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"Cash Mob" Will Hit Downtown Easton Friday

Group will give one Easton business a "flurry of income" Friday at noon.

The Cash Mob is coming.

That might sound ominous, but for local businesses, it's a good thing.

A cash mob is a group of people who assemble and then "spend their money en masse" at a local business, according to the group that started the idea in Cleveland last year.

And that's what's slated to happen tomorrow in Easton, according to the Easton Business Association. A group of people will meet at at noon, and then head to an as-yet-unspecified business Downtown.

"The goal will be for each participant to spend $20 (or whatever you’re comfortable with) in this shop, giving the business owner a surprise infusion of income," the business association said on its Facebook page.

Last month, a targeted four city businesses. 

Matthew Ellis April 20, 2012 at 12:21 AM
This picture was taken right outside my shop (The Game Gallery) I'm ok with this.
Elizabeth Wyant April 20, 2012 at 03:06 PM
Sorry, I did not mean to infer that the Easton Business Association coordinated this event, I believe that the folks at Easton Main Street Initiative did. Hope to see everyone there! Liz

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