Archive | November, 2013

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Biz Buzz on holiday break until Monday

Hope you’re enjoying the long holiday weekend and spending quality time with family and friends. That’s what Biz Buzz is doing starting today, taking a few days off.  But, BB will be back Monday. Thanks for checking in on us to get key business news in Northeast Mississippi – the Buzz appreciates it. Have a […]

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Forget Black Friday; it’s Black Thursday

Some 33 million people were expected to shop today on Thanksgiving, and among them was Stormey Billiot. She was third in line at Toys R Us at 12:30 this afternoon, while her husband was at GameStop. Their goal – get one of the most popular gifts of the season, the new Sony PlayStation 4. “We didn’t […]

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Early food inspections report for this week

Because of the Thanksgiving  holiday and earlier deadlines, we’re giving you the food  inspections report a couple of days early, The inspections were filed from last Friday through today. The state Department of Health regularly inspects restaurants and food facilities. The facilities are graded from A to C. “A” is the best. “C” is the […]

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New furniture store to open in Tupelo Commons

Stash Home, which sells name-brand furniture at discounted prices, should be opening its Tupelo store around Christmas in the Tupelo Commons retail development on North Gloster Street . The store is located between Ashley Furniture HomeStore and Hancock Fabrics. What is Stash exactly? From its website: “Our team buys factory overruns, closeouts, overstocks, factory closings, factory […]

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Posted in Business news, Furniture, New business, New Retailers, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Saltillo, Tupelo2 Comments

Thanksgiving turkey

No time to cook? Some Tupelo restaurants open for Thanksgiving

If you missed it in today’s Daily Journal, here’s a story about restaurants open on Thanksgiving. If you’re outside Tupelo, be sure to check with your local favorite eatery. Just didn’t have time to call everybody in Northeast Mississippi, so we concentrated on where a lot of folks will be shopping on Turkey Day. The […]

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Report: Miss. State ‘actively engaged’ in economic development

From Mississippi State University: A new report finds Mississippi State actively engaged with a wide variety of industries that are growing local, regional and state economies, while also contributing to partnerships that foster international exchange and trade. “Our central economic development objective is to strengthen collaborations between the university, organizations and businesses to create high-wage […]

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Tupelo furniture company gets Duck Commander license

Tupelo-based Prime Designs is building recliners, sofas and other furniture emblazoned with the Duck Commander logo, following a two-year licensing agreement the companies reached a few weeks ago. Prime Designs, which now employs about 120, is investing $500,000 and adding up to 120 jobs in the next year to build the Duck Commader-licensed products. The […]

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Posted in Business news, Furniture, Manufacturing, National, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

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