Rent-A-Center, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Call and Webcast

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rent-A-Center, Inc. (Nasdaq:RCII) today announced it will host a conference call on Tuesday, October 22nd, at 10:45 a.m. ET to discuss third-quarter results slated for release following the market's close on October 21st. Live audio of the conference call will be available on the company's investor relations website at http://investor.rentacenter.com. A replay will be available beginning October 22nd at 1:45 p.m. ET.

Rent-A-Center, Inc., headquartered in Plano, Texas, operates approximately 3,120 company-owned stores nationwide and in Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico and approximately 1,155 RAC Acceptance locations within traditional retailers in the United States. The stores generally offer high-quality, durable goods such as major consumer electronics, appliances, computers and furniture and accessories under flexible rental purchase agreements that generally allow the customer to obtain ownership of the merchandise at the conclusion of an agreed upon rental period.

CONTACT: Rent-A-Center, Inc.: David E. Carpenter Vice President - Investor Relations 972-801-1214 david.carpenter@rentacenter.comSource:Rent-A-Center