Sponsored by Oregon Business

Cash mob benefits Tillamook business

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Friday, April 06, 2012

The Tillamook Area Chamber's first "cash mob" pumped $518.56 into Anderson Florists, a downtown business.

Store owner Robin Faber said she first heard about the cash mob program in the Headlight Herald. When Chamber Director Justin Aufdermauer called to say Anderson Florists had been chosen as the first destination, "I was really excited. It was like winning the lottery."
Cash mobs have been springing up in communities across the country. The Tillamook event is initiated through Facebook. On a page called “Tillamook Cash Mob,” would-be shoppers are invited to meet at a pre-determined time and place – but they don’t know where they’ll be shopping.
When the group of strangers meet, a store or restaurant is announced as the destination. Each mobber commits to spending $20 at the announced location.

Read more at The Tillamook Herald.

{biztweet}cash  mob{/biztweet}


More Articles

Photos: 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon awards dinner

The Latest
Thursday, October 01, 2015
100best202thumbPHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN

Images from the big 2015 celebration of worker-friendly organizations that make a difference.


The cover story

Linda Baker
Thursday, November 12, 2015

I walked off the Vigor Industrial shipyard that day with a clear cover line in mind: the Love Boat.


The God complex

Linda Baker
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
093015-zydellren-thumbBY LINDA BAKER | EDITOR

The media coverage about Pope Francis must have put me in a Biblical frame of mind. Because after touring the latest phase of the South Waterfront development, a mind boggling 1.5 million square feet of office and retail space that will spring up north of the aerial tram over the next few years, I couldn’t stop thinking about the massive project as a modern day creation story.


Where Do We Go from Here?

Guest Blog
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
102115-thumbBY JASON NORRIS | CFA

Volatility reigned supreme over the summer. The old Wall Street adage of, “Sell in May and go away,” was prophetic in 2015.


The death and life of American cities

Linda Baker
Monday, November 02, 2015
housingoldpdx thumbBY LINDA BAKER

The hollowing out of the American city is now a bona fide cultural meme.  Newspapers, magazines and digital media sites are publishing story after story about the morphing of urban grit and diversity into bastions of wealth and commodity culture.



November/December 2015
Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The world's second-largest wind energy project yields costs and benefits for a sheep-farming family in Eastern Oregon.


Rail revival

Linda Baker
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
111115-OregonShortLineRailCarTHUMBBY LINDA BAKER

“What we’ve seen traditionally over the past few decades is a reduction of short line railroads. This is a rare opportunity to see a line being opened.”

Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02