Pawn shops thrive in tough economy
In effect, Florida has become the pawn capital of America, with 1,280 of the 10,000 pawn shops in the country ... s customers at Daddy’s Cash pawn the same thing over and over again whenever they need money and time is of the essence.
EZCorp buys eight Florida pawn shops
... and loan giant purchased the stores in Central and South Florida from Legacy Equity Fund Inc. They will operate under the Value Pawn brand. EZCorp acquired Value Financial Services Inc. last year in a $79.8 million cash and stock transaction, assuming ...
Catch Me If You Can
By the time he reached his twenties ... a mistake with the mailing address. Nelson took the electronics to pawn shops, where he sold them for cash; the coins went to a stamp-and-coin shop in Kissimmee, adjacent to Orlando. One day at Disney World, Nelson ...
The Great American Gold Rush: Women, pawn shops and even barbers cash in as price hits record high
Here, we look at the knock-on effect that is having on the streets of the U.S. Uncle Ben's Pawn Shop in Cleveland has never seen a rush ... A little over a year later, it rose above $1,000 for the first time. This past March, it began rocketing up.
Cash America buying PawnMart’s metro pawnshops
Pawnshop operator Cash America ... three additional stores in North Carolina in a cash deal valued at $62 million. PawnMart Chief Executive Officer Tom Haas said the company’s board decided it was the right time to sell and Cash America, which he called ...