Rent-A-Center Opens Store in Taylor, Texas

  Rent-A-Center Opens Store in Taylor, Texas

Company marks new store opening with $1,000 donation to Shepherd’s Heart Food
                       Pantry and Community Ministries

Business Wire

TAYLOR, Texas -- August 22, 2013

Rent-A-Center Manager Scott Turner and his three-person sales team are pleased
to offer residents of Taylor an additional option when it comes to acquiring
ownership of high-quality furniture, appliances, electronics and computers.

“We love having this opportunity to be here in Taylor,” said Turner. “We all
really love the area and are looking forward to taking care of our customers.”

The new Rent-A-Center is located at 100 Carlos G. Parker Boulevard, Suite 105.
Members of the community will welcome Rent-A-Center to the neighborhood at a
grand opening celebration on Friday, August 23^rd at 10:00 a.m. At the
ribbon-cutting ceremony, Rent-A-Center is contributing $1,000 to Shepherd’s
Heart Food Pantry and Community Ministries. JoLynne Williams, the agency’s
board president, expressed her appreciation for the contribution.

“Shepherd’s Heart is always pleased when the businesses in Taylor get involved
with feeding the hungry right here in the community,” said Williams. “We are
extremely grateful for Rent-A-Center’s donation, which will fill approximately
300 bags of groceries.”

In conjunction with the grand opening ceremony, the store will also hold a
drawing for a 50” TV. To enter, simply visit the store. No purchase is
necessary.

Rent-A-Center operates 279 locations in the state of Texas. The Taylor
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 21,000 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
 
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