After around a yr of making ready the previous Golden Corral subsequent to KFC on North Columbia Road, the new spot of Van’s Pawn Mart opened July 13.
“I’m just energized about a new city,” claimed Ross Dempsey, retailer manager. “Every city has unique stuff it sells … it is just exciting to see a new current market.”
There are other locations in Macon and Warner Robins, but Dempsey stated that this was the ideal time for enlargement. Van’s noticed an possibility with the building, which experienced ample storage and parking to accommodate the company.
Van’s was launched in 1993 in Macon by Van Dempsey and Allan Ritzer. Van Dempsey is a accredited gemologist and had worked for several yrs at Strauther Harris Jewelers in Houston County when he made a decision to make a career change by opening his very own business enterprise.
The enterprise is regarded for its 10/10/10 deal — 10% down, 10% minimal and 10 months. Van’s offers items which includes instruments, electronics, jewellery and extra.
Dempsey mentioned that Van’s will also before long be in a position to sell firearms.
“Everybody is prepared for guns,” Dempsey stated. “Nine out of 10 clients inquire about guns, it is about the similar as Warner Robins I’d say, but people today enjoy guns.”
Van’s also specializes in jewelry. The company’s web-site states that they have jewelry available “for any taste and funds.” The enterprise purchases and sells gold, platinum and silver and is effective with heirloom jewellery and pieces from estate product sales as perfectly as modern pieces. Both of those jewelry and look at maintenance are accessible.
All the sterling silver in the store is at the moment new together with some new gold. The diamonds are refurbished.
The hold off in the official ribbon reducing is because of to Van’s testing out a new cloud-primarily based software package. This will allow for every retail outlet to be equipped to see what inventory the other retailers have in inventory. At the time it is figured out at the Milledgeville place, all the retailers will swap above.
Dempsey stated that opening a spot in Milledgeville presents them immediate believability because of to the two other locations’ reputations.
“It presents us kind of an quick trustworthiness simply because we experienced the other outlets,” Dempsey mentioned. “A very good little bit of our consumers who come in have performed company at our other retailers.”
Van’s goal is to keep its track record and do the job in conjunction with other pawn stores in the Milledgeville location.
“We uphold our track record of currently being the friendliest store in city,” Dempsey said. “We acquired that term lots of years in the past and we try to preserve it that way.”
These wishing to master a lot more about Van’s Pawn Mart can discover them on the net at www.vanspawnmart.com and on each Facebook and Instagram.