Citations with the tag: PAWNBROKING

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  • Do you take Bitcoins?
     // Credit Management; Jan/Feb2014, p41 

    The article discusses the economic importance of bitcoins for pawnbrokers in Great Britain, as of January 2014.

  • Stick-up at the `poor man's bank'.
    Verburg, Peter // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 3/20/95, Vol. 22 Issue 14, p16 

    Reports on the proposed amendments to the pawnshop bylaws in Edmonton, Alberta by the Edmonton Police Service. Importance of pawnbrokers and second-hand dealers to the economy; Increase in the license fee from $100 to $500; Exploitation of the poor by pawnbrokers.

  • A different sort of broker.
    Verburg, Peter // Octane; Sep2014, Issue 135, p190 

    The article offers information on New Bond Street Pawnbrokers, a pawnshop in London, England that brokers classic cars.

  • Boom times are over for some high fliers.
    Verburg, Peter // Countryside & Small Stock Journal; Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 85 Issue 4, p114 

    Reports the business growth of pawnshops in United States as of July 2001.

    ALEXIS, NADESKA // BlackBook Magazine; Sep2011, Issue 86, p156 

    The article profiles Lauren Kaminsky, curator of the New York-based pawn shop, EZ Pawn Corp.

  • What you need to know about pawnshops.
    Bunye, Ignacio R. // Filipino Reporter; 9/14/2012, Vol. 40 Issue 41, p36 

    The article provides information about pawnshops in the Philippines, including ways of establishing and registering a pawnshop in the country, maximum rates of interests that pawnshops can charge and other fees that pawnshops collect on its transactions.

  • Roaming Charges.
    Bunye, Ignacio R. // European Journal of International Law; Feb2013, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p445 

    The article presents a photograph of a pawnbroker in Singapore.

  • The pawnbroker's chain.
    Bunye, Ignacio R. // Management Today; Jun2009, p82 

    The article offers the author's views on pawnbroking business in Great Britain. Accordingly, the people doing this business can be associated with a dark and dusty version of Cash Converters, which is usually run by a leering vulture. Further, the author cites that the easy check cashing in the...

  • Within a Tower of Junk.
    Bunye, Ignacio R. // Time; 8/18/1961, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p77 

    The article reviews the book "The Pawnbroker," by Edward Lewis Wallant.

  • Good news Bad news.
    Bunye, Ignacio R. // Estates Gazette; 2/21/2009, Issue 907, p38 

    This section offers news briefs concerning the real estate business in Great Britain as of February 21, 2009. Pawnbrokers are receiving a rush of business from property dealers offering yachts, luxury cars and antiques in return for bridging loans. Bankers are coming under pressure from...

    PRENTICE, GEORGE // Boise Weekly; 7/17/2013, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p8 

    An interview with Terry Jellison, owner of the pawn shop Caldwell Pawn in Caldwell, Idaho, is presented. When asked about the reason of getting into the pawn business, he reflects on his previous jobs which include serving in the Air Force and working for a microwave company. He comments on the...

  • Startup Offers Pawnshop for the Park Ave. Set.
    Lepro, Sara // American Banker; 11/16/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 176, p7 

    The article discusses Boomerang Lending, a pawn shop which caters to affluent customers. The pawn shop allows customers to sell items such as watches and purses from their homes and then buy the products back at a later date. Comments by financial analyst Scott Valentin regarding the appeal of...

  • Where to Find Ready Cash on Rodeo Drive.
    Lepro, Sara // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition); 11/29/99 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 134 Issue 22, p4 

    Mentions pawnbrokers near Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California. The Beverly Loan Co. as the oldest shop in town; Yossi Dina's having no lending limit.

  • Where to Find Ready Cash on Rodeo Drive.
    Lepro, Sara // Newsweek (Pacific Edition); 11/29/99 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 134 Issue 22, p6 

    Mentions pawnbrokers near Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California. The Beverly Loan Co. as the oldest shop in town; Yossi Dina's having no lending limit.

  • Where to Find Ready Cash on Rodeo Drive.
    O'Donnell, Paul; Stevenson, Seth; Stefanakos, Victoria S. // Newsweek; 11/29/1999, Vol. 134 Issue 22, p8 

    Mentions pawnbrokers near Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California. The Beverly Loan Co. as the oldest shop in town; Yossi Dina's having no lending limit.

    O'Donnell, Paul; Stevenson, Seth; Stefanakos, Victoria S. // New Yorker; 1/12/1976, Vol. 51 Issue 47, p90 

    The article reviews the book "God Bless Pawnbrokers," by Peter Schwed.

  • City passes secondhand ordinance.
    Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 12/6/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 50, p3 

    This article reports on a new ordnance approved by city commissioners in Grand Rapids, Michigan that requires pawn shop owners to file electronic reports when they purchase electronic goods.

  • Pawn broker works to shake seedy image.
    Cousins, Scott // Granite City Press-Record; 7/13/2011, Vol. 53 Issue 56, pA1 

    The article presents an interview with pawn broker Jim Hudson who discusses several aspects of his business including what causes stigma against pawn shops, role of pawn shop in society, and most expensive item in the pawn shop.

  • Bridgeport pawn shops target of regulatory crackdown.
    Duby, Christopher // Fairfield County Business Journal; 3/4/96, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p9 

    Reports on the plan of Bridgeport, Connecticut Police Chief Thomas J. Sweeney to put pawn shops in the area under tight regulatory control. Propensity of the shops to facilitate criminal acts; Plan to limit the number of the shops.

  • The Village of Hazel Crest Discusses Lifting Pawn Shop Moratorium.
    Edwards, Lee // Chicago Citizen - South Suburban Edition; 1/29/2014, Vol. 33 Issue 13, p1 

    The article discusses a public meeting by officials of the village of Hazel Crest, Illinois with local residents, as of January 2014, on the lifting of the moratorium on business permits to pawn shops and cash-for-gold enterprises, and views of village manager James Whigham, Sr. on the moratorium.

    Crush, Peter // Management Today; Apr2001, p89 

    Focuses on Great Britain-based entrepreneur Andrew Barnes' pawnshop business Tolots. Background on the company's online business operations.

  • The new gold rush.
    Bhupta, Malini // India Today; 8/10/2009, p17 

    The article focuses on the popularity of pawning gold for money in India. The idea while not new came about as consumers find it tough to get loans, in which at competitive rates ranging from 12-15% makes it a win-win situation for both lenders and borrowers. The process works by simply walking...

  • One Man's Trash.
    Vacca, Jamie; Baraka, Rhonda // Atlanta; Jan2001, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p22 

    Focuses on Atlanta, Georgia rock singer Angie Aparo's interest in thrift stores and pawnshops. Reasons for Aparo's interest in used clothes and other personal effects; Discovery of a 1960s model Sears Silvertone guitar in a pawnshop; Speculation on the story of each item found in thrift stores.

  • In Hock: Pawning in Early America.
    Woloson, Wendy A. // Journal of the Early Republic; Spring2007, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p35 

    The article focuses on the history of pawning in the early centuries in the U.S. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, pawning was something people resorted to when they needed money. People often offer horses, plows, or similar piece of capital as collateral in exchange for a short-term...

    Potthoff, Katie // Governing; Aug1999, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p40 

    Focuses on the significance of the online information system Pawn Shop Network to the police department of Miami-Dade County, Florida as of August 1999. Benefits to police officers; Increase in the number of arrest made by the department.

  • Art pawnshop in Beverly Hills.
    Lewis, Joe // Art in America; Feb1994, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p27 

    Features Charles Sherman's Pawnbrokers for the Arts in Beverly Hills, California. Providing loans to art collectors; Acceptable collaterals; Maximum loan term.

  • 'Free' room air conditioners found in Tampa pawn shops.
    Lewis, Joe // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 12/28/98, Vol. 205 Issue 17, p1 

    Cites a report published in `The Tampa Tribune,' about low-income residents in Tampa, Florida, who have been pawning the room air conditioners they had freely received from government. Government's budget for the free air conditioners; Failure of local social workers to require recipients to...

  • Pawnshop Detail--From Drudge to Hi-Tech.
    Kingman, Ken // Links; Dec2005, p1 

    Provides information on the contributions of volunteers from Computer Unlimited in upgrading the Bust-a-Pawn program of the Billings Police Department in Montana, as of December 2005. Background on the Bust-a-Pawn initiative that aims to protect pawnshops from criminals; Problems posed by...

  • Oro Centro is changing the traditional conception of a pawnshop.
    Kingman, Ken // Caribbean Business; 5/31/2012, Vol. 40 Issue 21, pS21 

    The article focuses on Oro Centro pawnshop chain which operates six branches in Puerto Rico of which four have cybercafes. It says that the shop sells various items including perfume, watches such as Bulgari, and digital cameras. According to the pawnshop's client Manuel López, getting money...

  • Pawn shop chain owner taking sales to the Web.
    Porter, Steve // Northern Colorado Business Report; 11/4/2011, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p4 

    The article offers information on the plans of Tim Lanham, who founded pawnshop business and owner of 22 mister money stores regarding the launch of new online shopping store.

    Porter, Steve // Credit Management; Apr2003, p8 

    Reports on the increase in the profits of British pawnbroker Albermale and Bond.

  • Trading slick for sleek: Pawn biz resurrects itself.
    Schneider, A.J. // Indianapolis Business Journal; 9/26/94, Vol. 15 Issue 26, p1 

    Portrays the growing pawnbroking business in Indianapolis, Indiana. Pawnshop statistics report in Indiana from the Indiana Department of Financial Institutions; Cash America International Inc. and EZ Corp. Inc. as major owners of pawnshops in Indianapolis; Reasons for pawning; Cost of opening a...

  • Dandy.
    Schneider, A.J. // Fort Worth Business Press; 2/14/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p1 

    Reports on the corporate profits of Cash America International in 2002. Growth of the revenue of the pawnshop; Efforts of Dan Feehan, president and chief executive officer of Cash America to change the societal image of pawnshops; Factors that influence the growth of the company.

  • Pawn 1 starts expansion into Southern Idaho.
    Wilson, Rockt // Journal of Business (10756124); 6/29/2006, Vol. 21 Issue 14, pA5 

    The article reports that Spokane, Washington-based pawnshop chain Pawn 1 Inc. plans to open five outlets in Southern Idaho within the next three years, which would give the growing chain a total of 14 stores. According to pawnshop owner Mark Lax, permits to construct a 10,000-square-foot store...

  • In-Home Service.
    Wilson, Rockt // SHOT Business; Feb/Mar2011, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p22 

    The article presents questions and answers related to firearms including whether it is right to deliver a gun to a customer provided it has all the background checks clear, the procedure for a licensed pawnbroker to return a firearm and whether a firearm has a standardised list of markings he...

    Ahmad, S. A. Bashir; Mansor, Norudin; Nadiah, A. Nurul // Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business; Feb2012, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p748 

    This paper aimed to identify the vital factors that have contributed to the growth of the Ar-Rahnu which is known to be Islamic pawn broking system popularly known to be one of the dominant pawn brokers in Malaysia. Specifically, this study examines the factors influencing the customer...

  • Pawnshops and Loan-Offices/ from de Economist.
    Ahmad, S. A. Bashir; Mansor, Norudin; Nadiah, A. Nurul // De Economist (0013-063X); Sep2009, Vol. 157 Issue 3, p357 

    The article focuses on the issues surrounding pawnshops and loan-offices. It states that pawnshops exercise a detrimental instead of benevolent influence on welfare, while extending the scope of loan-offices. It notes that the high rate of interest and other costs of the loan received can...

  • Chapter Sixteen: How I changed masters twice in two days, and after all found myself in pawn.
    Reed, Talbot Baines // Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch; 3/ 1/2008, p97 

    Chapter Sixteen of the book "The Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch," is presented. It highlights the new owner of the three-guinea silver watch which is the uncle of Stumpy Walker, the one who stole the watch. It then cited the lending of the watch at the pawnshop at the corner of Grime Street...

  • Pawnbrokers break the stereotype.
    Mihailovich, Steven // Las Vegas Business Press (10712186); 7/4/2005, Vol. 22 Issue 27, p2 

    Focuses on the pawnbrokers in Las Vegas, Nevada. Comparison of the average transactions a month between pawnshops in Las Vegas and Phoenix, Arizona; Statistics from a study by the National Pawnbrokers Association; Influence of Internet auction sites on the business of pawnbrokers; Requirements...

  • First Cash opening four retail sites in Mexico.
    Sipos, Eric // Business Press; 05/14/99, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p3 

    Reports on the plan of Texas-based First Cash Financial Services Inc. to open four pawn stores in Mexico in 1999. Remarks by the firm's chief executive Rick Powell on the expansion plan; Market prospects in Mexico for pawnshops.

  • Area Residents Say "No" to Pawnshop.
    Bayliss, Deborah // Chicago Citizen - South End Edition; 5/1/2013, Vol. 46 Issue 13, p1 

    The article offers information on a protest made by the organization Members of the South Shore Gardens Betterment Association against the provider of financial services Cash America Inc.'s proposed pawnshop in Chicago, Illinois.

  • Store is not your ordinary pawn shop.
    Fink, Jason // Granite City Press-Record; 2/27/2013, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p9 

    The article offers information on Jim's Pawn and Jewelry in Collinsville, Illinois. From 1946 to 1989, the father and grandfather of Jim Hudson Jr. had been local jewelers. After his father went out of business, Hudson has met with several pawnbrokers to determine the profitability of the pawn...

    Fink, Jason // Association Management; Oct2003, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p99 

    Provides updates on terminated services provided by several organizations in the U.S. Reduction in the number of print magazine issues of the International Employee Assistance Professional Association; Decision of the Placer County Association of Realtors to stop posting yard signs for homes...

    Baysinger, Tim // Broadcasting & Cable; 11/12/2012, Vol. 142 Issue 44, p4 

    The article reports on the launch of the interactive web site,, which gives "Pawn Stars" television program viewers the chance to sell or pawn their extra items via a new partnership with online pawn shop Pawngo.

    Baysinger, Tim // People; Oct2010 Stars at Hom, Vol. 74 Issue 12, p50 

    The article presents a list of items that have been featured on the television program "Pawn Stars," including a bronze medal, a cash register and an electric guitar.

  • Down At The Pawn Shop.
    Snyder, David // Baltimore Jewish Times; 10/12/2012, Vol. 328 Issue 6, p40 

    The article offers information on Greenmount Jewelry and Loan, a pawn business in Baltimore, Maryland which is owned by Gordy Lifson. it is discussed that in early 20th century, Jews were discriminated and were not allowed to enter into craft guilds and other arts in the U.S. it is discussed...

  • Only the Rich Go into Hock.
    Snyder, David // Time; 1/28/1966, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p66 

    The article reports on the new image of the pawnbroker business in the U.S. It notes that pawnshop owner Richard Kaskel has said that majority of its customers are from the high income group earning at least 10,000 dollars. It adds that Chicago's Fidelity Loan Bank partner Bert Greenfield has...

    Sternal, Barbara // Dollars & Sense; Nov/Dec2006, Issue 268, p19 

    The article defines several terms commonly used in the so-called fringe economy. Payday loans are small, short-term loans, usually of no more than $1,500, to cover expenses until the borrower's next payday. Check cashing stores provide services for people who don't have checking accounts. Money...

  • Cops meet with antiques, pawn shops.
    Sternal, Barbara // Journal of Business (10756124); 9/12/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 19, pA2 

    Reports on the proposal of the Spokane, Washington, Police Department aimed at stemming the sale of stolen property to antiques dealers and pawn shops.

  • The Pawnbroker's Wife (Music release).
    Sternal, Barbara // Music Week; 3/16/2002, Issue 10, p11 

    Reviews the music album 'The Pawnbroker's Wife,' by Johnny Dowd.

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