cash mob


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cash mob

n
a group of people coordinated to meet and spend money at a local, independent business at a particular time
[C21: modelled on flash mob]
ˈcashˌmobbing n
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Mass mobs began last November in Buffalo, where Christopher Byrd, 47, was inspired by an initiative called a cash mob, which sought to support local small businesses by having groups of people patronize the same mom-and-pop shop on a particular day.
A cash mob is an event which consists of community members gathering to help local merchants by purchasing goods and services from the shops to bolster sales.
A cash mob is an event in which people use social media and e-mail to join together to support Springfield chamber businesses.
If anyone else wants to join the cash mob they can turn up at 11am on Saturday outside The Picturedome, Holmfirth.
recently hosted a cash mob to help raise money for the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity.
3 Wise Monkeys in Fenkle Street, Alnwick, Northumberland, holds what could be the North East's first cash mob on Saturday.
The Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a Cash Mob from noon to 1 p.
To prepare for the cash mob, the $92 million NuPath Community Credit Union in Wyandotte, Mich.
A cash mob is an event in which social media and e-mail are used to encourage people to support Springfield Chamber member businesses.
As the "shop local" movement gains popularity with consumers, one way retailers can take a proactive stance is by starting or participating in a mob--a cash mob, that is.
Each of the cash mob members were given $10 to spend at the local eatery and were joined by members, credit union employees and their families.