Need cash (or a loan) quick? How pawn shops may be able to help…
My business doesn’t thrive on poor people. My business thrives on yuppies. They buy a Ferrari, but don’t have money for petrol.Roy Peretz
A pawn shop is a business who loans money – or pays cash - to people who bring in valuable items such as jewellery, gold, watches, cameras, musical instruments, televisions or computers.
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I will not buy anything I can’t sell.Roy Peretz
You buy a laptop today; tomorrow it’s worth half the price.Roy Peretz
People who come to us are not bankable. Banks won’t help them.Roy Peretz
You can bring your car to us; you can still drive it but we’ll give you money.Roy Peretz
I’ve pawned two Ferraris this year.Roy Peretz
We have huge problems with security.Roy Peretz
We look at the pictures on your phone to ensure you didn’t steal it.Roy Peretz
The oddest thing I’ve ever been asked to pawn was a vibrator.Roy Peretz
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