ATLANTA, June 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc.
(NYSE: AAN), a leading omnichannel provider of lease-purchase
solutions, and Rooms To Go (RTG) announced the donation of more
than 10,000 masks to the City of New
York for use in its COVID-19 relief efforts.
"Given the tremendous need for PPE in New York City, Aaron's is honored to help
Mayor de Blasio respond to these challenges as we all collectively
support the rapidly changing situation caused by COVID-19," said
John Robinson, Chief Executive
Officer of Aaron's, Inc. "Rooms To Go and Aaron's, with their
cut-and-sew manufacturing operations, are uniquely positioned to
assist with COVID-19 relief, and I want to thank Rooms To Go
for offering their PPE capacity to assist in making this donation
Aaron's and RTG are working with New
York City Mayor Bill de
Blasio to provide much needed PPE to New York City, one of the areas of the country
hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
"New York City is facing an
unprecedented threat to its collective physical and financial
health," said COVID-19 Public-Private Partnership Czar Peter Hatch.
"From the beginning of this crisis, we have turned to private
sector partners to help us fight COVID-19 and protect New Yorkers.
Thank you to Aaron's and Rooms To Go for their generous donation of
masks that will protect the City's healthcare and other frontline
This initiative is part of Aaron's "Sew Happy to Help" campaign,
which has focused on supporting COVID-19 relief efforts all over
the country, including in Arizona,
Georgia, Illinois, New
York, Florida, Texas, and Nevada.
About Aaron's, Inc.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN),
is a leading omnichannel provider of lease-purchase solutions.
Progressive Leasing provides lease-purchase solutions through more
than 20,000 retail partner locations in 46 states and
the District of Columbia,
including e-commerce merchants. The Aaron's Business engages in the
sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of furniture,
home appliances, consumer electronics and accessories through its
approximately 1,400 Company-operated and franchised stores in 47
states, Puerto Rico and Canada, as well as its
e-commerce platform, Aarons.com. Vive Financial ("Vive", formerly
Dent- A-Med, Inc.), provides a variety of second-look credit
products that are originated through federally-insured banks. For
more information, visit investor.aarons.com, Aarons.com,
ProgLeasing.com, and ViveCard.com.
About Rooms To Go, Inc.
Headquartered in Seffner,
Florida, and established in 1991, Rooms To Go is one of the
largest furniture retail companies in the United States. The
company has over 150 stores and several distribution centers
located in ten (10) states throughout the southeast United States in addition to online ecommerce
at www.roomstogo.com. Rooms To Go offers its customers fully
designed room packages created by professional designers at
everyday low prices, together with many financing options and quick
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