The Spring 2019 issue of RTOHQ: The Magazine covers industry events and news that took place early this year. Take a look back on events and photos spent with rent-to-own colleagues at The Premier Companies’ National Convention in Miami, RentDirect Nationwide’s Bi-annual 2019 Meeting and Hot Show Auction in Las Vegas, TRIB Group’s Meeting of the Minds in Nashville, and much more.
Some additional colleagues you’ll see in this issue are George and Angie Ramel of Progressive Furniture and Lyn Leach of Ace Rent-To-Own. Read more on how George and Angie found a new level of happy in working side-by-side in our APROfile A Marriage That Works; and how Lyn Leach is investing in a digital future in our Spotlight Survival of the Freshest.
Also in this issue, enjoy reading about the events and many attractions at RTO World 2019 August 6-8 in Louisville, KY. The inaugural RTO World last year was a resounding success as rent-to-own professionals from around the globe gathered in St. Louis for the first-ever APRO and TRIB Group collaboration on a national rent-to-own convention and trade show. The brainchild of the two organizations brought more than 700 members from both organizations for the industry’s biggest event of the year and left many wanting more. This year, while you’re in Louisville, mixing RTO World business with pleasure will be easy with so much this destination has to offer. Check out our feature Hold on to Your Horses, We’re Off to Louisville! to plan your trip to Louisville for RTO World!
Always one of APRO’s most read and appreciated contributors to RTOHQ: The Magazine is the association’s general counsel, Ed Winn III. In this issue, he delves into “Disparate Impact” the judicial doctrine and why rental dealers should be aware of its impact and how it affects their business.