HAVERTY FURNITURE COMPANIES, INC. (NYSE: HVT and HVT.A) announced that management will participate in Cowen and Company’s 9 th Annual Consumer Conference at the Westin Times Square in New York City. Clarence Smith, president and chief executive officer and Dennis L. Fink, executive vice president and chief financial officer, are scheduled to present on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

The presentation will be webcast live from the investor relations section under the “About Us” heading of the company’s website at www.havertys.com. The webcast will be archived and available on Havertys’ website through February 15, 2011.

Havertys is a full-service home furnishings retailer with 118 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.

The aforementioned presentation will contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The statements may be made a number of times throughout the call and may be identified by such forward-looking terminology as “expect,” “believe,” “may,” “will,” “intend” or similar statements or variations of such terms. Such forward-looking statements involve certain substantial risks and uncertainties including levels of sales and competitive pressures from other home furnishings retailers. These and other important factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements are detailed from time to time in the company’s reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. You are urged to consider such factors. The company assumes no obligation for updating any such forward-looking statements.

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