“What a wealth of knowledge-even for a pro like me!”
-Ken Rusty, Gold and Precious Gems of San Diego (4 locations)
“Extremely valuable information, even for successful pawnbrokers, like me.”
-Owner’s name Steve Hirschhorn, Unique Pawnbrokers (2 locations)
“This book would have saved a ton of money had it been out when I started my business”
-Gary Feldman, El Cajon Jewelry and Loan
How to Open a Successful Pawnshop is written by Norman Gornbein, a former pawnbroker and master jeweler with 30 years experience. The book is thorough, clear, and, yes, even entertaining, thanks to the author’s positive and engaging personality.
Norman Gornbein, whose extremely successful pawnshop was featured on CNN, now works as a consultant to existing pawnshops for a $50,000 fee. How to Open a Successful Pawnshop is all about how Norman Gornbein did it and does it, and how you can do it too. The book includes priceless and detailed information on how to evaluate gold, diamonds, and jewelry.
How to Open a Successful Pawnshop covers anything that will be brought into a pawnshop including watches, cameras, electronics, firearms, musical instruments, sporting goods, tools, and even vehicle title loans. Related businesses such as payday loans, providing debit cards, and online pawnshops are also included.
In addition, you will be shown how to organize your pawnshop, make it secure, staff it with the right employees, and even fill your pawnshop with a starting inventory at zero cost!
How to Open a Successful Pawnshop is well worth the price to those who aspire to enter the very profitable business of becoming a pawnbroker-and to established pawnbrokers who want to improve their business. For his full consultancy of a pawnshop, Norman Gornbein charges $50,000. His hourly rate is $250.
For far less than his rate of $250 for one hour, in How to Open a Successful Pawnshop, Norman Gornbein gives you a step-by-step plan on how you can open your own successful pawnshop—a business that is not only recession-proof, but which thrives both in good times and bad times.
How to Open a Successful Pawn Shop teaches you how and where to locate your pawnshop, and how best to lay it out.
You will learn how to organize your operation including accounting systems, and what what is the best software systems you should use—both for accounting and for keeping track of and securing your valuable inventory.
You will learn how to organize your pawnshop down to the last detail!
You will learn how to make your pawnshop secure in every respect—site security, with double doors, safes, and alarm systems in the most affordable way.
You will learn how to be safe from fraud, both from your clients and your employees.
You will learn how to value expensive items of jewelry, gold, and diamonds, and watches (remember, Norman Gornbein is a master jeweler).
How to Open a Successful Pawnshop will also show you how to evaluate, cameras, electronics, firearms, musical instruments, sporting goods, tools, and even vehicle title loans.
You will learn how to place a value on anything your client brings into your pawnshop—and will tell you what items you should and must refuse.
How to Open a Successful Pawnshop also teaches you about related business opportunities which can make your pawnshop even more profitable—these include money-making payday loans, debit cards, and online pawnshops.
How to Open a Successful Pawnshop will show you how to make money under any economic conditions.
The time to get into the booming business of pawnshops is NOW!