currently operates more than 3,000 company-owned stores in the
United States, Puerto Rico and Canada.
This call will be held to discuss the earnings release that will
be issued after the close of the market on Monday, February 4,
Rent-A-Center recently announced a major store consolidation plan
in December, 2007. The company said would close 280 stores over 90 days,
merging their agreements with existing locations (see
In September, 2005, Rent-A-Center announced a plan to close 162
locations due to "over-penetration" (see
Audio of the call will be
broadcast live. A link to the live webcast will be available from
Rent-A-Center, Inc., headquartered in Plano, Texas, currently
operates more than 3,380 company-owned stores nationwide, Puerto
Rico and Canada.