Citations with the tag: PAWNBROKING

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  • Golden windfall for pawn stars.
     // South Asian Post; 2/9/2012, p21 

    The article reports on the development of pawnshops in Singapore, driven by the increase in the prices of gold.

  • Growing a Family Business in Sin City.
    Kranacher, Mary-Jo // CPA Journal; Jan2013, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p6 

    The article features Richard Harrison, owner of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas, Nevada. As most pawn shops in the U.S. are owned by large corporations and his competition in Las Vegas is either owned by EZPawn and CashAmerica, he made it a company policy to have at least one Picasso on...

  • Pawn 1 chain revises its expansion strategy.
    Crompton, Kim // Journal of Business (10756124); 12/19/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 26, pA5 

    Reports on Spokane, Washington-based pawnshop chain Pawn 1 Inc.'s scaling down of its expansion plans. Cashflow problems and end of courtship with a prospective buyer; Focus on serving rural communities.

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

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

  • PCI Corp. rolling out small-town pawn franchises in Texas, Georgia.
    Sayewitz, Ronni // Business Press; 08/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 16, p4 

    Reports August 1997 that PCI Capital Corporation will be offering pawn franchises in Georgia and Texas. When the stores are expected to be opened; Revenues generated by the pawn shops; Examination of the possibility of consolidating the pawn shop business.

  • Cash today, and maybe a bargain tomorrow.
    McKay, Bud // Wenatchee Business Journal; Aug2001, Vol. 15 Issue 8, pA21 

    Reports the business operation of Eastside Pawns at Wenatchee, Washington. Storage of merchandise brought in for a loan; Expansion of business into firearms and musical instrument; Ownership of Debbie Person.

  • Advent-Morro funds La Familia pawnshop expansion.
    López, Alexander // Caribbean Business; 5/26/2011, Vol. 39 Issue 20, p26 

    The article reports on the expansion of La Familia Pawn and Jewelry in Puerto Rico with the support from a new law and investment from Advent-Morro Equity Partners.

    CARNES, LISA // Guideposts; Feb2017, Vol. 71 Issue 12, p31 

    In this article, the author shares his experiences of finding the same diamond rings that they lost few years ago from the pawnshop, and mentions the use of old police report and Donnie's saved receipts to convince the shop owner the for rings.

  • The pawnbroker's chain.
    CARNES, LISA // 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.
    CARNES, LISA // Time; 8/18/1961, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p77 

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

  • Good news Bad news.
    CARNES, LISA // 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...

    PRENTICE, GEORGE // New Yorker; 1/12/1976, Vol. 51 Issue 47, p90 

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

  • Where to Find Ready Cash on Rodeo Drive.
    PRENTICE, GEORGE // 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.

  • 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 (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.

  • 近代日本の庶民金融――東京市芝区T 質店の研究—―.
    Ioku Shigehiko; Shizume Masato // Socio-Economic History / Shakai-Keizai Shigaku; nov2014, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p3 

    In the field of modern Japanese financial history there are few publications on the organs of finance for everyday people, such as pawnbrokers, although there are many works on the activities of the Bank of Japan, city banks, and regional banks. Previous studies on pawnbrokers focus mainly on...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Art pawnshop in Beverly Hills.
    Lewis, Joe // Art in America; Feb94, 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...

  • 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.

  • Wheelchair Giveaway Celebrates Holiday Spirit.
    Boatman, Mark J. // New Mobility; Feb2014, p8 

    The article discusses giveaway of about 22 power wheelchairs by the Norwich, Connecticut based pawn shop business A-Z Pawn on the occasion of celebration of December holidays.

    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.

  • Oro Centro is changing the traditional conception of a pawnshop.
    Crush, Peter // 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...

    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.

  • 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.

  • NYC pawnshop pays full price to settle harassment complaint.
    Duby, Christopher // HR Specialist: New York Employment Law; Apr2015, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p5 

    The article reports that Seapod Pawnshops will pay the full amount to settle the racial and sexual harassment complaint by its employees.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

    Bayliss, Deborah // 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.

  • Only the Rich Go into Hock.
    Bayliss, Deborah // 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...

  • the life and death of florence broadhurst.
    Leser, David // Australian Women's Weekly; Aug2006, Vol. 76 Issue 8, p78 

    This article features the late wallpaper designer Florence Broadhurst. She set up the Broadhurst Academy in Shanghai in 1926, where she taught music, art, elocution and journalism to the children of English expatriates. During the 1930s, Florence Broadhurst was to become Madame Pellier, the...

  • Mourning a Method man.
    Hallett, Vicky // U.S. News & World Report; 7/22/2002, Vol. 133 Issue 3, p12 

    Reports on the death of actor Rod Steiger. Role of Steiger in the motion picture 'The Pawnbroker'; Awards in the acting career of Steiger; Study of acting at the Elia Kazan's Actors Studio.

  • At the Heart of the Dispute.
    Novak, Jessica // Syracuse New Times; 6/12/2013, Issue 2182, p16 

    The article provides information on a law approved by the Syracuse Common Council of New York which aims pawnshops and sellers of secondhand items, and also presents the views of Bryan Burkert, owner of Syracuse, New York-based record store Sound Garden, on the law.

  • PawnMart leases space for second store.
    Rodda, Kelli // Fort Worth Business Press; 11/12/99, Vol. 12 Issue 29, p3 

    Reports that PawnMart Inc. has leased space for its second store in Fort Worth, Texas. Expected opening of the store before Christmas 1999; PawnMart stores' buying and selling of pre-owned merchandise; Provision of short-term loans secured by merchandise; Number of stores operated in various...

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