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Lapels Dry Cleaning to open Tupelo location

A new “green” dry cleaning business is opening in Tupelo. Lapels Dry Cleaning, an headquartered in Hanover, Massachusetts, will open a store and plant at 367 N. Gloster Street in Tupelo on April 25 in the former Jim Bain’s Pharmacy location. It is the second Lapels in  Mississippi; a location in New Albany last summer […]

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Southaven wants to become regional shopping destination

From the Associated Press: Local officials are expecting the outlet mall under construction by Tanger Outlets and Poag Shopping Centers to make Southaven a regional business destination. “We are 250 miles from six states and we will probably draw from all of them. This isn’t your local mall,” Carmen Kyle, executive director of the Southaven Chamber of […]

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First Walmart Neighborhood Market in Tupelo to be built

It’s been talked about for some time that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has been looking to build up to three of its smaller-format Walmart Neighborhood Markets in Tupelo. Now it’s official that at least ONE will be built.  This one will be about 40,ooo-square feet, at the corner of South Gloster and Carnation streets. As a point […]

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Academy Sports confirms what we knew – Tupelo store opening this year

The company officially announced today – no surprise to Biz Buzz readers – that it is indeed opening a store this year. We told you back in September that Academy Sports was looking to build in Tupelo, and in December, dirt work began on the site.  Now, two months later, the foundation has been laid […]

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Home2 Suites to replace Comfort Suites on North Gloster Street

The Comfort Suites hotel in Tupelo, destroyed in the April 28 tornado last year, will be replaced by a larger Home2 Suites, according to hotelier Bruce Patel, who owns Fusion Hospitality. It will have 108 rooms. The Comfort Suites had 80.  Home2 Suites is a member of the iconic Hilton brand. “Tupelo has been extremely good to us over the […]

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AC’s Coffee to open location in Midtown Pointe

AC’s Coffee, which opened in New Albany last April, will open a shop inside Midtown Pointe this spring, probably in mid-March. Owners of Midtown Pointe, formerly known as Gloster Creek Village, have been renovating the building inside and out the last couple of years. AC’s, based in New Albany, will be located in the  food court. […]

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Panda Express looks to build restaurant in Tupelo

Another new restaurant is coming to Tupelo, and it’s Panda Express, the fast-casual Chinese food chain with some 1,800 locations int the U.S. Puerto Rico, Guam, Canada, Mexico, Dubai and South Korea. Plans show the restaurant will be on the lot south of the entrance to The Shops at Barnes Crossing (which houses Bed Bath & Beyond, Dickey’s Barbecue, Dollar Tree, […]

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