ATLANTA, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a lease-to-own retailer specializing in the sales and lease ownership of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced the opening of five new stores in five different states. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090423/CL03821LOGO ) From mid October to early November, Aaron's stores have opened in Delaware, Ohio; Ionia, Michigan; Franklin, Kentucky; Indianola, Mississippi and Towson, Maryland. This announcement follows the opening of Aaron's 2,000 th store in the Bronx, New York, in September. For consumers with income or credit constraints, Aaron's affordable and flexible payment programs are a popular alternative path to owning items such as computers, flat screen televisions, or complete living room and dining room furniture sets. "The major milestone achievement of opening Aaron's 2,000 th store is still fresh, and we plan to keep the growth momentum going through the rest of this year and into 2013," said Aaron's CEO Ron Allen. "This fantastic growth we're experiencing doesn't just benefit Aaron's, but the residents of all the communities we enter. Not only do we bring jobs with each new store opening, but we actively support multiple charities and organizations important to our local markets." Aaron's is committed to working with customers to help them achieve ownership. Aaron's currently serves more than 1.6 million customers throughout the U.S. and Canada providing brand name home necessities. 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 2,009 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 www.aarons.com. SOURCE Aaron's, Inc.