Aaron’s, Inc. announced that the company’s board of directors has approved a new share repurchase program authorizing management to repurchase up to $500 million of the company’s outstanding common stock. In light of the new repurchase program, the company has discontinued its previous share repurchase program. “In 2017, we generated record sales and earnings and strengthened, Read More

Following the close of a record-breaking year including its 100th store opening, RNR Tire Express, a leader in rent-to-own custom wheels, recently was named to Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 list. Recognized for outstanding performance in unit growth, financial strength and stability, RNR ranked first in the wheel and tire category and 202 overall, entering the year, Read More

Rental dealers and vendors from across the country gathered last week in Washington, D.C. for the 2018 APRO Legislative Conference. The RTO constituents convened at the nation’s capital to educate members of Congress on the rent-to-own industry, ensuring they understand the nature of the business, the communities they serve and the impact the industry, Read More

Rental dealers and vendors gathered February 7-9 in Washington, D.C., for APRO’s 2018 Legislative Conference. Rent-to-own professionals met with members of Congress and their staff to nurture relationships, introduce themselves to new lawmakers and educate them about the RTO industry. APRO President Louis Garcia addressed attendees, emphasizing the importance of the meetings on Capitol, Read More

“I just want to thank all our associates in Puerto Rico for their amazing resilience and commitment to Arona and Aaron’s,” begins APRO past president and Arona Corp., dba Aaron’s Sales & Lease Ownership owner Mark Connelly. “This has been a long road, and it will continue to be a journey as we progress, Read More

“Sharing the Vision” is the theme at this year’s Rent-A-Center Franchising International, Inc. (RACFI) 2018 National Convention at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas, where Rent-A-Center franchisees, select vendors and corporate support staff gathered to celebrate, collaborate and prepare for several new initiatives this week. “This is an especially exciting convention as we, Read More

This year APRO has made attending meetings at this year’s Legislative Conference February 7-9 in Washington, D.C. even easier by providing the Congress in Your Pocket phone app to all registered attendees. In addition to being the leading mobile directory for Congress, the app will allow you to coordinate notes based on your calls, Read More

APRO Member Jason Summers of JSA Tires, Inc. opened his third RNR Tire Express located at 1101 North Main in Clovis, New Mexico on December 18, 2017. This location is the first RNR Tire Express in the state of New Mexico and will serve the areas of Cannon Air Force Base, Clovis, Portales,  and other, Read More

RNR Tire Express held its 15th Annual Franchise Conference this week in Tampa, Florida at the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel. RNR franchisees and managers from across the country gathered to celebrate last year’s successes as well as prepare for the upcoming year with the company’s 2018 vision in mind. The three-day event included, Read More

The Premier Companies kicked off its 2018 National Convention Saturday, January 13 in Miami, Florida. Dealers, vendors and guests were welcomed to an opening cocktail reception under the stars before getting down to business the following day. The Premier Companies President and CEO Trooper Earle welcomed attendees and provided an industry and company briefing, Read More