Free Shipping, Smooth Shopping Experience Led to Spikes in Spending Cyber Monday

The power of discounts was on display yet again this year during the holiday shopping weekend as...

Thanksgiving and Black Friday 2018 Spending Up 6% Over Last Year, 5% for Small Businesses

Early shopping results from First Data’s Holiday Insights Dashboard have revealed overall spending...

How to Focus on Quality over Quantity with Social Media

Google ‘small business social media’ and you’ll find hundreds of articles touting the need to be...

Text Messaging: Opt-In Best Practices

Text messaging is a great service that you can provide to your customers to help keep them up to...

Cracking the Code on Heating and Cooling Costs for Your Business

Small businesses across the United States spend a staggering $60 billion on energy every year,...

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What Entrepreneurs Could Learn From Storytellers

With the intense competition in today’s marketplace, entrepreneurs are always searching for new and better ways to become memorable to their market. The art of storytelling can help entrepreneurs make a clear and impactful case for their product.  Read...

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Sharp-eyed pawn shop owner returns stolen statue

TEXAS CITY, TX (KTRK) -- Thieves yanked a beloved baseball statue right out of the ground from a park in Texas City, but now it's on its way back home. And police are giving ABC-13 part of the credit for its return....

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Grandpa’s Pawn of Longmont turns 20

The coat of arms that greets customers walking into Grandpa's Pawn & Gun isn't for sale — it's too much of a conversation piece, owner Rod Brandenburg said. But just about everything else in the store can be had at the right price — and there's no shortage of...

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New Concept in Pawn Brokerage

“The old image of pawn shops has certainly been upgraded by the pawn broker reality TV shows,” Jeffery Knight, manager of Bayou Pawn in Zachary, told the Zachary POST. “We keep our store clean and brightly lit as you would any retail store.” Read more...

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5 Tips for Becoming Debt Free in 2014

We have too much debt in the country, our government’s spending has reached record levels and consumers have racked up more than $115 billion in credit card debt in the past three years alone. Let's make 2014 the year that changes that! Read...

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2014’s Hacking Pain is Cyber Security’s Gain

First it was Target TGT +0.93% that got hacked over the Christmas holiday and that has the company bracing for a fierce backlash after it disclosed that over 70 million credit cards and other customer data was “compromised.” Read article...

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Mirage Las Vegas To Host Pawn Expo 2014

The National Pawnbrokers Association’s (NPA) Pawn Expo 2014 will be held July 8-10 at the beautiful Mirage Las Vegas, situated at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. Pawn Expo is the largest and most comprehensive convention and trade show in the pawn industry. Read...

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