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Cash Mob

Surprising Tact To Support Detroit's Newest Grocery Store: Free Cash

Posted 11.09.2012 | Detroit

Detroit's latest grocery store will be mobbed Saturday -- mobbed with shoppers, that is, some who will receive free gift cards to support the new Brus...

New York 'Cash Mobs' Seek To Support Struggling Local Businesses

| Posted 10.08.2012 | New York

By Jordan Davidson UPPER MANHATTAN — A group of upper Manhattan residents is mobbing local stores — armed with a wad of cash and a mission to ...

A Cash Mob in Coconut Grove

Tom Falco | Posted 08.15.2012 | Miami
Tom Falco

We're staring something new in Coconut Grove that should help stimulate the local economy. It's not a brand new idea, but it's new to us. It's called Cash Mob, and it's a cool, small idea, with large implications.

'Cash Mobs' Use Social Media To Splurge In Locally Owned Stores

Reuters | Kim Palmer | Posted 05.24.2012 | Technology

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND, Ohio (Reuters) - Flash mobs have been blamed as a factor in looting during urban riots. But now a group of onl...

Alicia Ciccone

The Cash Mobs Are Coming!

HuffingtonPost.com | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 03.26.2012 | Small Business

While flash mobs have become a well-known concept, a new kind of mob is trying to break into the mainstream -- Saturday, March 24, marks International...

Keeping Local Business Afloat

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 04.16.2012 | New York
Lita Smith-Mines

"I came here to spend money!" exclaimed a visitor to the recent Long Island Boat Show. She told me that she received her first raise in three years and she was embarking on a one-woman operation to help our local economy.

In The Era Of Big Boxes, A Day For The Little Guy

AP | By AMY SANCETTA | Posted 01.27.2012 | Good News

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio -- It began quietly, as an email to 40 friends. But when a steady stream of customers began coming through the door before the fa...