The Florida Rental Dealers Association has announced the postponement of its upcoming annual meeting due to the impact Hurricane Irma has had on the Sunshine State and surrounding areas. The two-day meeting was scheduled for September 19 and 20 in Tampa. “On behalf of everyone at the Florida Rental Dealers Association, thank you so, Read More

The Missouri Rental Dealers Association wrapped their three-day annual regional trade show and seminar on Thursday, June 29th. This year had a tremendous turnout with approximately 238 attendees of both rental dealers and vendors and truly was a memorable event as MRDA celebrated their 30th Anniversary this year. The Heartland of America Trade Show, Read More

The Association of Progressive Rental Organizations (APRO), the international voice for the rental purchase industry since 1980, has announced the selection of Jill McClure, CAE, as its new executive director. Jill is replacing Bill Keese, the former APRO executive director, who will retire on June 30th. The national search firm, Sterling Martin Associates, and, Read More

You are invited to attend the Ohio Rental Dealers Association Spring meeting and lunch! Join fellow ORDA members for the 2017 Spring Business Meeting where they will take care of Association Business and elect ORDA officers. Wednesday, March 29th 10AM – 2PM Doubletree by Hilton Hotel 175 Hutchinson Ave Columbus, OH 43225 614-885-3334 *Lunch, 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

The countdown to BrandSource’s first Summit & Expo of 2017 has officially begun as members eagerly await the 3-day event, beginning on March 5th at the Orlando Marriott World Center in Orlando, Florida. The itinerary is packed with a whole host of educational seminars, informative lectures, booth exhibits, and product training sessions designed to, Read More

RES Accessories, the rent-to-own industries leading supplier of appliance, electronics and furniture parts and accessories, recently announced the appointment of Marty Smith to fill the newly created role of chief operations officer. Smith joins RES with over 25 years of experience in the rent to own industry. Most recently he served as principal and, Read More

The United State of State Rent-to-Own Associations No doubt about it, the rent-to-own industry wouldn’t be the same were it not for the state and regional associations that help unite RTO professionals and protect the business. Participation in these networks varies, with some highly energetic and enthusiastic while other groups struggle or are dormant., Read More

PLANO, Texas – (Business Wire) – Rent-A-Center, Inc.  (NASDAQ/NGS:RCII), the nation’s largest rent-to-own operator, recently announced the hiring of Lety Nettles to fill the newly created role of vice president of digital integration. Nettles will oversee the design and construction of an innovative performance optimization platform that manages an enterprise view of business and, Read More

PLANO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ/NGS:RCII), the nation’s largest rent-to-own operator, announced that their nationwide rollout of an end-to-end eCommerce solution is substantially complete. Customers now have the ability to fully transact with Rent-A-Center online from the convenience of their desktop, laptop, or mobile device. “eCommerce is attracting customers who appreciate the new option to, Read More