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Shane’s The Pawn Shop- Pawnshops in Asia

Shane’s – The Pawn Shop, Inc Pawnshops hit as SE Asians sweat before pay day BY: EVELINE DANUBRATA AND KHETTIYA JITTAPONG Faced with rising living costs and unable to wait until pay day, growing numbers of Southeast Asians are putting their gold jewellery and designer watches in hock, creating a boom in pawnshops across Singapore, [...]

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Shane’s The Pawn Shop: Singapore Cost of Living- Pawn Shop Helps

Shane’s – The Pawn Shop, Inc Singapore cost of living sees pawnshops thrive Thursday May 16, 2013  |  Bhavan Jaipragas for Agence France Presse An employee records the weight of a gold necklace at a Moneymax outlet in Singapore on April 18, 2013 Singaporean housewife Siti Khadijah Abdul Rahman accumulated a few thousand dollars’ worth [...]

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Shane’s The Pawn Shop: Hong Kong’s Pawnbroking Industry

Hong Kong pawnbroker sees growth in ancient industry By Katie Hunt BBC News, Hong Kong Tucked away on a side street among Hong Kong’s shimmering skyscrapers, Tak Wah Pawnshop appears out of step with this modern financial centre. A customer, shielded by a privacy screen, reaches up to an elevated counter and hands over a [...]

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Shane’s The Pawn Shop- “Pawn Shop Chain Seeks Hong Kong Listing”

Shane’s – The Pawn Shop, Inc Pawn Shop in Hong Kong By Robert Li and Isabella Steger Bloomberg News Pedestrians walk past the Oi Wah Pawnshop, left, and signage for the Tak Wah Pawnshop in Hong Kong, China, on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012. Being the first of its kind will always draw some attention. That’s [...]

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Shane’s The Pawn Shop Pawner Vs. Pawbroker in Malaysia

Shane’s – The Pawn Shop, Inc Easy Pawn Shops – Do you need to Pawn? May 21, 2009 by KCLau Do you know that the legendary jazz musician, Louis Armstrong bought his first horn in a pawn shop? It was sold to him for 35 cents only. You can watch the video below to hear [...]

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Shane’s The Pawn Shop- Banks Vs Pawnshops

Shane’s – The Pawn Shop, Inc Why do many go to pawnshops more than banks? By Michelle V. Remo Philippine Daily Inquirer For many Filipinos, pawning jewelry at a neighborhood pawnshop has been the most common and quickest way to address an urgent need for relatively small amounts of cash. Compared with banks, pawnshops do [...]

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Shane’s The Pawn Shop Thai Pawn Shops

Shane’s – The Pawn Shop, Inc Bangkok pawn shops: alive and well Published: 30/04/2012 at 10:37 AM Online news: Learning From News The neighbourhood pawnshop, where residents can get loans in exchange for valuables, is still doing a very good business in Bangkok. For many, pawn pays the bills Rising costs are forcing some to [...]

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Shane’s The Pawn Shop: Indonesia’s Biggest Pawn Shop and The Gov’t

Shane’s – The Pawn Shop, Inc Indonesia Pawn Shop Firm Shelves IPO, Asks Govt for Capital October 05, 2012 By: The Jakarta Globe State-owned pawnshop operator Perum Pegadaian. (Antara Photo/Andika Wahyu) Indonesia’s biggest pawn shop operator PT Pegadaian has asked the government for a fresh capital injection after a plan to raise up to Rp [...]

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Shane’s The Pawn Shop: Chinese Culture

Shane’s – The Pawn Shop, Inc Pawnshop by: Cultural-China.com Pawnshops offer short-term loans on interest to borrowers. Citizens in straitened circumstances or businesses with a slow turnover would leave their clothes or gold, silver and house title deeds, as a pledge in order to borrow from the pawnshop an amount of cash lower in value [...]

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Shane’s The Pawn Shop: Pawnbroking Industry in UK

Shane’s – The Pawn Shop, Inc Industry Sector: Pawnbroker Sector trends by: Sandater Business Guides What has been happening in the pawnbroking sector? The pawnbroking industry has expanded steadily in the UK since the early 1990s. Recent years have seen an increase in the use of pawnbroking services by customers from all walks of life. [...]

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