Trade Rent-A-Center

Rent-A-Center (commonly referred to as RAC) is an American public furniture and electronics company that leases to own its headquarters in Plano, Texas. Founded in 1986, the company operates nearly 2,972 company-owned stores in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico, accounting for about 35% of the U.S. rental market based on the number of stores. Rent-A-Center's operations include 28 retail retail stores called Get It Now (based in Wisconsin); 17 home choice stores in Minnesota; About 1,359 admission kiosks are now housed within retail partner stores across the United States. Its subsidiary, Rent-A-Center Franchising International Inc. (RACFI), formerly known as ColorTyme Inc., is america's first independently owned and operated private rental store franchise. Franchisees operate 162 rental stores in 31 states under the brand names rent-A-Center and ColorTyme, and the company's wheel and tire franchise brand, RimTyme, operates 31 stores in 13 states. In 2014, Fortune Rent-A-Center was ranked 711st in the Fortune 1000 list of the largest U.S. companies, based on revenue alone.