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11/16/09Video: Aaron's, Inc. Surprises Georgia Resident with Houseful of Furniture, Appliances and Electronics
Ruth Usher Wins Aaron's National Lucky Dog Day Sweepstakes, Largest Giveaway to Date ATLANTA, Nov 16, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN) surprised Ruth Usher, the grand prize winner of Aaron's National Lucky Dog Day Sweepstakes, on Wednesday morning at her home in Perry, Georgia, with a houseful of furniture, name-brand appliances and electronics valued at $14,000. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/shopaarons/41191/ "Aaron... 
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11/04/09Aaron's, Inc. Directors Raise Dividend by 5.9%
ATLANTA, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), the nation's leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances and accessories, today announced that its quarterly dividend rate has been raised to $.018 per share. The Board of Directors of Aaron's, Inc. declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.018 per share on Common Stock and $.018 per share on Class A Common Stock, payable Jan... 
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10/21/09Aaron's, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Results; Same Store Revenues Up 6.3%; EPS $.45
ATLANTA, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), the nation's leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced revenues and earnings for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009. For the third quarter of 2009, revenues increased 7% to $415.3 million compared to $388.0 million for the same period last year. Net earnings from continui... 
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10/19/09Aaron's Signs Continued Partnership with the Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Thrashers and Philips Arena
Aaron's Increases National Sports Marketing Commitments By 10 Percent ATLANTA, Oct 19, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), the nation's leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, announced today a continued partnership with the Atlanta Hawks, the Atlanta Thrashers and Philips Arena. Aaron's is the only Hawks, Thrashers and Philips Arena ... 
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09/22/09Aaron's, Inc. Expects Positive Same Store Revenue Growth in Third Quarter
ATLANTA, Sept 22, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), the nation's leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced expectations for third quarter 2009 same store revenue growth. Same store revenues (revenues earned in Company-operated stores open for the entirety of both periods) are expected to increase in the mid-single digit percentage r... 
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09/05/09Aaron's, Inc. and the University of Alabama Announce Exclusive Partnership With Aaron's Premier Visibility at Alabama's Major Athletic Venues
Partnership includes field-level signage at Bryant-Denny Stadium ATLANTA, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aaron's, Inc., the nation's leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, and the University of Alabama today announced a three-year partnership giving Aaron's premier exposure at Alabama's three largest athletic venues: Bryant-Denny Stadium, Coleman Coliseum and Sewell-Thomas ... 
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09/01/09Aaron's Unveils NASCAR Dream Machine Featuring Mossy Oak Camo Paint Scheme
ATLANTA, Sep 01, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN) and Aaron's Outdoors unveiled today the first of three NASCAR racecars featuring a new specialty paint scheme by Mossy Oak Brand Camo. Race fans will see the first Aaron's Outdoors/Mossy Oak Brand 'Tree Stand' Camo racecar hit the track at Atlanta Motor Speedway for the Pep Boys Auto 500 on Sunday, September 6. Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) No. 00 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron's Dream Mach... 
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08/05/09Aaron's, Inc. Directors Declare Dividend
ATLANTA, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), the nation's leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances and accessories, has declared a quarterly cash dividend. The dividend declared is $.017 per share on Common Stock and $.017 per share on Class A Common Stock, payable October 1, 2009 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on... 
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07/30/09Aaron's NASCAR Dream Machines to Feature Aaron's Outdoors, Mossy Oak Brand Camo Paint Schemes
Cars Scheduled to Race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Lowe's Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway ATLANTA, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aaron's, Inc. of Atlanta, GA (NYSE: AAN), the Aaron's Outdoors television program and Mossy Oak Brand Camo have teamed together to produce a unique marketing campaign that features specialty paint schemes on three NASCAR racecars and a national register-to-win sweepstakes. Aaron's will replace its familiar Aar... 
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07/23/09Aaron's and La Quinta Inn & Suites Team Up to Reward Customers with Exclusive Discounts
ATLANTA, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Specialty retailer Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), the nation's leader in sales and lease ownership of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances and accessories, and LQ Management LLC, operator of La Quinta Inn and La Quinta Inn & Suites, have teamed up to provide their customers exclusive discounts and offers. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090423/CL03821LOGO) Aaron's customers will enjoy a d... 
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07/21/09Aaron's, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Results; Same Store Revenues Up 8.4%; Diluted EPS $.51
ATLANTA, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), the nation's leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced revenues and earnings for the three and six months ended June 30, 2009. For the second quarter of 2009, revenues increased 8% to $417.3 million compared to $387.0 million for the same quarter a year ago. Net earnings from continu... 
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05/11/09Aaron's, Inc. Directors Declare Dividend
ATLANTA, May 11, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The Board of Directors of Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), the nation's leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances and accessories, has declared a quarterly cash dividend. The dividend declared is $.017 per share on Common Stock and $.017 per share on Class A Common Stock, payable July 6, 2009 to shareholders of record as of the close of busines... 
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04/27/09Aaron's, Inc. Reports Record First Quarter Results; Same Store Revenues Up 12.3%; Diluted EPS $.65; Raises 2009 Guidance
ATLANTA, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN - News), the nation's leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced revenues and earnings for the three months ended March 31, 2009. For the first quarter of 2009, revenues rose 15% to $474.0 million compared to $412.7 million for the s... 
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04/14/09Aaron Rents, Inc. Changes Name to Aaron's, Inc.
--NYSE Stock Exchange Ticker Symbol Becomes "AAN" ATLANTA, April 14, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Aaron Rents, Inc. (NYSE: RNT, RNT.A), the nation's leader in the sales and lease ownership, specialty retailing and rental of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances and accessories, announced that the Company will change its name to Aaron's, Inc. Robert C. Loudermilk, Jr., Aaron's President and Chief Executive Officer, officially unveiled the n... 
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04/13/09Aaron Rents Launches Largest Community Outreach Effort During National Manager's Meeting in Nation's Capitol
--Aaron's Makes Dreams Come True for U.S. Veterans and Families ATLANTA, April 13, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Aaron Rents, Inc. (NYSE: RNT), the nation's leader in the sales and lease ownership, specialty retailing and rental of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances and accessories, hosts its largest Company-wide community outreach mission to date on April 14th in Washington D.C. Two thousand Aaron's associates will invest 5,600 hours and $50... 
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02/27/09Aaron Rents, Inc. Changes Dividend Record Date
ATLANTA, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On February 26, 2009 Aaron Rents, Inc.(NYSE: RNT) announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend. The dividend declared was $.017 per share on Common Stock and $.017 per share on Class A Common Stock, payable April 1, 2009 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 2, 2009. The Company is changing the record date from March 2, 2009 to March 6, 2009. Aaron Rents, Inc., based in Atlanta, currently has more than ... 
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02/26/09Aaron Rents, Inc. Directors Declare Dividend
ATLANTA, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Aaron Rents, Inc. (NYSE: RNT), the nation's leader in the sales and lease ownership, specialty retailing and rental of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances and accessories, has declared a quarterly cash dividend. The dividend declared is $.017 per share on Common Stock and $.017 per share on Class A Common Stock, payable April 1, 2009 to shareholders of record as of the close of ... 
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02/23/09Aaron Rents, Inc. Announces Franchise Transaction With Kelly Rentals; Awards Additional Franchise Territory
ATLANTA, Feb 23, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Aaron Rents, Inc. (NYSE: RNT), the nation's leader in sales and lease ownership, specialty retailing and rental of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances and accessories, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Kelly Rentals, Inc., operator of 23 Kelly's Sales & Leasing stores in North Carolina and Virginia, to convert its stores to franchised Aaron Rents stores. The stores will enter th... 
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02/16/09Aaron Rents, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End Results; Same Store Revenues Up 6.2%; Diluted EPS $.39 for Quarter and $1.66 for Year; Raises 2009 Guidance
ATLANTA, Feb 16, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Aaron Rents, Inc. (NYSE: RNT), the nation's leader in sales and lease ownership, specialty retailing and rental of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances and accessories, today announced revenues and earnings for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2008. As previously announced, on November 6, 2008 the Company consummated the sale of substantially all of the assets of its Aaron'... 
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