Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):    February 14, 2019
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400 Galleria Parkway SE, Suite 300
Atlanta, Georgia
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John W. Robinson III, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aaron’s, Inc. (the “Company”) and a member of the Company’s Board of Directors, Steven A. Michaels, Chief Financial Officer and President of Strategic Operations of the Company, Robert W. Kamerschen, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer and Corporate Secretary of the Company, Ryan K. Woodley, Chief Executive Officer of the Company’s Progressive Leasing division, Curtis L. Doman, Chief Technology Officer of the Progressive Leasing division and a member of the Company’s Board of Directors, Douglas A. Lindsay, President of the Company’s Aaron’s Business division, and Robert P. Sinclair Jr., Vice President and Corporate Controller of the Company, each expect to enter into individual sales plans pursuant to Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (each a “10b5-1 Sales Plan”). The purpose of each of the 10b5-1 Sales Plans will be to provide investment diversification and liquidity for each of the foregoing executives, as well as to assist with their overall tax and financial planning. Once executed, each sale transaction will be disclosed publicly through a Form 4 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 /s/ Steven A. Michaels
Steven A. Michaels
Chief Financial Officer and
Date: February 14, 2019
President of Strategic Operations