Rent-A-Center (ticker: RCII, exchange: NASDAQ Global Market (.O))
News Release -
Rent-A-Center 1st Quarter 2005 Financial Results Conference Call to Be Broadcast Live Via the Web
PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 21, 2005--Rent-A-Center, Inc.
(NASDAQ/NNM:RCII) will broadcast its quarterly earnings conference
call on Tuesday, April 26, 2005 at 10:45 AM ET over the Internet. This
call will be held to discuss the earnings release that will be issued
after the close of the market on Monday, April 25, 2005. Audio of the
call will be broadcast live and will be available on the Investor
Relations section of Rent-A-Center, Inc.'s website, located at
Listeners should go to the website at least fifteen minutes before
this event to register, download, and install any necessary audio
software. For those unable to attend the live broadcast, a replay will
be available beginning April 26th at 1:45 PM ET. There is no charge to
access this event.
Rent-A-Center, Inc., headquartered in Plano, Texas, currently
operates more than 2,860 company-owned stores nationwide, Puerto Rico
and Canada. The stores generally offer high-quality, durable goods
such as major consumer electronics, appliances, computers, and
furniture and accessories to consumers under flexible rental purchase
arrangements 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 franchisor of 307 rent-to-own stores, 295 of which operate
under the trade name of "ColorTyme," and the remaining 12 of which
operate under the "Rent-A-Center" name.
CONTACT: Rent-A-Center, Inc.
David Carpenter (Investor Relations), 972-801-1214
SOURCE: Rent-A-Center, Inc.