The clientele who shop at a pawn shop is very diverse. You have the young who are just starting up in their own place or new business and you have the old who were taught to respect the value of money.
You have those that are bargain hunters always looking for the next best deal as well. Cheap buys are the thrill of the hunt.
Of course there are many who cannot afford to buy all the new gadgets but want them anyways. Cheap bargains are abundant amongst the used goods found in Ottawa area pawn shops and elsewhere.
Pawn shops offer a great alternative to buying brand new as they often have all these new gadgets a little later than all the rest but just as good. Buying used provides the same benefits of the object but at a fraction of the cost.
In this day and age of social consciousness in regards to sustainability and the environment there are more eco-conscious buyers who want or need the stuff but prefer to buy used. Just take a look at how popular sites like Used Ottawa, used Gatineau, Freecycle Ottawa and Freecycle Gatineau are. Sites like Kijiji that sell all sorts of used goods in the Ottawa Gatineau area as well as around the globe are thriving.
Aladdin Pawn Shop in Gatineau provides a great selection of used merchandise to buy for shoppers in the Ottawa Gatineau area.