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July 10, 2014

Rent-A-Center, Inc. has named Aubyn Thomas as VP marketing.

Plano, Texas - Rent-A-Center, Inc. has named Aubyn Thomas as VP marketing. With more than 15 years of leadership experience in brand strategy and customer-relationship management, Thomas recently served as VP consumer marketing at Lowe’s Home Improvement, where she was responsible for delivery of all consumer and professional marketing programs.

Earlier in her career, Thomas held leadership positions with organizations such as Macy’s, Caesars Entertainment, Bank of America and Lenscrafters Retail Group.

 

June 20, 2014

Reporting to Joel Mussat, executive VP and chief omnichannel officer, Rent-A-Center, Ian Cohen has been charged with working cross-functionally to create a seamless approach to the consumer experience across a variety of shopping channels.

Plano, Texas -- Reporting to Joel Mussat, executive VP and chief omnichannel officer, Rent-A-Center, Ian Cohen has been charged with working cross-functionally to create a seamless approach to the consumer experience across a variety of shopping channels. His responsibilities include the design, development, and implementation of a digital-commerce solution that ensures customer demands are met.

June 20, 2014

Reporting to Joel Mussat, executive VP and chief omnichannel officer, Rent-A-Center, Ian Cohen has been charged with working cross-functionally to create a seamless approach to the consumer experience across a variety of shopping channels.

Plano, Texas -- Reporting to Joel Mussat, executive VP and chief omnichannel officer, Rent-A-Center, Ian Cohen has been charged with working cross-functionally to create a seamless approach to the consumer experience across a variety of shopping channels. His responsibilities include the design, development, and implementation of a digital-commerce solution that ensures customer demands are met.

June 18, 2014

Rent-A-Center Inc. has named Mike Case to VP marketing strategy and insights.

Plano, Texas - Rent-A-Center Inc. has named Mike Case to VP marketing strategy and insights. Case is responsible for global administration of customer insights/market research, marketing analytics, business innovation, CRM and loyalty.

Recently, Case served as VP marketing and senior loyalty officer for La Quinta Inn & Suites Earlier in his career, Case held leadership positions in organizations such as American Airlines, Brierley & Partners, Sage Telecom, First USA Bank and Virgin America.

 

June 10, 2014

Rent-A-Center, Inc. has appointed two new senior executives. The company named Guy J. Constant as executive VP finance, CFO and treasurer, and Jody Diaz as senior VP HR and chief people officer, both effective June 16, 2014.

Plano, Texas — Rent-A-Center, Inc. has appointed two new senior executives. The company named Guy J. Constant as executive VP finance, CFO and treasurer, and Jody Diaz as senior VP HR and chief people officer, both effective June 16, 2014.

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 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.

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.

January 27, 2014

Rent-A-Center has opened its newest location in Roswell, Ga.

Plano, Texas -- Rent-A-Center has opened its newest location in Roswell, Ga. This marks the 79th store Rent-A-Center operates in the state of Georgia.

Rent-A-Center also operates more than 3,000 stores in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico. The company employs more than 21,000 workers.

January 27, 2014

Rent-A-Center has opened its newest location in Roswell, Ga.

Plano, Texas -- Rent-A-Center has opened its newest location in Roswell, Ga. This marks the 79th store Rent-A-Center operates in the state of Georgia.

Rent-A-Center also operates more than 3,000 stores in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico. The company employs more than 21,000 workers.

December 6, 2013

Rent-A-Center plans to rebrand the kiosks it operates within third-party retail locations across the country.

Plano, Texas – Rent-A-Center plans to rebrand the kiosks it operates within third-party retail locations across the country.

Operating under the RAC Acceptance brand since being launched in 2006, the kiosks will transition to the AcceptanceNow brand. Existing kiosks, of which there are over 1,300, will convert in January 2014. Kiosks slated to open this month will immediately adopt the AcceptanceNow name.

December 6, 2013

Rent-A-Center plans to rebrand the kiosks it operates within third-party retail locations across the country.

Plano, Texas – Rent-A-Center plans to rebrand the kiosks it operates within third-party retail locations across the country.

Operating under the RAC Acceptance brand since being launched in 2006, the kiosks will transition to the AcceptanceNow brand. Existing kiosks, of which there are over 1,300, will convert in January 2014. Kiosks slated to open this month will immediately adopt the AcceptanceNow name.

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.”

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.”

September 13, 2013

Rent-A-Center opened a new store at 1611 Blue Hill Avenue in the Mattapan neighborhood of Boston.

Plano, Texas – Rent-A-Center is opening a new store at 1611 Blue Hill Avenue in the Mattapan neighborhood of Boston today.

Rent-A-Center operates 70 locations in the state of Massachusetts and more than 3,000 stores in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico. The company employs more than 21,000 workers.

September 4, 2012

Brixmor Property Group said that Rent-A-Center recently expanded from 3,200 sq. ft. to 4,800 sq. ft. at University Commons, located in Wilmington, N.C.

Wilmington, N.C.  -- Brixmor Property Group said that Rent-A-Center recently expanded from 3,200 sq. ft. to 4,800 sq. ft. at University Commons, located in Wilmington, N.C.

Brixmor, based in New York City, is the owner of University Commons.

March 10, 2011

Terranova Corp. announced the addition of Rent-A-Center to El Mercado Shopping Center, located in Hialeah, Fla.

Miami Beach, Fla. -- Terranova Corp. announced the addition of Rent-A-Center to El Mercado Shopping Center, located in Hialeah, Fla.

The new store will occupy approximately 4,000 sq. ft.

El Mercado is anchored by Publix, along with Anna’s Linens, GNC, Pollo Tropical and a United States Post Office.

January 13, 2008

Plano, Texas Rent-A-Center announced that it has retained Excess Space Retail Services, Lake Success, N.Y.,...

December 3, 2007

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