Atlanta – Havertys Furniture Company Inc. reports its total written business for the third quarter to date of 2014 is up approximately 3.1% from the same period last year and written same-store sales are up approximately 3.5%. This increase was driven by a record setting Labor Day holiday weekend for which total written business was up approximately 7.4% from the same four-day period the prior year.
Havertys will enter the Rogers, Arkansas market with a new store scheduled to open in second quarter 2015. The 29,700-sq.-ft. showroom will be located in the Pinnacle Hills Promenade.
The company will also enter the Waco, Texas, market as part of a new phase of the Central Texas Marketplace development. The 31,500-sq.-ft. store is scheduled to open in third quarter 2015.
Havertys is expanding in southeast Florida with a store in Coconut Creek slated to open late this year. Havertys` expansion in this area also includes a 40,000-sq.-ft. store in Fort Lauderdale scheduled to open in second quarter 2015.