Rent-A-Center Opens Store in College Station, Texas

  Rent-A-Center Opens Store in College Station, Texas

 Company marks new store opening with $1,000 donation to Habitat for Humanity

Business Wire

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- November 09, 2012

Rent-A-Center Manager Jason Mays and his five-person sales team are pleased to
offer residents of College Station an additional option when it comes to
acquiring ownership of high-quality furniture, appliances, electronics and
computers.

“I think it’s going to be a great business to put in College Station to cater
to the college students who are attending Texas A&M,” said Mays. “It will be a
wonderful opportunity for us to serve the public.”

The new Rent-A-Center is located at 2404 S. Texas Avenue, Suite B. Members of
the community will welcome Rent-A-Center to the neighborhood at a grand
opening celebration on Monday, November 12, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. At the
ribbon-cutting ceremony, Rent-A-Center is contributing $1,000 to Bryan/College
Station Habitat for Humanity. Rachel D. Stalcup, director of development for
the organization, expressed her appreciation for the contribution.

“Corporate partners like Rent-A-Center are vital to achieving Habitat for
Humanity’s mission in Bryan/College Station,” said Stalcup. “We are so excited
that this new store has chosen to donate to our affiliate so that a local
family’s dream of homeownership can come true.”

In conjunction with the grand opening ceremony, the store will also hold a
drawing for a 42” TV. To enter, simply visit the store. No purchase is
necessary.

Rent-A-Center operates 278 locations in the state of Texas. The College
Station location is open from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
and 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays.

Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ: RCII), headquartered in Plano, Texas, operates more
than 3,000 stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico. The
Company employs over 18,900 coworkers. Learn more at www.rentacenter.com.

Contact:

Rent-A-Center
Xavier Dominicis, 800-275-2696 x 1025
VP of Public Affairs
media@rentacenter.com