August 06, 2013 // Franchising.com // HORN LAKE, Miss. – Colortyme, Inc., the nation’s first franchisor of independently owned-and-operated rent-to-own stores, celebrated the opening of its newest store in Horn Lake, Miss. with a Grand Opening celebration on Saturday, August 3.
Store owner Chip Freeman and his staff planned a number of exciting events for the day, including an appearance by the Horn Lake High School cheerleaders and catered BBQ, in addition to a pair of radio remotes from two local stations. Throughout the day, guests were rewarded with giveaways for ColorTyme coolers, miscellaneous paintings, restaurant dinner coupons and a grand prize drawing for a stainless steel gas BBQ grill.
"We’re very excited to have Chip and his team bringing ColorTyme to the Horn Lake community,” said ColorTyme CEO Cathy Skula. “The success they had with their grand opening event is a fitting start to what is sure to be continued success with this location.”
ColorTyme Horn Lake is located at 1750 Goodman Road West, Suite 120, and its hours are 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday. The store will be closed on Sundays.
Like all ColorTyme stores, the new Horn Lake location offers a variety of convenient payment plans without a credit check. The owners and staff intend to give residents a unique rental experience by creating a hometown atmosphere with superior customer service.
ColorTyme, Inc., founded in 1979, is America’s first franchisor of independently owned-and-operated rent-to-own stores, and the nation’s third largest rent-to-own company. ColorTyme franchisees operate 198 rent-to-own stores in 33 states, and the company’s custom-wheels-and-tires franchise brand, RimTyme, operates 25 stores in 10 states. ColorTyme is headquartered in Plano, Texas, and is an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of the largest RTO company in the world, Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ: RCII). For more information on how to become a ColorTyme franchisee, visit www.Franchise.ColorTyme.com.
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