Haverty Furniture Companies Inc.

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Havertys Reports Sales for Third Quarter

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, October 4, 2013 - HAVERTYS (NYSE: HVT and HVT.A) today
reported sales for the quarter ended September 30, 2013.

Havertys  sales for  the third  quarter 2013 increased  11.6% to $192.7 million,
compared  with $172.7  million for  the third  quarter of 2012.  On a comparable
store  basis, sales for the quarter  increased 11.8%.  Comparable store sales do
not include locations opened, closed or otherwise non-comparable during the last
12 months.   Sales for  the first  nine months  of 2013 totaled  $549.9 million,
compared  with $487.8 million in 2012, representing  an increase of 12.7%.  On a
comparable store basis, sales increased 11.5% for the first nine months.

Total written sales for the third quarter of 2013 increased 7.3% over the same
quarter last year's 12.5% increase.

|                    | Sales in Millions |  Total   | Comparable  |
|                    |    (unaudited)    |  Sales   | Store Sales |
|                    +--------+----------+ % Change |  % Change   |
|                    |  2013  |   2012   |          |             |
| Third Quarter      | $192.7 |  $172.7  |  11.6%   |    11.8%    |
| Nine Months        | $549.9 |  $487.8  |  12.7%   |    11.5%    |

Clarence  H. Smith, chairman, president and CEO,  said, "We are pleased with our
third  quarter sales  as we  generated double  digit growth  against last year's
sales  increase  of  11.1%.  Our  average  ticket was up, the 11(th) consecutive
quarterly  increase, due to our merchandising and sales initiatives. Traffic was
down  modestly but  was offset  by better  closing rates  as most  of our target
customers  pre-shop online and  that engagement is  reinforced by their positive
in-store  experience.  We  believe  our  marketing and operating strategies will
continue to deliver sales growth and market share gains."

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

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:  Havertys

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Source: Haverty Furniture Company via Thomson Reuters ONE

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