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Local is a Two-Way Street « Somerville Local First : Support Locally Owned and Independent Businesses

Local is a Two-Way Street « Somerville Local First : Support Locally Owned and Independent Businesses | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it
Building a sustainable Local First economy by supporting and promoting locally owned and independent businesses, artists and nonprofits.

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Occupy Groups Using ‘Cash Mobs’ To Support Local Businesses

Occupy Groups Using ‘Cash Mobs’ To Support Local Businesses | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it

One of the claims that opponents of Occupy protests are using is to say that these raucous street demonstrations and occupations are hurting local businesses by scaring off customers.

A number of Occupy groups, cognizant of this complaint, have invented a new tactic to support local businesses. Rather than utilize “flash mobs” — like they have been against lobbying firms and big corporations — these groups are organizing “cash mobs.”...

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'Cash Mob': A l'ère de la grande distribution, un bien beau jour pour ce commerçant local / In The Era Of Big Boxes, A Day For The Little Guy

'Cash Mob': A l'ère de la grande distribution, un bien beau jour pour ce commerçant local /  In The Era Of Big Boxes, A Day For The Little Guy | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it

"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 family-owned Chagrin Hardware had even opened for the day on Saturday, it was clear that it had turned into much more than that..."

- www.huffingtonpost.com

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‘Buy French’ Becomes Battle Cry for Politicians in France - Businessweek

‘Buy French’ Becomes Battle Cry for Politicians in France - Businessweek | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it

"With France’s economy slowing and joblessness at its highest in 12 years, politicians are turning to a well-worn credo: “Buy French.”..."


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