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New retailer coming to The Shops at Barnes Crossing

Let’s just say this is an odd location – at least in Biz Buzz’s mind – for this retailer. But Leslie’s Pool Supplies, which says it’s the world’s largest swimming pool supplies retailer, is looking to lease space in The Shops at Barnes Crossing on North Gloster Street in Tupelo.  The Shops are behind Logan’s, and […]

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Brooks Grocery plans in Tupelo shelved

The planned multi-million-dollar project to build a Brooks Grocery store in west Tupelo has been put on hold, according to Shane Hooper, the city’s Development Services director confirmed today. “The project is shelved pending further developments,” he said. In July, owner Brooks Davis and city leaders broke ground on a 3.5-acre parcel of land at […]

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Site work begins on Academy Sports location in Tupelo

We told you back in September that Academy Sports was eyeing a location in Tupelo, and now we have at least visual confirmation that the project is a go. Dirt is being moved on the site north of Walgreens at the corner of Barnes Crossing Road and North Gloster Street. The Academy Sports store will […]

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Bargain Hunt opens today (11.20.14) in Tupelo Commons

For all of you wondering when Bargain Hunt was opening this week: it’s TODAY. The company tweeted this moments ago: “Our 29th store opens today in #Tupelo MS! We are located at 1130 Commonwealth Blvd (in Tupelo Commons).” As a reminder of what Bargain Hunt is, here’s what the company says: Bargain Hunt is a […]

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More restaurant news: Taziki’s eyeing Tupelo location

Well, it seems your truly has been uncovering a lot of new restaurants opening or planning to open in Tupelo, and I’ve got another one:  Taziki’s Cafe. It’s a Mediterranean restaurant based out of Birmingham, and the company has said at the start of this year it planned to open 20 locations. Not sure when […]

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Updated plans for Main Street shopping center… with Krispy Kreme

So Biz Buzz was snooping around City Hall today and found that these plans were dropped off TODAY. A few weeks back we told you about a planned shopping center on West Main Street, across from Walmart, that included a Krispy Kreme. It didn’t have a name at the time. Well, that development now has […]

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U & Me Asian Grocery adding noodle bar, bubble tea

U & Me Asian Grocery, at 620 N. Gloster in Tupelo (across from Woody’s) is expanding.  It’s going into the end of the strip center it’s now at – where Rebel Package Store used to be – and it’s not just more Asian groceries and dry goods. U & Me is adding a noodle bar, […]

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