Girl Scouts, Max Pawn, in on Sweet Business

Girl Scout cookie sellers have always been entrepreneurs, developing skills in marketing, sales and accounting on the fly. Now a Las Vegas business leader is helping a local Girl Scout sharpen her business acumen and boost her cookie sales. Max Pawn's Michael Mack has been helping 14-year-old Jade Rowe of Girl Scout Troop 41, teaching her about customer service, sales … [Read more...]

Improvements Coming to East Downtown in Reno

Reno's East Fourth Street will be transformed during the second annual Positively 4th Street Better Block Project event. Considered "the gateway" to downtown Reno, Fourth Street is home to several historical properties but is in need of upgrades and repair. Local businesses are looking to spruce up the area through landscaping, adding a two-way bicycle lane, re-striping … [Read more...]

Max Pawn Hosts Car Wash on Saturday, May 31

Max Pawn is hosting THE BEST CAR WASH by the LVSA 96 Red boys' soccer team on Saturday, May 31, 2014.

Max Pawn, which is located at 6040 W. Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas, is hosting THE BEST CAR WASH by the LVSA 96 Red boys' soccer team on Saturday, May 31, 2014. The boys will wash cars in exchange for donations from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the northeast corner of Sahara and Jones. Proceeds from the car wash will help cover travel costs for the team to attend Regionals in New … [Read more...]

Las Vegas-based Max Pawn Locates Priceless Memento

When a customer showed Max Pawn a framed piece of artwork depicting creatures, Mack knew it was special.

Pixar Animation Studio’s Steve Pilcher Created Artwork At Age 18 as a Class Project When a customer showed Las Vegas pawnbroker Michael Mack a framed piece of artwork depicting creatures, Mack knew it was special. As it turns out, the piece was created as a class project nearly 40 years ago by then-student Steve Pilcher, who eventually went on to become an award-winning … [Read more...]

Southern Nevada Home Prices Stable

Southern Nevada home prices for January were unchanged from the previous month. That is according to the most recent statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR). The median home price for a single-family home sold was $185,000. That is over 23 percent higher than January of last year. “January is usually one of our slowest months for home … [Read more...]

Max Pawn’s ‘Buy Back’ Program Removes Buyer’s Remorse

Michael Mack, general manager of Max Pawn in Las Vegas, has launched a new "buy back" program.

You might be cash strapped but need a luxury handbag or watch to wear for a special event. Or you may fret about purchasing something impulsively and regretting it later. Michael Mack, general manager of Max Pawn in Las Vegas, has launched a new "buy back" program that solves these dilemmas. Customers of the luxury Las Vegas pawn shop can now sell items back to the … [Read more...]

Max Pawn Supports Girl Scout Troup 41 with Valentine’s Promotion

The Las Vegas-based Max Pawn is giving a free box of Girl Scout cookies away with every $20 purchase through Valentine's Day.

The Las Vegas-based Max Pawn is giving a free box of Girl Scout cookies away with every $20 purchase through Valentine's Day. Max Pawn Principal and General Manager Michael Mack said he anticipates he will give away a few hundred boxes by the end of the day on Friday, February 14. Girl Scouts from troup 41, including Jade Rowe, will be in the store from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. … [Read more...]

Historic Train Depot in Reno to House Combined Brewery and Distillery

The historic Nevada-California-Oregon Railway Depot in Reno will house the Silver State's first combined brewery and distillery. This is according to a statement released by Reno natives Chris Shanks and Brandon Wright, who have partnered with a "long-time Nevada family" to transform the downtown building. The business, dubbed The Depot Craft Provisions Company, is expected … [Read more...]