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This study looked into the pawnshop industry in Metro Legazpi in order to recommend measures to improve its operations.
Specifically, it answered the following questions:
1. What is the profile of pawnshop industry in Metro Legazpi?
2. What is the current state of operation of the pawnshop industry in Metro Legazpi?
3. What are the problems encountered by the owners/operators and the consequent solutions offered to address them?

Scope and Coverage The study is concentrated on the operations of all the 26 pawnshops fully operating in Metro Legazpi. By counting the head office and branches as one, the 26 offices were consolidated into 12. Three new pawnshops that have complied with the requirements but are still waiting for their registration certificates brought the total respondents to fifteen.
Registered pawnshops in province of Albay but located outside Metro Legazpi were not included in the list of respondents. Financial condition, management practices, and the clients' perspective were likewise not considered in the study.

Sources of Data

The primary source of data was the information generated through the survey questionnaires distributed to the owners and staff of the different pawnshops in Metro Legazpi. The secondary source of data came from the files and records of the Department of Thrift Banks and Non-Bank Financial Institutions, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. Additional data were also culled from the related manuals, circulars, memoranda, books, periodicals, and other related literatures and studies reviewed.


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