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Millburn Takes Main Street Mobile


MILLBURN, NJ —Millburn has always been a great place to live, work and visit. Now, Downtown Millburn has made spending time in town even better with the launch of Close.By/Millburn, the free cutting-edge app and mobile website, that helps consumers find the brands, products, promotions and even parking they want right in Millburn. Consumers can download the free Close.By/Millburn app or visit the Close.By/Millburn website to experience the best of Millburn right at their fingertips. 

Find Everything You Need Locally

The app and website helps residents, employees and visitors find everything they need in town while also receiving up-to-the-minute promotions, special offers, and featured “pairings” across a variety of local merchants. Users can browse by category such as “Fine Dining,”  and “Arts and Entertainment,”  search by keywords like “falafel” or “made in the USA,” or even search for a favorite brand such as “Limoges” or “Prada” to find the products and services they want.  Users can also click on the “Offers” flag on the homepage to find the latest merchant offers and promotions available around town.

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Don’t know where to park?  It’s easy with Close.By/Millburn which shows you the closest parking lots to any business you want to visit. And when you click on the parking icon, you can quickly see how long it will take you to walk from your car to your destination; in fact, consumers can park and walk to any downtown merchant in less than three minutes making every Millburn business easy to get to.

Get Up To The Minute Information About Small Business Saturday

To get the most up to date information on all the activities scheduled for the day, shoppers can download the free Close.By/Millburn app or visit the Close.By/Millburn website in advance to see a complete list of the activities, times and locations that will be occurring throughout the day.  Attendees who have the app can also keep track of latest event updates right from their phone as well as receive alerts about activities, live music, and "hot" offers taking place around Millburn so they don't miss any of the fun.

 Shoppers will also have multiple opportunities to win gift certificates to downtown Millburn stores or restaurants of their choice, and tickets to the Paper Mill Playhouse. 

“Millburn businesses offer a breadth of products and services that people who live and work in our community want, but consumers don’t always know what is available right here in our downtown,” says Gillian Moritz of Downtown Millburn.  “Close.By/Millburn brings together everything Millburn merchants have to offer and delivers it directly to consumers in an exciting digital experience.  Downtown Millburn is pleased to be able to help its merchants compete in the digital age with this exciting technology.”

“Small businesses compete every day with large, e-commerce players and shopping malls to capture consumers’ attention,” notes David Ingerman, CEO and founder of Placecodes, Inc., the company that developed the Close.By platform.  “Our technology brings all the local businesses that make Millburn unique directly to the digital channels consumers prefer to use today.  We are excited to be working with Downtown Millburn which is leading the way in using innovative tools to support the Millburn business community.”

About Downtown Millburn

Downtown Millburn, a non-profit organization, was established by the Millburn Township Committee as a Special Improvement District in 1992. The mission of Downtown Millburn is to enhance the economic vitality and to improve the visual appearance of our downtown.

About Close.By 

Close By, created by PlaceCodes Inc., is an affordable, turn-key mobile marketing platform with cutting edge capabilities designed to help BIDs, SIDs, Chambers and municipalities support their local business communities in the digital age.

To learn more about Downtown Millburn, contact:

Gillian Moritz

Phone: (973)379-2341

To learn more about PlaceCodes contact:

David Ingerman

Ph: (908)248-4321 

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