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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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Rybolt also mentioned the group had an upcoming workday for the Labor Day float, was planning a "back to school" cash mob on Sept.
The impassioned cartoonist is bringing all of this home to Niagara Falls with an image of a "cash mob" which is a play on the social media nonsense term of "flash mob" now in favor with such local pseudo intellectuals and would-be social activists as Mr.
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.
The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee will host its ninth consecutive monthly "cash mob" at 9 a.m.
AN army of people wanting to support local businesses will carry out a "cash mob" in Holmfirth.
North Hollywood Hardware in Studio City, Calif., recently hosted a cash mob to help raise money for the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity.
In light of the crimes, local resident Kimberly McCool spread the word throughout the community and an outpouring of support resulted in a "cash mob." Customers - some of whom never before shopped at Homestead Grocery & Deli - came through the doors willing to spend $20 in a show of support.
3 Wise Monkeys in Fenkle Street, Alnwick, Northumberland, holds what could be the North East's first cash mob on Saturday.
* heard that the first Cash Mob was very successful, and that a thank you was received from Kim Taylor for choosing Taylor Trading.
The Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a Cash Mob from noon to 1 p.m.