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Do Pawn Shops Make Money

By | March 1, 2023

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Do Pawn Shops Make Money

Do Pawn Shops Make Money

The 2020s have been a rollercoaster for America’s pawn shops — and not in the way you might think. Getty Images/iStockphoto.

Pawning Your Stuff: An Easy And Accessible Way To Get Small Secured Loans

Emily Stewart covers business and economics and writes The Big Squeeze newsletter, exploring how ordinary people get squeezed under capitalism. Prior to joining, he worked at TheStreet.

Perry Lewin has been in the pawnshop industry for 28 years, but he’s never seen a year like this. Sales have skyrocketed at her Decatur jewelry and antiques store in central Illinois. At the start …