Holiday season is upon us, and our friends in the RTO community are warming their hearts by sending in stories of “paying it forward” in their communities. What a great holiday tradition! Missouri Rental Dealers Association (MRDA) members Bill Wilkerson, Jeremy Phillips and Jerry Pinkley of Show Me Rent to Own, along with Shawn, Read More

APRO member and annual Legislative Conference sponsor, Nationwide Marketing Group celebrated a historic milestone in November, packing the 1,000,000th meal as part of the organization’s international give-back initiative with No Child Hungry. Launched in 2018, Nationwide’s partnership with No Child Hungry strives to end child hunger around the corner and around the world. Since, Read More

Last month, APRO member RNR Tire Express (RNR) continued its tradition of celebrating strong and inspiring cancer fighters and survivors. As part of its annual breast cancer awareness initiative, RNR encouraged customers and members of the community to nominate breast cancer fighters for their fearlessness and help honor their unmatched feats of strength. Selected, Read More

Happy Holidays! In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we are delighted to share the following story of “paying it forward” from our friends at the Missouri Rental Dealers Association (MRDA). About four years ago, the MRDA board decided to begin participating in community service projects at food banks throughout the state of Missouri. In addition to two, Read More

Last week APRO reported a story about giving back to the community. Chris Fiegl and Matthew Radecki of Hometown Rent-to-Own in Salamanca, New York, spend Thanksgiving giving away hundreds of Thanksgiving dinners with all the trimmings to families in need. Now they are challenging their colleagues in the rent-to-own community to share their own stories of paying it forward! Paying, Read More

Building upon its founding principle to always put members first in all it does, Nationwide Marketing Group has announced that Melissa Stenson has joined the organization as vice president of member experience. Stenson most recently worked as the senior meeting planner for Sterling Events Group, where she spearheaded coordination of Nationwide’s industry-leading PrimeTime tradeshow and conference., Read More

It’s that most wonderful time of year again, when the sounds of laughter, songs, and sleigh bells fill the streets ­‑ and it might be time to renew your APRO membership. APRO membership is one of the most valuable gifts you can give yourself in the RTO business! What are the benefits of membership, Read More

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and many of us are inspired to show our thanks and gratitude in different ways. For Chris Fiegl and Matthew Radecki of Hometown Rent-to-Own in Salamanca, New York, they were inspired with the desire to pay-it-forward and give back to their community. Shortly after Fiegl and Radecki opened their business in 2014, a local, Read More

Call for Presentations Deadline November 15 RTO World 2019 was a success across the board as rental dealers and exhibitors from around the country met for the second annual trade show and convention hosted by APRO and TRIB Group. The convention exceeded expectations hitting record numbers. We can’t wait to do it all again, Read More

Since 2015, APRO has distributed more than $200,000 in disaster relief funds to employee members.  Natural disasters occur at the most unexpected moments, creating a sudden need for relief. In 2019 (as of October 8), there have been 10 weather and climate disaster events with losses exceeding $1 billion each across the United States., Read More