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April 22, 2014

Rent-A-Center Inc. reported declining net earnings for first quarter 2014, even as revenues slightly grew.

Plano, Texas – Rent-A-Center Inc. reported declining net earnings for first quarter 2014, even as revenues slightly grew. The company said it plans to optimize its U.S. store footprint by consolidating about 150 stores into existing stores by the end of the second quarter of fiscal 2014.

Net earnings fell 37% to $28.9 million from $46.1 million, while total revenues increased 1.8% to $833.7 million from $819.3 million. Same-store sales dropped 0.8%.

February 10, 2014

Rent-A-Center has opened its newest locations in Panorama City, Calif., and Corinth, Miss.

Plano, Texas – Rent-A-Center has opened its newest locations in Panorama City, Calif., and Corinth, Miss. Rent-A-Center operates 162 stores in California and 37 stores in Mississippi.

The retailer also operates more than 3,000 stores in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico. It employs more than 21,000 workers.

 

February 3, 2014

Rent-A-Center has opened its newest location in Bartlett, Tenn. Rent-A-Center operates 82 locations in the state of Tennessee.

Plano, Texas -- Rent-A-Center has opened its newest location in Bartlett, Tenn. Rent-A-Center operates 82 locations in the state of Tennessee.

The retailer also operates more than 3,000 stores in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico. It employs more than 21,000 workers.

November 12, 2013

Trademark Property Co. has announced that Trina Turk and Kendra Scott Jewelry will open at Market Street-The Woodlands, a mixed-use destination located north of Houston.

Fort Worth, Texas — Trademark Property Co. has announced that Trina Turk and Kendra Scott Jewelry will open at Market Street-The Woodlands, a mixed-use destination located north of Houston.

Both retailers plan to open in the spring 2014. Construction of the new 2,000-sq.-ft. Trina Turk boutique will begin in January. Work will get underway on the 1,200-sq.-ft. Kendra Scott store this month.

September 30, 2013

Rent-A-Center has opened a new store in Kihei, Hawaii.

Wichita, Kan. – Rent-A-Center has opened a new store in Kihei, Hawaii. The new Rent-A-Center is located at 1215 S. Kihei Rd., Ste. 3.

“We’re very excited to be here in Kihei,” said store manager Robyn Idemoto. “We’ve gotten a great response from the community. Everyone’s like family out here, and I really like that. I feel that we can bring a lot of positivity to the community.”

December 12, 2012

The Jones Group Inc. announced it has promoted Aida Tejero-DeColli to the newly created position of chief people officer, effective immediately.

New York -- The Jones Group Inc. announced Wednesday it has promoted Aida Tejero-DeColli to the newly created position of chief people officer, effective immediately.

Tejero-DeColli will continue to lead all efforts supporting human resources activities at Jones, including talent acquisition and management, training and development, and associate compensation, benefit and recognition programs.

Tejero-DeColli began her career with Jones Group in 1994 as director of human resources and most recently served as EVP human resources.  

January 21, 2011

Real estate firm The Feil Organization announced Friday that Tommy Bahama has signed a groundbreaking lease for the opening of its first Manhattan store at 551 Fifth Avenue at 45th Street.

New York City -- Real estate firm The Feil Organization announced Friday that Tommy Bahama has signed a groundbreaking lease for the opening of its first Manhattan store at 551 Fifth Avenue at 45th Street.

The Seattle-based chain signed a 12-year lease agreement and will occupy 8,500 sq. ft. on the ground, mezzanine and basement levels of the renowned art deco Fred F. French building that is owned and managed by The Feil Organization.

January 24, 2010

Xanadu, the controversial, long-delayed retail and entertainment complex in New Jersey’s Meadowlands Sports Complex, “appears...

December 3, 2007

Plano, Texas Rent-to-own retailer Rent-A-Center Inc. says it plans to close about 280 stores nationwide....