Aaron's, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of furniture, consumer electronics, computers, appliances, and household accessories in the United States and Canada. The company operates in five segments: Sales and Lease Ownership, Progressive, HomeSmart, Franchise, and Manufacturing. It engages in the lease ownership and retail sale of various products, including flat-screen televisions, computers, tablets, living room, dining room and bedroom furniture, mattresses, washers, dryers and refrigerators. The company offers products of various brands, such as Samsung, Frigidaire, Hewlett-Packard, LG, Maytag, Simmons, Philips, RCA, JVC, Sharp, and Magnavox. As of February 27, 2015, the company had 2,100 company-operated and franchised stores in 48 states and Canada, as well as provided lease-purchase solutions through approximately 15,000 retail locations in 46 states. The company was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.