Cash Converters and the Alternatives to Getting Hard Cash


Cash Converters is the world’s largest and trusted specialist in the buying and selling of second-hand goods and provides the fastest and easiest access to cash. Cash Converters opened in South Africa since in 1994 and has over 66 stores Southern Africa, and are growing fast.

Cash Converters is known as the world’s largest franchised trader of second-hand goods and now also offers a range of personal cash loans. We provide fast and easy cash loans for our customers, which include Cash Advance and the PayDay Advance loans, quick and easy cash when you need it most.

Cash Converters stores consist of a “Buy Shop” where customers sell their goods and a retail store where customers can buy a wide variety of second-hand goods. Cash Converters stores are bright and modern where customers can buy and sell quality second-hand household goods in a cheerful, modern retail environment.

Unlike your traditional dark, dingy second-hand shop, a Cash Converters store is well-lit, and a welcoming environment to shop in. Attractive and well situated amongst more traditional retailers, the merchandising display is exciting and the trading style unique.

Are There Any Alternatives?

Although there are other second hand goods traders in South Africa, the only real competition for Cash Converters is Cash Crusaders.

Cash Crusaders first opened its doors in January 1996 in Plumstead, Cape Town. Today it boasts in excess of 176 stores located all over the southern African region from Cape Town, Uppington and Namibia , Botswana and Lesotho.

They retail a range of directly imported new goods that includes products as diverse as electronic goods, sporting equipment, musical instruments, D.I.Y tools, photographic equipment and small household appliances. Their range of quality second hand items enables a vibrant exchange and valuable flow of warranty used goods from consumer to consumer in an efficient, regulated and reliable environment.


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