Candy really should be a form of currency.
Chase Reed and his father, Troy opened Sneaker Pawn on Lenox Avenue in Harlem, and high-end sneakers are their currency of choice.
"The economy might be doing well for corporate America," said Hong. "But it's still rocky for small businesses, especially
Often unfairly viewed as a place of last resort, there are a couple of reasons why pawnshops may be favorable for those looking for a short-term loan.
At a time when businesses around the world are looking for ways to modernize and adapt to rapidly-changing new technologies, it's easy to overlook opportunities to innovate in industries deemed firmly entrenched or depleted.
Wall Street Reform's Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will have significant power to regulate the payday industry (but