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"We opened our new Lubbock, Texas store in early March, replacing a temporary location after our showroom was destroyed in late 2015. This quarter also marked the closing of one of our stores in Columbia, South Carolina as we prepare to open in a excellent location in that market later this year. We are enthusiastic about entering the Greensboro, North Carolina market with a new store scheduled to open this quarter."The Company will release first quarter 2017 financial results on Monday, May 1, 2017, after the market closes. Havertys will host a conference call with analysts and investors on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 10:00 AM (ET). Havertys (NYSE:HVT) (NYSE:HVT.A), established in 1885, is a full-service home furnishings retailer with 123 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, 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., 404-443-2900Dennis L. FinkEVP & CFOJenny Hill ParkerSVP, Finance, Secretary and Treasurer