May 2009
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);5/4/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 18, pP21
The article reports on the efforts of locally-owned pawn shops to compete with chain rivals in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pete Stauff, owner of Desert Inn Pawn, says chains are willing to pay more for gold, which prompts independents to match in order to remain competitive. Rick Harrison of Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, says he takes anything which he thinks has value such as a New England Patriots Super Bowl ring.


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