This is what just some of your fellow RTO professionals have to say about Fuse: APRO’s National Rent-to-Own Convention… “I have never attended a meeting that gives me the opportunity to hear from, and speak with, others in the RTO business who possess the knowledge and experience of those at the APRO Convention,”  “We brought, Read More

Galveston Island: Paradise Found Galveston Island is home to this year’s Fuse: APRO’s National Rent-to-Own Convention & Trade Show on May 9–11. Make your plans now for your Spring trip to the beach! While you’re in Galveston, mixing Fuse business with island pleasure will be as easy as an early-summer breeze. From the adventure, Read More

Rent One’s Store Manager Catie McDonald experienced a fire in her home last week that resulted in the loss of her house along with all of her possessions. Fortunately, there were no injuries however she and her family are faced with starting over. “Treasure what you have because it can be lost in minutes,, Read More

AcceptanceNOW, a nationwide pioneer in the operation of rent-to-own kiosks within third-party retail outlets, recently announced that, beginning next month, it is the exclusive no-credit-needed payment option for Rooms To Go.  “We are excited that Rooms To Go has chosen AcceptanceNOW as their exclusive no-credit-needed provider,” said Mark Denman, executive vice president of AcceptanceNOW. , Read More

You asked…we delivered!  After the Fuse 2015 convention in Daytona Beach, APRO members urged us to return to the ocean. We searched the country to find a perfect location that featured the space, accessibility, attractions and quality you’ve come to expect at APRO events, and we found it on beautiful Galveston Island, Texas. Located, Read More

Aaron’s, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leading omnichannel provider of lease-purchase solutions, today announced financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2016. Aaron’s Inc. “Company” conducts its operations through three primary businesses: 1) Aaron’s branded lease-to-own stores and Aarons.com; 2) the Progressive virtual lease-to-own business; and 3) Dent-A-Med, Inc. “DAMI”, our second-look, Read More

The rent-to-own industry celebrated its 22nd Legislative Conference with a mix of RTO owners, operators and family members meeting with their members of Congress and enjoying the Capitol City. APRO held its first legislative conference in the Winter of 1994 and ever since APRO members have developed some of the most long lasting grassroots, Read More

Rent One’s, Larry Carrico, Trent Agin and David Keen, and Arona Corporation’s Brent Gregorek, joined IRDA President, Casey Pristou, in meeting with members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation to discuss rent-to-own, provide an update on the industry in Illinois and highlight key issues important to its dealers, customers and business partners.  The effort was, Read More

Aaron’s, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, delivered and installed a complete home makeover for the Dobbs family of Granville, West Virginia, who was recently surprised as the grand prize winner of the “Big Blue Bow Home Makeover”, Read More

Nearly 100 APRO members met February 8-9 in Washington, D.C., for the 2017 Dave Egan Legislative Conference. RTO representatives headed to capitol hill to meet with members of Congress about their businesses, the nature of the rent-to-own transaction and most importantly building constituent relationships that have been nurtured over the years at the industry’s, Read More