Rent-A-Center is an American company, which is based in the region of Plano, in Texas. They mainly deal with the business of renting electronic goods and furniture on rent, for the credit-stacked inhabitants of the country. Being incorporated in the year 1986, the company has gone a long way to establish itself as a reputed renting service provider. However, the concept of business regarding rent-to-own was initiated by J. Ernest Tallay, in the region of Kansas, during 1960s itself. Presently, Rent-A-Center possesses 3,074 stores under its own business chain, within the states of Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and even the United States. It inculcates to about thirty percent share of total renting business in the United States.