RNR Tire Express, a leader in rent-to-own custom wheels and tires, has been ranked as one of the top 500 largest franchises in the U.S. in 2018 by Franchise Times magazine. RNR is the highest-ranked rent-to-own franchise on the list, recognizing the brand’s growth and success fueled by RNR’s advancements – entering new markets, Read More

Ashley Furniture has partnered with the Trempealeau Valley Cooperative to provide cutting-edge equipment and curriculum in the areas of electronics, manufacturing processes, automation and robotics to its four local school districts in Arcadia, Blair-Taylor, Independence and Whitehall. This more than $3 million investment was made by Ashley Furniture to provide students with the opportunity, Read More

The Oklahoma Rental Dealers Association (ORDA)’s third annual Route 66 Meeting & Tradeshow was held October 7-8 in Tulsa. The event featured RTO industry updates and insights from rent-to-own heavy-hitters, including “the Reverend of Rent-to-Own,” APRO Hall of Honor member Larry Sutton, as well as a poker tournament, welcome reception, trade show, education and, Read More

Rent One’s nine-series Delivery Tech Rodeo continues with competitions held for the company’s regions 10 in Jefferson City, Missouri; 9 in Emporia, Kansas; and 11 in Tulsa, Oklahoma on September 25-27. The three rodeos were comprised of a consistent agenda including hands-on events such as Rent One trivia, delivery and return of products, customer, Read More

Last week, Full-O-Pep Appliances Inc., dba American Rental’s APRO Executive Committee Member David P. David and Board Member Dennis Adams hosted Indiana Senator Todd Young at the company’s headquarters in Bloomington, Indiana. Their goal was to tell the rent-to-own story so Young would have a better understanding of the RTO industry. The visit began, Read More

St. Louis-based Rent One recently surprised Mrs. Webster, a Kindergarten teacher at Westarn Elementary School in Huntsville, Missouri, announcing them winners of the company’s “Nominate a Teacher You Love,” contest. Webster received a Rent One Teacher’s Appreciation plaque, balloons, a $250 cash prize and apples for her students. In August, Rent One solicited entries, Read More

Aaron’s and Progressive Leasing announced that the Aaron’s Foundation has renewed its national partnership with Boys & Girls clubs of America. The continued partnership supports the Keystone Club, BGCA’s premier national teen leadership and character program, for an additional three years with a $5 million commitment. A special event was held on September 20, Read More

The Ohio Rental Dealers held its 2018 Midwest Expo September 18 and 19 in Florence, Indiana. Rent-to-Own owners and employees from Ohio and surrounding areas came together to meet vendors, learn product features and try their luck at the casino in the Belterra Hotel. This year’s Midwest Expo included more than 200 attendees and, Read More

The Oklahoma Rental Dealers Association will hold its Route 66 Meeting & Tradeshow on October 7 and 8 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa. Longtime RTO veteran and APRO Hall of Honor recipient, nicknamed the Reverend of Rent-to-Own, Larry Sutton will be the guest speaker at the event. Sutton has been, Read More

Rent One’s nine-series Delivery Tech Rodeo continues with competitions held for the company’s regions 4 in Carmi, Illinois; 1 and 2 in Mt. Vernon, Illinois; 3 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri; 5 and 6 in Paragould, Arkansas; and 7 in Jackson, Tennessee on September 12-20. The six rodeos were comprised of a consistent agenda including, Read More