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May 18, 2022

Pawnshops, like every other company, are run by people. What's the significance of this? Great leadership, effective marketing, sound business strategy, and excellent customer experience can all be applied to any sort of business. Consider it this way: pawnshops are providing something that consumers need.

 

Pawn Profit...


May 11, 2022

If you ever need to make a decision, do not feel bad about it. Maybe it's coming from a place of not wanting to hurt anyone's feelings, or maybe it's coming from a place of just not knowing what to do. But whatever the reason is, don't feel bad. You're doing what's best for you, and that's all that matters.

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May 4, 2022

For this episode, I have the opportunity to interview Kelly Swisher, the President of the Illinois Pawnbrokers Association and owner of Arlington Jewelry & Loan. Kelly talks about his "chain of one", team culture, treating people with respect, the importance of being a member of your state association, and more!

 

If...


Apr 27, 2022

How have you been complacent lately? Which areas of your life have you been complacent? It could be your relationships, your business, or your health. If you're saying yes to a lot of things and not keeping those promises,  you might be complacent. And that's not a good thing.

 

Pawn Profit Pillars, Yigal’s first...


Apr 20, 2022

We detest it when our customers have price objections, but we do it on our own all the time! Pawnbrokers are equally guilty of price objections for both major purchases in the company and minor items. When you have a price objection, it is because you feel the item is not worth the value. You are looking at the...