Pawn Shops – They’re For Everyone

Robbie Whitten, owner of Money Mizer Pawn & Jewelry

Robbie Whitten, owner of Money Mizer Pawn & Jewelry

If you’ve flipped through your TV guide lately, you’ve probably noticed a trend – shows like “Pawn Stars” and “Hardcore Pawn” are showing a side of pawn shops most people have never seen before. No longer just for people down on their luck or in need of quick cash, pawn shops are rapidly becoming an important resource for consumers from all backgrounds – whether it’s an unexpected need for short-term funds, or just the thrill of a great bargain on big-ticket items like jewelry, pawn shops are becoming ubiquitous throughout the country.

That’s a trend Money Mizer Pawn & Jewelry, a pawn shop franchise based in Columbus, Ga., is capitalizing on. The franchise, which has seven locations throughout Georgia, Alabama, and Florida, recently appeared in a US News & World Report article discussing the increasing popularity of pawn shops for a wider segment of the population. Money Mizer itself has seen significant growth since the company began franchising in 2009. In response to the growing demand for pawn shops, the company expects to have 16 to 18 stores open by the end of 2014.

To learn more about Money Mizer you can visit www.moneymizerfranchises.com