January 13, 2014

Rent-A-Center opened its newest location in Saginaw, Texas, located at 522 S. Saginaw Blvd.

Based in Plano, Texas, Rent-A-Center operates 275 locations in the state of Texas. The chain has more than 3,000 stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico.

As part of its opening ceremony, the store contributed $1,000 to Community Link Mission during today’s grand-opening ceremony.

August 2, 2013

Rent-A-Center had announced the opening of a new store in Dover, N.J.

"We're very excited to have been given the opportunity to open a new store here in Dover,” said manager Edgar Carballo. “Our team is looking forward to meeting and serving the people of this community.”

July 23, 2013

Plano, Texas-based Rent-A-Center reported a 1.4% increase in revenues for the second quarter ended June 30, from $749.7 million to $760.5 million. 

However, same-store sales declined 1.6%, primarily attributable to the decrease of about $34.7 million in the company's core U.S. segment.

Net earnings for the quarter were $42.0 million, down slightly from $44.2 million.