August 14, 2015

Rent-A-Center announced the resignation of company veteran Mitchell E. Fadel, president and COO, effective Aug. 28.

July 28, 2015

Reductions in labor hours and store expenses, as well as a sourcing and distribution initiative, helped boost profit at Rent-A-Center Inc. in the second quarter of fiscal 2015.

July 13, 2015

Rent-A-Center Inc. has sold 14 rent-to-own stores located in Alberta and Ontario, Canada to Canadian merchandise leasing company Easyhome Ltd.

May 18, 2015

Jonathan Parks has been promoted to VP global logistics distribution and Mitch Jones has been promoted to VP operations support.

April 28, 2015

Rent-A-Center Inc. reported stable profit during the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

October 31, 2014

Rent-A-Center has offered to pay for the shipping of the first container of relief supplies as part of the #RetailFightsEbola campaign.

October 21, 2014

Pretax restructuring charges related to corporate reorganization and store closures, as well as pretax impairment charges, helped reduce net earnings at Rent-A-Center Inc. 7% to $25.3 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2014 from $27.2 million in the third quarter of the prior year.

October 1, 2014

Rent-A-Center Inc. has named Jana Kelly to VP of inventory management.

July 22, 2014

Net earnings at Rent-A-Center Inc. fell 58% year-over-year in the second quarter of fiscal 2014, to $17.5 million from $41.9 million.

July 10, 2014

Rent-A-Center, Inc. has named Aubyn Thomas as VP marketing.

June 20, 2014

Reporting to Joel Mussat, executive VP and chief omnichannel officer, Rent-A-Center, Ian Cohen has been charged with working cross-functionally to create a seamless approach to the consumer experience across a variety of shopping channels.

June 20, 2014

Reporting to Joel Mussat, executive VP and chief omnichannel officer, Rent-A-Center, Ian Cohen has been charged with working cross-functionally to create a seamless approach to the consumer experience across a variety of shopping channels.

June 18, 2014

Rent-A-Center Inc. has named Mike Case to VP marketing strategy and insights.

June 10, 2014

Rent-A-Center, Inc. has appointed two new senior executives. The company named Guy J. Constant as executive VP finance, CFO and treasurer, and Jody Diaz as senior VP HR and chief people officer, both effective June 16, 2014.

April 22, 2014

Rent-A-Center Inc. reported declining net earnings for first quarter 2014, even as revenues slightly grew.

February 10, 2014

Rent-A-Center has opened its newest locations in Panorama City, Calif., and Corinth, Miss.

February 10, 2014

Rent-A-Center has opened its newest locations in Panorama City, Calif., and Corinth, Miss.

February 3, 2014

Rent-A-Center has opened its newest location in Bartlett, Tenn. Rent-A-Center operates 82 locations in the state of Tennessee.

February 3, 2014

Rent-A-Center has opened its newest location in Bartlett, Tenn. Rent-A-Center operates 82 locations in the state of Tennessee.

January 27, 2014

Rent-A-Center has opened its newest location in Roswell, Ga.

January 27, 2014

Rent-A-Center has opened its newest location in Roswell, Ga.

December 6, 2013

Rent-A-Center plans to rebrand the kiosks it operates within third-party retail locations across the country.

December 6, 2013

Rent-A-Center plans to rebrand the kiosks it operates within third-party retail locations across the country.

September 30, 2013

Rent-A-Center has opened a new store in Kihei, Hawaii.