Who are we?

We’ve been making life more affordable for our UK customers since 1991.

We’re proud to be the UK’s largest second-hand retailer with affordable personal finance solutions that give our customers the freedom of choice.

Where we've come from

Cash Converters started in Australia in 1984 and now there are over 700 stores worldwide. We have pioneered the buying and selling of pre-owned goods for almost four decades.

Our Customers

Our customers are at the heart of our business and we pride ourselves on helping our customers and lending support. Customer loyalty is at the core of our business. Visit one of our welcoming, community focused stores around the UK and you’ll find a wide selection of products on sale.

Our Promise

We work closely with the local and national police authorities and other key partners to help combat crime throughout our stores and help reduce the movement and handling of stolen goods.


1984 – Founder Brian Cumins opened the first store in Victoria Park, Western Australia.
1991 – The first international store opened in Essex, UK
2001 – The first Cash Converters UK website was released 
2005 – Reached 450 stores worldwide
2009 – Cash Converters reached 500 stores worldwide
2010 – Online lending launched in Australia
2012 – The first Cash Converters e-Commerce website was released
2014 – We celebrated our 30th birthday with 768 stores in 21 countries
2019 – Peter Hall appointed CEO of Cash Converters UK
2020 – Sam Budiselik appointed Managing Director and CEO of Cash Converters International
2021 – Cash Converters celebrates turning 30 in the UK