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3/14/2013 - South Side Leader
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By Staff Writer

Eagle Rental Purchase opens

SOUTH AKRON — Eagle Rental Purchase has opened its sixth and newest location of rent-to-own furniture, electronics and appliances at 1421 S. Arlington St.

Customers can rent living room, dining room, kitchen and bedroom sets, as well as individual pieces of furniture. Also available are widescreen TVs, stereo systems and other entertainment items; computers, laptops and iPads; and washers, dryers, refrigerators, ranges, freezers, air conditioners and fireplaces, according to the company website.

Eagle Rental lets customers order styles, colors, fabrics and more at no extra cost and no delivery charge, according to company officials. In addition, a style selector offers thousands of variations to choose from to build custom-designed seven-piece living room sets.

The business also offers a variety of lease-to-own programs.

The newest store follows the November opening of the Canton store, as well as stores in Cleveland, North Randall, Boardman and Calcutta, which are owned by Randy Lewis and Joe Fischer.

The Akron store hours are Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, visit www.rentfromeagle.com or call 330-786-1100.


Aerotek opens new office in Green

GREEN — Aerotek® Inc., a provider of recruiting and staffing services, has opened a new staffing office at 1559 Corporate Woods Parkway to support customers in Northern Ohio, according to company officials.

“Bureau of Labor Market employment projections for Ohio are overall optimistic for years to come,” said Phil Wagner, director of business operations. “We are thrilled to expand Aerotek’s Northern Ohio business operations in the Akron and Canton markets to help local companies fill their staffing needs.”

The new staffing office will focus primarily on placing individuals in engineering, commercial, manufacturing, scientific, professional and call center contracts, contracts-to-hire and direct placement positions, according to company officials. The office also will support Aerotek’s vendor on-premise engagements in the area.

For more information, visit  the website at www.aerotek.com or call the office at 330-517-7330 or toll-free at 855-558-5418.


Maria Lindsay contributed to these reports.

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