Aaron Rents, Inc. has declared the Company's thirty-third
consecutive semi-annual cash dividend. The dividend declared
will be $.02 per share on Class A Common Stock and $.02 per
share on Common Stock, payable January 2, 2003 to shareholders
of record as of the close of business on December 2, 2002.
Aaron Rents, Inc., based in Atlanta, has more than 700
Company-operated and franchised stores in 43 states and Puerto
Rico for the rental and sale of residential and office
furniture, accessories, consumer electronics and household
appliances. The Company manufactures furniture, bedding and
accessories at 10 facilities in four states.