March 04 2006
VALUE PAWN & JEWELRY CONTINUES EXPANSION
VALUE PAWN & JEWELRY CONTINUES EXPANSION WITH THE
GRAND OPENING OF ITS FIRST PLANT CITY STORE
Plant City, Fla. -- Orlando-based Value Pawn & Jewelry (Value) recently celebrated the grand opening of its first Plant City store with a reception and ribbon-cutting ceremony. Several members of the Plant City Chamber of Commerce attended the event, which began with opening words from Value Regional Manager Chris Guidice.
The store -- which is located at 109 Prosser Drive -- is Value's 56th site in Florida, and 62nd nationwide.
Founded by President & CEO John Thedford in 1994, Value Financial Services, Inc. operates pawn and jewelry stores under the banner of Value Pawn & Jewelry in Florida and Georgia, and Check Jewelry and Loan in Tennessee. Value is the largest privately-held pawn chain in the country and has been named to the Orlando Business Journal?s "Golden 100" list as well as to Inc. Magazine's 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies. The company has a distinguished record of being the most innovative operator of multi-unit shops in the industry and has achieved "World Class" ranking by The Gallup Organization for its excellence in customer service.