APRO: Taking the Pulse of Rent to Own

Apr 20, 2015

Deadline for hotel reservations for APRO 2015 Annual Rent-to-Own Conference & Trade Show has been extended!

 
Apr 20, 2015

Majic Rent to Own, headquartered in Mountville, Pennsylvania held a successful fundraiser last week, ”selling" over 200 charity bears, and donating $1060 to the Relay for Life Cancer event at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster last night.

 
Apr 20, 2015

Wichita, KS, April 14th, 2015: Bud Gates, Chairman and CEO of easygates, LLC announces franchisee, Easy Place, LLC, has opened their third easyhome store in Indianapolis, IN. The store celebrated their grand opening on April 11, 2015 at 8401 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN.

Apr 17, 2015

Jesse and Jamie Hunt are celebrating the third anniversary of their franchised Premier Rental Purchase location in Cheyenne Wyoming. The celebration is on and their community knows it!

Apr 16, 2015

Mark your calendars for TRIB Group’s signature roundtable event, Meeting of the Minds & Buy Fair happening August 24-26, 2015. The event will once again be co-located with the BrandSource National Convention at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

 
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APRO Live Learning Center

Gain deeper insight into the trends shaping the rental industry with the APRO Live Learning Center. This online library of session recordings and speaker materials will help you to continue your professional development year-round. As your leader in industry education, APRO wants you to benefit from this unique opportunity to learn and grow professionally.

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Aug 14, 2014

Mark your calendars for APRO 2015 and join us in sunny Daytona Beach, Florida!

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May 29, 2014

Exhibitors - view the 2015 trade floor, secure your booth and begin reaching new buyers!


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May 20, 2014
Thank you APRO 2015 Sponsors!

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Rep. Gregory Meeks introduces new rent-to-own legislation bill

On Monday, April 15, 2013, Rep. Gregory Meeks [NY-5] introduced a new rent-to-own legislation bill into the Congressional Record with four original co-sponsors.

H.R. 1551 original co-sponsors include:

Rep Clay, Wm. Lacy [MO-1] - 4/15/2013
Rep Luetkemeyer, Blaine [MO-3] - 4/15/2013
Rep Scott, David [GA-13] - 4/15/2013
Rep Sessions, Pete [TX-32] - 4/15/2013

Go here for full details on legislation and to check for additional co-sponsors.

Welcome New APRO Members

Dealers

Ian MacDonald, Buddy Mac Holdings LLC, dba Buddy's Home Furnishings, Desoto, Texas; John Heintschel, Buy It Today LLC, dba easyhome, Midlothian, Virginia; Jeremy Milrad, Coast to Coast Customs, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Bud Gates, Easygates LLC, dba easyhome, Wichita, Kansas; Arnold Jones and Jeff Humphrey, Rental Systems of Columbus Inc., dba ColorTyme, Floyds Knobs, Indiana;  J. Phillip Falls, RTO National LLC, Greenville, South Carolina; John Manzari, WoodyKat Inc., dba Premier Rental-Purchase, New Britain, Connecticut; and Lorrie Kelly, Virgin Rentals Bolingbrook LLC, dba Virgin Sales and Lease, North East, Pennsylvania

Vendors

Eric Adams, IDComm, Cerritos, California; Kevin P. McCann, Gemini, Elizabeth, New Jersey; Kelly McClellan, L2 Corporation, Englewood, New Jersey; Leland Ulrich, National Barn and Storage Rental Association, dba NBSRA, Morrison, Tennessee; and Scott Warlick, Sealy Inc., Winston Salem, North Carolina

 

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  • APRO Focus Groups
    APRO focus group sessions, Columbus, Ohio. 6 p.m. (CT) and 8 p.m. (CT). Open to all APRO members. Contact Richard May for log-in password to view the sessions.
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  • APRO Focus Groups
    APRO focus group sessions, St. Louis, Missouri. 6 p.m. (CT) and 8 p.m. (CT). Open to all APRO members. Contact Richard May for log-in password to view the sessions.
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  • Tennessee Rental Dealers Association
    Tennessee Rental Dealers Association Golf Tournament and Membership Meeting, Millennium Maxwell House Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee. For more information, please contact Chris Bolin, 931/906-2066.
  • APRO Focus Groups
    APRO focus group sessions, Dallas, Texas. 6 p.m. (CT) and 8 p.m. (CT). Open to all APRO members. Contact Richard May for log-in password to view the sessions.
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  • Kansas Rental Dealers Association
    Kansas Rental Dealers Association 2015 Annual Meeting and Trade Show, Prairie Band Casino & Resort, Mayetta, Kansas. For more information contact Angela Strong McCool at 316/283-6270 or Ken Steiner at 573/442-2963.
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  • Kansas Rental Dealers Association
    Kansas Rental Dealers Association 2015 Annual Meeting and Trade Show, Prairie Band Casino & Resort, Mayetta, Kansas. For more information contact Angela Strong McCool at 316/283-6270 or Ken Steiner at 573/442-2963.
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  • High Point Furniture Market
    High Point Furniture Market Spring 2015, High Point, North Carolina 336/869-1000
  • Pennsylvania Association of Rental Dealers
    PARD Annual Meeting and Legislative Day, Harrisburg Hilton Hotel, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. For more information, please contact Sandi Frye at 814/949-2300.
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  • The Premier Companies
    The Premier Companies Discovery Day, The Premier Companies Corporate Office, Williamsburg, Virginia. For more information, contact Trooper Earle at 757/645-0884.
  • VersiRent
    VersiRent User Conference - Join the Ideal staff and other VersiRent users to gain more in depth knowledge about your system and to see exciting new developments. Learn from other users in round table discussions and spend time with experts in specific areas. For more information, please contact John Darden at 601/703-0211.
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    VersiRent User Conference - Join the Ideal staff and other VersiRent users to gain more in depth knowledge about your system and to see exciting new developments. Learn from other users in round table discussions and spend time with experts in specific areas. For more information, please contact John Darden at 601/703-0211.
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