Plan now to attend RTO World for the industry’s best training and education, plus an opportunity to visit the trade show with more than 100 exhibitors! REGISTER TODAY!  Register by this Friday, June 21, to receive a free RTO World apparel item of your choice – a quarter zip or a hoodie*! Online registration rates increase soon – all rates, Read More

The Tennessee Rental Dealers Association [TRDA] will hold its Annual Meeting on June 26 and 27 at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown in Nashville, TN. The event will include a networking lunch, dinner, vendor presentations, and an industry legal update presented by APRO General Counsel Ed Winn III. All state association presidents and TRDA members, as, Read More

Scott Waltman, Director of Employee Development at MAJIK Rent-to-Own, spearheaded a group of employees to participate in a nine-week financial health program to help employees move towards a debt-free life through establishing emergency funds, making debt payments, and relinquishing the dependency on credit cards. Learning how to end a family’s financial struggles across generations, Read More

The Missouri Rental Dealers Association [MRDA] met this week for its 15th Annual Heartland of America Regional Trade Show and Seminar in Lake Ozark, Missouri. The event’s highly anticipated 4-Man Golf Scramble and Bass Fishing Tournament went, on rain or shine, with record-breaking bass caught. The awards dinner was short and sweet as it, Read More

Tampa-based RNR Tire Express [RNR] is continuing to expand its national footprint and recently announced that it has identified New York as its next expansion hub with room for 55 locations in the market in the coming years. Targeted development regions across New York State include New York City, Albany-Schenectady, Binghamton, Buffalo, Burlington-Plattsburgh, Elmira,, Read More

No Turning Back: The Future of RTO  Kerry LebensburgerChief Revenue OfficerAshley Furniture Industries RTO World is proud to announce the 2019 RTO World Opening Keynote Speaker Kerry Lebensburger, Chief Revenue Officer of Ashley Furniture Industries. He will bring his direct and visionary style to RTO World as a keynote speaker. Lebensburger does not mince words about, Read More

The Ohio Rental Dealers Association [ORDA] held its annual meeting last month to hammer out their plans for the rest of 2019. Hot topics of discussion included the upcoming Midwest RTO Training Expo on September 24 and 25 in Columbus, Ohio, the introduction of an Ohio store manager round table, and the re-election of, Read More

The APRO Education Foundation is now accepting applicants for its 2019 scholarship season. Now in its second decade, the program provides opportunities for rent-to-own professionals and their families to attend college. Trevor Dobbs, a three-time scholarship recipient, is not only a first-generation high school graduate but as of May 2019, he is a first-generation, Read More

Tornadoes tore through the Midwest over the last two weeks impacting metropolitan areas such as Dayton, Ohio. While the death toll from the EF4 tornado in Dayton showed a miraculous zero, the structural damage and physical destruction caused by the storm was devastating. APRO member, former board member and owner of SRKinnear, Inc. dba, Read More

The Missouri Rental Dealers Association [MRDA] will meet Tuesday, June 11 through Thursday, June 13 at the Lodge of Four Seasons Resort in Lake Ozark, Missouri for its 15th Annual Heartland of America Regional Trade Show and Seminar. MRDA is dedicated to making the 2019 trade show its biggest and best ever.  MRDA President, Read More