Rent-A-Center, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2014 Earnings Call and Webcast

PLANO, Texas, April 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rent-A-Center, Inc. (Nasdaq:RCII) today announced it will host a conference call on Tuesday, April 22nd, at 10:45 a.m. ET to discuss first-quarter results slated for release following the market's close on April 21st. Live audio of the conference call will be available on the company's investor relations website at A replay will be available beginning April 22nd at 1:45 p.m. ET.

Rent-A-Center, Inc., headquartered in Plano, Texas, is the largest rent-to-own operator in North America, focused on improving the quality of life for its customers by providing them the opportunity to obtain ownership of high-quality, durable goods such as consumer electronics, appliances, computers, furniture and accessories, under flexible rental purchase agreements with no long-term obligation. The Company owns and operates approximately 3,205 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico, and approximately 1,325 AcceptanceNOW kiosk locations in the United States and Puerto Rico. Rent-A-Center Franchising International (previously ColorTyme, Inc.), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, is a franchisor of approximately 180 rent-to-own stores operating under the trade name of "Rent-A-Center", "ColorTyme", or "RimTyme."

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