Aaron's, Inc. retails consumer electronics, computers, residential furniture, household appliances, and accessories. It engages in the lease ownership, lease and retail sale of products such as widescreen and liquid crystal display televisions, computers, living room, dining room and bedroom furniture, washers, dryers, and refrigerators. The company operates through the following business segments: Sales and Lease Ownership, Progressive, DAMI, Franchise, and Manufacturing. The Sales and Lease Ownership segment offers electronics, furniture, appliances, and computers. The Progressive segment involves a lease-purchase option for customers to acquire goods. The Franchise segment awards franchises and supports franchisees of sales and lease ownership concept. The Manufacturing segment manufactures upholstered furniture and bedding. Aarons was founded by R. Charles Loudermilk, Sr. in 1955 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.