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Rent-A-Center exploring strategic alternatives

The Wall Street Journal 10/30/2017

Rent-A-Center, which has been under pressure from investors, announced it was suspending dividend payments and exploring “strategic and financial alternatives” for the business. The company has been under pressure from Engage Capital, which has publicly urged Rent-A-Center’s board to pursue deals with companies that have expressed an interest in acquiring it.

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