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Academy Sports opening its 200th store in Tupelo Friday

Academy Sports & Outdoors is opening store No. 200 in Tupelo, with its official opening on Friday at 8:30 a.m. The first 200 customers in line who show they’re a fan of one of Academy’s social media sites will get a mystery gift card valued between $20 and $500. The 63,000-square-foot store is having a […]

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Posted in Business news, Drive-by Photos, National, New business, New Retailers, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Tupelo0 Comments

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Renasant completes merger with Heritage

Renasant Corp. has officially completed the largest merger in its 111-year history, acquiring Heritage Financial Group Inc.. of Albany, Georgia, the parent of HeritageBank of the South. The merger, announced in December, is valued at more than $250 million. Regulatory approval was given in March, and shareholders for the companies OK’d the deal two weeks ago. The combined company has […]

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Posted in Banking & Finance, Business news, Mergers & acquisitions, National, Northeast Mississippi, Renasant Bank, Tupelo0 Comments

Tupelo Tool & Die

Tupelo Tool and Die looking for investment options

TT and D Inc., otherwise known as Tupelo Tool and Die, which has manufactured precision dies and tooling since 1970, has retained Heritage Equity Partners  to seek a joint venture or equity partner for, or to sell the business or assets. In a press release, here’s what the company said:   TTD was founded in 1970 and was […]

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United Furniture adding another 100 workers

United Furniture Industries is adding 100 jobs as it locates distribution operations to the former Lane Furniture distribution facility in Wren. Fifty manufacturing jobs will be created in Wren, plus another 50 will be added throughout United’s Amory, Nettleton and Okolona facilities. United Furniture currently has  operations in several Mississippi locations, including Amory, Hatley, Nettleton, Okolona, Vardaman and […]

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Posted in Amory, Business news, Economic development, Employment and jobs, Furniture, Manufacturing, Mississippi Development Authority, National, Northeast Mississippi, Verona3 Comments

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Trix, Cocoa Puffs, others to lose artificial colors and flavors

Silly Rabbit, Trix are for kids. And those kids won’t get any more artificial colors and flavors from Trix or other General Mills‘ cereals, including Cocoa Puffs, Reese’s Puffs by the end of this year. For those magically delicious Lucky Charms, the change will happen by the end of 2017. From the Los Angeles Times: General Mills said Monday […]

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Site plan updated for Walmart Neighborhood Market on South Gloster

An updated site plan has been submitted for the Walmart Neighborhood Market on South Gloster Street near Crosstown. As previously reported, it will be built between Bim Bam Burgers & Wings and The Imaging Center. The 42,619-square-foot store will also have a fuel center in front of the store. Still no word on when the […]

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Posted in Business news, Employment and jobs, National, New business, New Retailers, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Tupelo0 Comments

Krispy Kreme hot now

Krispy Kreme could be coming to town … sort of

Don’t get too excited…. it’s a clickbait moment, I admit.  And I blame Krispy Kreme for its email, which said “Krispy Kreme could be coming to your town”: It’s Krispy Kreme’s 78th Birthday and you could win a Krispy Kreme Experience for your hometown!  Starting June 8, through June 29,  tweet a creative, imaginative, or compelling photo, […]

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