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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, President and Chief Executive Officer
Ronald W. Allen, the Company plans similar expansion for 2013.
Aaron's is on target to hire 750 new employees based on current plans to open 125 new stores this year.
"Aaron's has experienced consistent growth, with 2012 delivering financial results that were the best in the Company's history," Allen said. "We plan to continue new store openings in 2013 across
the United States and
Canada, which in turn creates jobs."
At the 2013 Aaron's National Managers Meeting in
Nashville, 2,000 Aaron's associates gathered for a wide scale community outreach initiative and to learn more about Aaron's growth plans for the year. Since 2009, Aaron's managers have invested 25,800 hours and
$2 million in product and service donations through outreach projects conducted at National Managers Meetings in cities including
Orlando, and now
About Aaron's, Inc.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, has more than 2,075 Company-operated and franchised stores in 48 states and
Canada. Founded in 1955 by entrepreneur and Chairman Emeritus
R. Charles Loudermilk, Sr. and headquartered in
Atlanta, Aaron's has been publicly traded since 1982. For more information, visit
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SOURCE Aaron's, Inc.