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Aaron’s Directors Approve 10% Dividend Increase

Directors of Aaron’s Inc. (NYSE: AAN) have boosted the quarterly dividend to 30 cents per share, a 10% increase over the previous dividend of 27.5 cents per share.

Overstock Cuts Q3 Loss as Revenues Fall 4%

E-commerce player (NASDAQ: OSTK) said third-quarter revenues slipped 4% to $424 million, but the company slashed its net loss to $786,000 or 3 cents per share.

Rent-A-Center Rebuffs Vintage Capital, Seeks Other Offers

Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ: RCII) has denied Vintage Capital’s request for a 30-day exclusivity period to complete due diligence on the private equity firm’s $13-per-share buyout offer, but stopped short of rejecting the offer itself.

Maricich Gets AHFA Distinguished Service Award

Robert Maricich, CEO of International Market Centers, has received the 2017 Distinguished Service Award from the American Home Furnishings Alliance, the organization’s highest honor.

Ashley Store Presents Mattress Sets to 50 Sacramento Children

Ashley HomeStore’s Hope to Dream program recently hosted a charity event for 50 needy children as its Sacramento, Calif., store on North Freeway Boulevard.

Bill Wittenberg to Lead AHFA Board in 2018

Bill Wittenberg, CEO of Klaussner Home Furnishings, has been elected chairman of the American Home Furnishings Alliance board of directors.

Trulia Design Panel to Provide Home Décor Advice

Last week, San Francisco-based home shopping marketplace Trulia announced the addition of the Trulia Design Panel. The expert group of interior designers, home stagers and organizers will provide useful design insights and home décor advice to buyers and renters.

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