the pink pound

the pink pound

The collective spending or purchasing power of the homosexual community. Primarily heard in UK. As gay couples become less marginalized, the pink dollar becomes an increasingly important and influential aspect of local economies. The thriving night club scene in this area of town is fueled in large part by the pink pound.
See also: pink, pound
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The Flatster is obviously banking on the pink pound to turn the movie into a major box office hit and at the same time making it DOUBLY embarrassing for any lads who are dragged along by their women to the flick
Take That figured out long ago they'd sell more records targeting the pink pound over teenybopper girls.
Liverpool now needs to build on this to make sure we don't lose the pink pound to Manchester and Leeds.
Coun Nick Forbes will speak of the importance of the pink pound at the launch of the LGBT Federation NE today.
The pink pound is strong, so new visitors should provide a boost to tourism.
Brighton is aiming to cash in on the pink pound today when it stages Britain's first meeting specifically targeted at attracting a gay audience.
A FINANCIAL services group is trying to tap into the pink pound with the launch of the UK's first gay credit card.
THE Northern Ireland peace process has triggered an amazing cross- border Christmas dividend - the pink pound.
There have always been gay people who have called it their local, so the Poste House does not cynically take the Pink Pound.
At this rate the Pink Pound spend in Brum might exceed Manchester's Canal Street on a wet Wednesday
The pink pound is very strong and hopefully it'll be successful.
A FINANCIAL group is trying to tap into the pink pound with the launch of the UK's first gay credit card.
As regards the comment that the current management is interested only in the pink pound, nothing could be further from the truth.
The value of the pink pound has been estimated at pounds 5 billion annually.
Clinton's managing director, Michael Bugler, said: "They quoted one in eight of the pounds spent in the UK is the pink pound so in that case we said we'd trial them.