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 here
Far from the crusty characters seen in reality shows like Hardcore Pawn and Pawn Stars, this English company has another clientele in mind. Read on
Pawn shops in Connecticut are working to clean up their reputation. "It's not the 'poor man's bank' anymore. It's everyday people that need a little help getting by," said Jay Sargent, president of the Connecticut Association of Pawnbrokers. Read article here
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...
For thousands of years, people all over the world have from time to time found themselves with one problem in common—the need for fast cash. And for almost as long, there’s been one easy way to solve it: To “pawn” personal items of value for a cash loan. Read whole...
Gold was trading near a six-week low on Monday, and was headed for its first monthly decline this year on growing optimism about the U.S. economy and weak physical demand in Asia. Read more
Mesa Police say 16 people were arrested and hundreds of guns confiscated after an investigation into trafficked stolen goods from a pawn shop. Read more
(CNN) -- Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $50 million of his own money to build a state-by-state grass-roots network focused on stemming the tide of gun violence by expanding the background check system for gun buyers. Read article here ...
Posh pawn: From Porsches to prized artworks, how business is booming for one very swanky Home Counties pawnbroker
Prestige Pawnbrokers opened six years ago in Weybridge in Surrey Business set up by former property developer James Constantinou The shop have opened their doors to documentary makers Programme will show the varied clientele using Prestige Read article...
Arlington-based First Cash Financial Services earned $22.7 million, or 77 cents a share, in the first quarter, up 12 percent from a year earlier despite closures of payday loan locations. Read article
Walmart has introduced a new, lower-priced money transfer service that could undercut the traditional players in the industry. Read more
National Pawnbrokers Association (NPA) teams up to bring big gift to Lee High School. Article here
Florissant woman, Charlene White, 38, is charged with assault and armed criminal action at a Hazelwood pawn shop on North Lindbergh, last month. Read on
Adopting some good habits can help stave off costly errors when it comes to record-keeping. It can also help you to stay out of trouble with the Internal Revenue Service. Here are five bookkeeping tips for entrepreneurs. Read on for tips here
Police are hoping surveillance photos will help them locate the five men wanted for robbing a pawn shop in north Houston. It happened just after 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26 at the Diamond Pawn Shop at 8900 Jensen. Read more!
A lost camera full of family vacation pictures will soon be reunited with its rightful owners thanks to alert Boston pawn shop workers who sensed something was amiss. Read more
Diamonds may be forever, but supplies are fading fast. After two fruitless decades of diamond exploration, mining companies are now scraping the bottom of their existing assets, facing a seemingly inevitable decline in production from 2019. Read entire article here
Pawn shops, gold buyers and used video game dealers must now get a license to operate in Greenwood. Secondhand stores, pawn shops and similar businesses must purchase a $25 permit; keep better records; and share information with police, under the new ordinance. Read...