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What Mobee (and Honey Points) Mean to Me

This is a guest post written by Eric Wynn, one of our Mobee users. I am a long time Mobee shopper. To date, I have completed over 600 Mobee Missions in multiple states and dozens of cities. I don’t know if that makes me an expert bee, but it does make me a bee who can speak with the buzz of …

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Fun Facts for a “Mom”umental Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day is on the horizon! We wanted to use this week’s blog post to show our appreciation for our moms and Mobee moms! In order to celebrate, we’ve crafted a list of our favorite Mother’s Day shopping fun facts for you. Each year total planned sales on Mother’s Day (and all holidays for that matter) is slowly increasing. While this may be true, you …

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How I Turn Everyday Errands Into Extra Cash

This is a guest article by Caryn Purdy, one of our Mobee users I am not a professional “couponer” by any means, but I do know it’s never enough for me to just save money on groceries and household goods. I’m a self-employed, single mom and I have a few favorite apps that have made shopping a pleasant and profitable …

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How Do My Missions Get to My App?

 This is a guest article by Jeff, our Operations Team Lead How do missions get into the app? This was a blog post idea suggested by our Bee Keeper, Carissa recently. I started to think about all the database inserts and figured that getting into that would bore the good users of Mobee to tears. Instead, I’d like to guide …

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What is the New Mobee Bee of the Month?

Beginning this month (April 2018), we’ve got a new monthly prize for one lucky bee. We’ll be choosing the user who has done an excellent job each month with all aspects of the Mobee community. This will be our new “Bee of the Month”. You may be wondering what happened to the original Bee of the Month contest? Our original …

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How Has Mystery Shopping Evolved Over Time?

According to the MSPA: “Mystery shopping has been a standard business practice used as far back as the early 1940s when retail became a major force in the U.S. economy. Since then it has evolved as a tool used externally by market research companies and watchdog organizations, and internally by companies themselves.” Companies originally used mystery shopping to determine their initial customer …

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The Ever-Changing World of Retail

Retail now, and in the past has always been a very fast-paced, and “cut-throat” industry. It has narrow sales margins driven by sales volume and shopper frequency. What has changed about retails new economy is the number of options available to us as consumers. For brands to remain on top they must ensure their products, prices, and shopper experiences are superior …

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Egg-cellent Shopping Facts for Your Easter Holiday!

As the Easter holiday approaches, we’ve gathered some of our favorite Easter fun facts to share with you all. We were amazed at some of these facts and are now we’re excited to begin our Easter Shopping bonanza. Using your Mystery Shopping rewards will make spending money on Easter gifts feel a little bit sweeter. According to the National Retail …

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Where, oh Where, Did My Mission Go?

You arrive at a Mission location only to find that the Mission has disappeared from the map. You may be thinking: What happened? Nobody else is here where could the Mission have gone? Why did all of the other related pins disappear? We understand your frustration and we’re here to shed some light on what causes this. There are a …