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

PLANO, Texas, July 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rent-A-Center, Inc. (Nasdaq:RCII) today announced it will host a conference call on Tuesday, July 23rd, at 10:45 a.m. ET to discuss second-quarter results slated for release following the market's close on July 22nd. Live audio of the conference call will be available on the company's investor relations website at A replay will be available beginning July 23rd at 1:45 p.m. ET.

Rent-A-Center, Inc., headquartered in Plano, Texas, operates approximately 3,110 company-owned stores nationwide and in Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico and approximately 1,055 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. ColorTyme, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, is a national franchiser of approximately 225 rent-to-own stores operating under the trade name of "ColorTyme."

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