Months         $357.2   $315.1   13.4%      11.3%

Clarence H. Smith, chairman,  president and CEO, said,  "The execution of  our 
merchandising and marketing strategies continues to deliver solid sales growth
and market share gains. During the second quarter we experienced increases in
store traffic and average  ticket compared to the  same period last year.  We 
believe the sustained increases  in home sales and  home prices are  important 
drivers of the retail home furnishings business in the near and long term."

Havertys, established in  1885, is  a full-service  home furnishings  retailer 
with 119  showrooms  in 16  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.

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

Source: Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc.


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