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12/04/13Aaron's, Inc. Announces Accelerated Share Repurchase
ATLANTA, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Wells Fargo Bank, National Association to repurchase $125 million of the Company's common stock under an accelerated share repurchase (ASR) program.  The Company will use cash on hand to fund the ASR program. (Logo:  http://ph... 
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11/14/13Aaron's, Inc. Partners With Warrick Dunn Charities To Surprise Newark Grandmother With Homes For The Holidays
ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a lease-to-own retailer specializing in the sales and lease ownership of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, provided the home furnishings for a house that was presented to Elizabeth "Yaya" Castillo and her two grandsons this week in a surprise unveiling in the Newark, New Jersey Ironbound District as part of Warrick Dunn Charities (WDC) Homes for the Holidays program. (Logo:  http://ph... 
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11/07/13Aaron's, Inc. Directors Raise Dividend by 23.5%
ATLANTA, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances and accessories, today announced that its quarterly dividend rate has been raised to $.021 per share.   (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130826/CL69318LOGO ) The Board of Directors of Aaron's, Inc. declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.021 per share on Common Stock, payable January ... 
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11/07/13Aaron's, Inc. Announces Strategic Changes to Management Team
ATLANTA, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN) announced today the following strategic changes to the management team: Steven A. Michaels, Vice President of Finance, is being promoted to Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Development; Robert W. Kamerschen, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, will add Corporate Secretary to his responsibilities; Kimberly R. Rivera joins Aaron's as the Vice President of Learning and Development. "This is an exciting time f... 
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10/24/13Aaron's, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results
-- Revenues Up 2% to $539.5 Million -- Same Store Revenues Increase .5% -- Net Earnings $21.1 Million -- Diluted EPS of $.28 -- Non-GAAP Diluted EPS of $.40 Excluding Special Charge ATLANTA, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced revenues and earnings for the three and nine months ended September 30, 20... 
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10/04/13Aaron's, Inc. Reduces Third Quarter Revenue and Earnings Guidance; Board Increases Authorization for Share Repurchases
ATLANTA, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced it is reducing its 2013 third quarter revenue and earnings guidance, and that the Company's share repurchase authorization has been increased to 15 million shares. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130826/CL69318LOGO ) "Revenue and customer growth for the ... 
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10/01/13Aaron's, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Call and Webcast
ATLANTA, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced it will host a conference call on Friday, October 25, 2013, at 10:00 am Eastern Time to discuss its third quarter 2013 financial results.  The public is invited to listen to the conference call by webcast accessible through the Company's website, www.aaronsinc.com, in the... 
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09/27/13Aaron's, Inc. Executives Train for Ironman 70.3 While Raising Over $35,500 to Fight Blood Cancer
John Trainor and Steve Michaels are members of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training ATLANTA, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- John Trainor, CIO at Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN) and Steven A. Michaels, VP of Finance at Aaron's, Inc. are training for the Intermedix Ironman 70.3 Augusta on Sunday, September 29th with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training (TNT). Both executives are part of a team of 50 triathletes who are preparing to tackle the distance of a 1.2 mile... 
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08/26/13Aaron's Chad Strickland Joins Warrick Dunn Charities Board
10-Year-Partnership with Warrick Dunn Charities Has Furnished 100s of Homes ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN) announced today that Chad Strickland, Vice President of Associate Resources, has joined the Warrick Dunn Charities (WDC) Board of Directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130826/CL69318LOGO ) "Aaron's has been honored to support Warrick Dunn Charities for the past decade where we've furnished hundreds of homes thr... 
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08/13/13Aaron's and Michael Waltrip Racing Announce Full-Season NASCAR Sprint Cup Sponsorship
Brian Vickers to Pilot the No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine for All 36 Sprint Cup Races in 2014 ATLANTA, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN) announced today it has reached a multi-year agreement to sponsor Brian Vickers in Michael Waltrip Racing's (MWR) No. 55 Toyota Camry in every NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.  (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130813/CL63237) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/CL49204LOGO) "We at Aaron's are thrille... 
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08/07/13Aaron's, Inc. Directors Declare Dividend
ATLANTA, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances and accessories, has declared a quarterly cash dividend.  The dividend declared is $.017 per share on Common Stock, payable October 1, 2013 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 3, 2013. Aaron's, Inc., based in Atlanta, currently has more than... 
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07/24/13Aaron's, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Results
-- Lease Revenues Up 5%; Total Revenues $552.1 Million -- Same Store Revenues Increase 1.9% -- Net Earnings $25.9 Million; Diluted EPS $.34 -- Non-GAAP Diluted EPS of $.50 Excluding Special Charges ATLANTA, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a  leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced revenues and earnings for the three and six month... 
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07/01/13Aaron's, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Call and Webcast
ATLANTA, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced it will host a conference call on Thursday, July 25, 2013, at 10:00 am Eastern Time to discuss its second quarter 2013 financial results.  The public is invited to listen to the conference call by webcast accessible through the Company's website, www.aaronsinc.com, in the... 
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05/14/13Aaron's Collects Three Tons Of Food For Alabama's Hungry During Race Weekend At Talladega Superspeedway
ATLANTA, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), in partnership with the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama, hosted a can drive over race weekend at Talladega Superspeedway that collected 6,036 pounds of food. The drive is the largest so far this year for the Food Bank and items collected will assist the more than 750,000 Alabama residents struggling with poverty and hunger. This event is the latest in Aaron's ongoing effort to give back to local communities through ACORP, Aa... 
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05/13/13Aaron's Names Robert W. Kamerschen Senior Vice President and General Counsel
ATLANTA, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a lease-to-own retailer specializing in the sales and lease ownership of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, announced today Robert W. Kamerschen has joined the Company as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090423/CL03821LOGO ) Kamerschen will be responsible for managing all legal and governmental affairs for Aaron's, including emplo... 
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05/08/13Aaron's, Inc. Directors Declare Dividend
ATLANTA, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances and accessories, has declared a quarterly cash dividend.  The dividend declared is $.017 per share on Common Stock, payable July 5, 2013 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 6, 2013. Aaron's, Inc., based in Atlanta, currently has more than 2,085 Co... 
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05/03/13Aaron's Dream Weekend At Talladega Superspeedway To Feature VIP Guests, University Of Alabama Tribute And Can Drive To Feed Alabama's Hungry
ATLANTA, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a lease-to-own retailer specializing in the sales and lease ownership of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, will sponsor the Aaron's Dream Weekend at Talladega Superspeedway for the 12th year, May 3-5. The weekend's events will include special guests serving as Grand Marshals for the Aaron's 312 on Saturday and the Aaron's 499 on Sunday, a tribute to University of Alabama's BCS championship... 
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04/25/13Aaron's, Inc. Names Dave Buck COO; Ken Butler Retires After 39-Year Career At Aaron's
ATLANTA, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a lease-to-own retailer specializing in the sales and lease ownership of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, announced today that David L. Buck has been named Chief Operating Officer. Ken Butler, age 60, will be retiring as COO after a 39-year career at Aaron's effective May 1. He will also resign from the Aaron's Board of Directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090423/C... 
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04/25/13Aaron's, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results
- Lease Revenues Up 8%; Total Revenues a Record $595.1 Million - Same Store Revenues Increase 3.4% - Net Earnings $51.0 Million - Diluted EPS of $.67, Up 5% on a Non-GAAP Basis ATLANTA, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a  leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced revenues and earnings for the three months ended March 31, 2013. For the firs... 
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04/24/13Aaron's Drives An End To Hunger In Alabama With Talladega Superspeedway Can Drive
ATLANTA, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. is partnering with the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama to host a can drive at one of the largest sporting events of the year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090423/CL03821LOGO ) More than 200,000 NASCAR fans attending Aaron's Dream Weekend at Talladega Superspeedway, May 3-5, will have an opportunity to help the hungry in Alabama by bringing cans to the Aaron's Corporate Display at the speedway. Throughout the weeken... 
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04/18/13Michael Waltrip Returns To Talladega Superspeedway In Alabama-Themed No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine
AARON'S HONORS BACK-TO-BACK BCS CHAMPION UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA WITH CUSTOM PAINT SCHEME, MAL MOORE MEMORIAL DECAL ATLANTA, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year,  Aaron's, Inc. and Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) will honor a college football national champion from the state of Alabama during the May NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130418/CL97684) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/2009042... 
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04/04/13Aaron's, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2013 Earnings Call and Webcast
ATLANTA, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced it will host a conference call on Friday, April 26, 2013, at 10:00 am Eastern Time to discuss its first quarter 2013 financial results.  The public is invited to listen to the conference call by webcast accessible through the Company's website, www.aaronsinc.com, in the ... 
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04/01/13Aaron's Reports Nearly 1,000 Retail Jobs Created In 2012; CEO Announces Similar Expansion Planned For 2013
Rapid growth of Aaron's stores brings employment to U.S. and Canada ATLANTA, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, announced last week from its 2013 National Managers Meeting in Nashville that the Company and its franchisees added a total of 950 new jobs across the U.S. and Canada last year. According to Aaron's Chairman, Preside... 
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03/26/13Thousands Of Aaron's Managers Dedicate Day Of Service To Nashville Children In Need
Aaron's continues annual tradition of community service at National Managers Meeting giving more than $500K in product and donations, 5,000 hours of service to Nashville non-profits ATLANTA, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 2,000 managers from Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a  leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, will dedicate Tuesday, March 26, as a day of service to hundreds of Na... 
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03/13/13Aaron's Opens 32 New Stores Across U.S. And Canada
Aaron's creates nearly 200 jobs in 17 states including Texas, California, New York, Florida, Ohio and Arizona ATLANTA, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a lease-to-own retailer specializing in the sales and lease ownership of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced the recent opening of a combined 32 new Company-operated and franchised stores in 17 different states and two Canadian provinces. (Logo: http://photos... 
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02/20/13Aaron's, Inc. Directors Declare Dividend
ATLANTA, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances and accessories, has declared a quarterly cash dividend.  The dividend declared is $.017 per share on Common Stock, payable April 2, 2013 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 5, 2013. Aaron's, Inc., based in Atlanta, currently has more than 2,... 
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02/16/13Aaron's Announces 14th Year As NASCAR Sponsor
No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Features Drivers Mark Martin, Michael Waltrip and Brian Vickers ATLANTA, Feb. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. will begin its 14th year as a NASCAR sponsor when the 2013 season kicks off today at the Sprint Unlimited in Daytona. The 2013 season will feature the No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine in 32 of the 38 Sprint Cup Races including the Unlimited in Daytona and the All-Star race in Charlotte.  (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090423/CL03821LOGO)... 
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02/07/13Aaron's, Inc. Announces Record Fourth Quarter and Year End Results
- Total Revenues Up 9% for Quarter and 10% for Year - Same Store Revenues Increase 4.6% for Quarter - GAAP Diluted EPS of $.48 and $2.25 for Year - Non-GAAP Diluted EPS Up 12% for Quarter and 17% for Year ATLANTA, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced record revenues and earnings for the three and twelve m... 
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01/28/13Aaron's Top Party Tips For Sunday's Big Game
ATLANTA, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc., a longtime sponsor of professional football, shares five tips for throwing a "super" party for the millions of Americans who will be gathering and tuning in to the big game in New Orleans this Sunday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090423/CL03821LOGO) 1. Watch the game on a large, flat-screen HD TV. Television and broadcast technology is now so advanced, many sports fans can enjoy the game in superb, hig... 
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01/28/13Aaron's, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End 2012 Earnings Call and Webcast
ATLANTA, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced it will host a conference call on Thursday, February 7, 2013, at 5:00 pm Eastern Time to discuss its fourth quarter and year end 2012 financial results.  The public is invited to listen to the conference call by webcast accessible through the Company's website, www.aar... 
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01/07/13Andrea Freeman Joins Aaron's As VP Of Marketing
ATLANTA, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a lease-to-own retailer specializing in the sales and lease ownership of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, announced today that Andrea P. Freeman has joined the Company as Vice President of Marketing. (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130107/CL38158 ) (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090423/CL03821LOGO )  Freeman, who brings 17 years of broad-based marketi... 
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