Rent-A-Center, Inc. is a rent-to-own operator in North America. It provides the customers the ownership of products, such as consumer electronics, appliances, computers, furniture and accessories, under rental purchase agreements with no long-term obligation. The Company operates in four segments: Core U.S., Acceptance Now, International and Franchising. The Core U.S. segment consists of Company-owned stores located in the United States and Puerto Rico. The Company provides an onsite rent-to-own option at a third-party retailer�s location under Acceptance Now segment. The Company�s International segment consists of company-owned rentto-own stores in Mexico and Canada. The Company�s franchised stores use Rent-A-Center�s, ColorTyme�s or RimTyme�s trade names, service marks, trademarks and logos.