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It’s official: Taziki’s opening in Tupelo Tuesday, May 26

This is old news for y’all following Biz Buzz as we mentioned it three weeks ago, but Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe has officially announced its Tupelo store is indeed opening next Tuesday. Here’s the press release from the Birmingham-based chain: Taziki’s Mediterranean Café will open its first location in Mississippi on Tuesday, May 26, in the Kings Crossing […]

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Posted in Business news, Food & Dining, National, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

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Lane Furniture parent company replaces CEO

According to the Winston-Salem Journal of North Carolina, Heritage Home Group has replaced its chief executive officer, Ira Glazer. HHG is the parent company of Lane Furniture Industries, which employs several hundred at its lone remaining plant in Belden. HHG shuttered its Saltillo plant last March, laying off 480 workers. Heritage Home Group replaced what had been […]

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Posted in Business news, Furniture, Furniture Brands International, Heritage Home Group, Manufacturing, National, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo2 Comments

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Mall at Barnes Crossing interior renovation planned

Plans have been submitted to the city’s Development Services for a major renovation of the interior at The Mall at Barnes Crossing.  Included in the work will be retiling of the shopping center’s floors, which are the original floor dating back to 1990. An even bigger project at the mall involves a redo of the […]

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Renovated O’Charley’s in Tupelo to reopen on Friday

You may have noticed that the O’Charley’s in Tupelo has been closed this week. Well, that’s because it’s being renovated, a project Biz Buzz first told you about back in June 2013. It’s taken a while, but here we are.  According to O’Charley’s corporate office, the Tupelo location  is among several restaurants nationwide to undergo “a […]

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Posted in Business news, Drive-by Photos, Food & Dining, National, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

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CDF named a top 10 micropolitan group of the year

The Community Development Foundation held its 66th annual meeting Thursday, and today  the CDF announced it was named one of the Top 20 Micropolitan Economic Development Groups for 2014 by Site Selection magazine.  Earlier this year, Tupelo was named one of the Top 10 Micropolitans, the city’s seventh time in the top 10 and 11th top 25 showing […]

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Corinth Coca-Cola now in Jackson and Paris, Tennessee

It’s taken two years to materialize, but Corinth Coca-Cola Bottling Works Inc., is now officially serving the markets in Jackson and Paris, Tennessee. The expanded territory rights were first announced in April of 2013. Corinth obtained distribution rights and related assets from Coca-Cola Refreshments USA Inc., who first received such rights from Coca-Cola Bottling Co. […]

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Bauhaus Furniture names new president, looks to expand

Saltillo-based Bauhaus Furniture Group LLC announced today that it has appointed furniture industry veteran Wayne Stephens as its president. It also said it is looking to expand.  Stephens, formerly a consultant to Bauhaus, will be based at the company’s headquarters in Saltillo, Mississippi. He replaces former president Britt Allred who recently resigned to pursue other business opportunities. […]

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