David Keen is set to retire after more than 12 years of leading Rent One to new heights. With his background in recruitment and public relations, Keen’s legacy will include many accomplishments in the RTO world. A few of his proudest achievements include: As president of IRDA and a leading figure within APRO, Keen participated in, Read More

Nationwide Marketing Group is set to welcome thousands of members, vendors and service providers to its bi-annual PrimeTime event slated for February 9-12 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. A big part of this event is RentDirect‘s Hot Show and reception, which will include deals offered by key rent-to-own business, Read More

Last week, Puerto Rico was hit with its most devastating earthquake in a century. The 6.4 magnitude quake, which was followed by a 6.0 magnitude aftershock, collapsed homes, caused an island-wide power outage and affected thousands of lives, including that of longtime APRO member and owner of Dial RTO Daniel Singh. “The past few, Read More

APRO member Aaron’s, Inc. and its divisions Aaron’s and Progressive Leasing, joined forces this fall with former NFL greats Kurt Warner and Warrick Dunn to provide furnishings for seven “Homes for the Holidays” surprise presentations, representing a $70,000  commitment to help first-time homeowners. The donations came in collaboration with Warrick Dunn Charities and Kurt Warner’s First Things First Foundation, two organizations that have counted on Aaron’s as a critical supporter, Read More

TRIB Group is hosting its annual Meeting of the Minds from February 23-25 in Atlanta, Georgia. This year’s event is a Home Coming, which is a fitting title as Atlanta is not only TRIB headquarters but also the city where the group first began hosting meetings and buying events. Attendees can expect a truly, Read More

David Kaye, a longtime APRO Vendor Advisory Committee member and vice president of sales and marketing for Benefit Marketing Solutions (BMS), will retire at the end of 2019 after dedicating 38 years to the RTO industry.  Kaye began his journey through the RTO world in 1980 at Nationwide Club Administrators (NCA), where he was involved, Read More

APRO member Impact RTO Holdings, dba Rent-A-Center, recently opened doors in a beautiful new location in Starke, Florida – the same city where G.I. Jane was filmed! Local city officials and the Chamber of Commerce came out to celebrate the ribbon-cutting at the new spot in early December, sans Demi Moore. The space Impact, Read More

The Missouri Rental Dealers Association (MRDA) continues making this holiday season much brighter for families in need. In Springfield, MRDA members from All American Rental and Sales, along with National TV Sales & Rental, worked with the international humanitarian-relief organization Convoy of Hope. Volunteers spent their time packing up bags of food for shipment to North Carolina where the, Read More

APRO member Buddy Mac Holdings, LLC dba Buddy’s Home Furnishings has a new vice president of operations. As of December 11, Clifford “Chip” Guy will be stepping into the position at this multi-state franchise company. Guy isn’t new to the RTO world; in fact, he has been with Buddy’s for almost 20 years. He, Read More

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