By Sharon Rapoport Ever since Christian T. moved to the neighborhood, he had driven past the San Diego pawn shop countless times. He had even visited. However, he never thought of asking about the unique object he had pawned years ago. Since he was not able to retrieve it at the time, he figured it […]
May 18, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The National Pawnbrokers Association (NPA) Announces the Results of the Annual Trend Survey and Compares Industry Trends Over Five Years Southlake, TX – The NPA announced today the results of the NPA 2017 Trend Survey. The survey, which was conducted in early 2018, focuses on industry trends as reported […]
“My mentor, who introduced me to the jewelry and pawn industry, passed away unexpectedly this past February. His name was James Martin (Uncle Jimmy to me) and was from Sarasota, FL, formerly of Crown Point, IN.”
Oregon is home to a number of recognizable names: Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers, Mount Hood, Pendleton, and a five-store pawn operation called All That Glitters Jewelry and Loans.
The House Financial Services Committee hearing on February 15, 2018, titled “Examining De-risking and its Effect on Access to Financial Services,” was a positive step forward for the NPA and pawnbrokers. The hearing covered the issue of discontinuance and the related impact to small business.
School Music Programs That Have Suffered from Tornadoes, Floods, Hurricanes and Fires Will Receive Musical Instruments from Pawnbrokers with the help of The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation and Music Rising
Dave Newman is both president and head janitor of his South San Francisco, CA, store, South City Pawn. Established in 1969, he and his brother took ownership of the store in 1989. They have been members of NPA ever since.