This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.




Text version   RSS   Subscribe   Unsubscribe   Archive   Media Kit July 23, 2015

Home   Membership   Government Relations   Calendar of Events   Community Outreach   NPA News      

 



Class action lawsuit filed against Austin's EZCorp
The Austin American-Statesman
A California law firm has filed a class-action lawsuit against Austin, Texas-based payday lending and pawnshop chain EZCorp Inc. and its current and prior chief executive officers, claiming they collectively misled investors when they reported past financial results that the company now has said it will restate.
   Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE  




VIDEO: Armed thieves storm pawnshop, steal weapons, jewelry
The Associated Press via CBS News
Surveillance video shows the moments two armed masked men stormed a Denver pawnshop, robbing it of more than a dozen handguns and jewelry, reports CBS Denver.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Police: Thieves cut hole in wall of South Carolina pawnshop, steal jewelry
WSOC-TV
Police are looking for information after someone cut a hole through a wall at an Indian Land, South Carolina, pawnshop and stole several items. The owner said the thieves were in Vinesett's Guns and Gold Shop on Highway 521 for about nine minutes, taking mostly gold rings.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


KBW starts coverage on Cash America, says 'Cash has optionality'
Benzinga
In a recent report, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods analyst Brian Zabora initiated coverage of Cash America International Inc. with a Market Perform rating and price target of $23. "Cash America has a high level of cash flow and with the eventual disposition of its remaining stake in Enova, we believe the company has a significant amount of optionality and potential for capital deployment," Zabora stated, while adding that most of the positives are already reflected in the current stock valuation.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Missed an issue of NPBA Weekly NewsBrief ? Click here to visit NPBA Weekly NewsBrief archive page.


Deputies stop burglary attempt at Turley, Oklahoma, pawnshop
KOTV-TV
Deputies took two juveniles in custody after they said the pair was attempting to break into a Turley, Oklahoma, pawnshop. The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office was called to Dutch's Pawn just before 2 a.m. on July 22.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Kansas City Council in Missouri trying to help track down stolen stuff by passing stricter pawnshop rules
KSHB-TV
If you've ever had thieves steal something from you, you know it's nearly impossible to get your stuff back, but now, the Kansas City Council wants to make it easier to track down stolen items when they're sold to a pawnshop.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Microsoft's phone outsells Apple Watch
USA Today
Apple still won't say how many watches it sold. But one thing most likely for sure: It was beaten by Microsoft's phone. Microsoft told investors during last night’s conference call it sold 8.4 million Lumia smartphones – a more than 10 percent increase from the same period last year. That's just smartphones. Microsoft also sells non-smartphones – to the tune of 19.4 million.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Gun sales loopholes that should be closed
Los Angles Times (editorial)
In the wake of deadly mass shootings in Charleston, South Carolina, and Chattanooga, Tennessee, the nation finds itself once again debating whether and how to further limit access to firearms. Unfortunately, meaningful change is unlikely in a Congress where fealty to the NRA and its ridiculous drive for a fully armed America outweighs politicians' commitments to the safety of the people who elected them. Still, we must continue to push the boulder up the hill and urge Congress to approve two common-sense bills to expand and make existing laws more effective.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Retired sheriff deputy being investigated for possibly pawning evidence (KMSP-TV)
Tim Collier of Pacer Ltd. awarded Pawnbroker of the Year by National Pawnbrokers Association (National Pawnbrokers Association via PRWEb)
Preteen buys realistic-looking handgun from pawnshop (KTRK-TV)

Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.


 

NPBA Weekly NewsBrief
Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Yvette Craig, Senior Content Editor, 469.420.2641   
Contribute news

This edition of NPBA Weekly NewsBrief was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here -- it's free!
Recent issues
July 21, 2015
July 16, 2015
July 14, 2015
July 9, 2015



7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063