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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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The foundation was poured this week for the retail center

Shipley’s among tenants to be in rebuilt retail center

A retail center that is being built to replace one destroyed by last year’s tornado in Tupelo will include several tenants, including Shipley’s Do-Nuts. It will be the third location for the popular sweet shop, joining stores on Cliff Gookin Boulevard and on South Gloster Street. Dan Ballard, whose L-shaped building on the corner of North Gloster and […]

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Posted in Business news, Disaster relief/recovery, Drive-by Photos, Food & Dining, New business, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

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Former Magnolia Bingo building being transformed

We told you a few weeks back that Magnolia Bingo wouldn’t be returning to its pre-tornado location at the corner of Green and North Gloster streets in Tupelo. The 24,000-square-foot building has been subdivided for other tenants, as building owner V.M. Cleveland said he would do in an earlier interview. The photo of the building was […]

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Site prep begins for Panda Express in Tupelo

We told you back in January, that plans in the works for a Panda Express in Tupelo. Well, it’s getting closer, with site work starting this week, as these photos show. The restaurant should be opening in four-five months, so that means sometime this fall. The Retail Strategy real estate group of Austin, Texas bought the […]

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Academy Sports, now employing 100, opening July 3 in Tupelo

Academy Sports is having its soft opening in Tupelo on July 3, and the store has already hired 100 employees. Store director Michael Horne said applications still are being accepted; however, applicants need to go online at the Academy Sports website. “There’s a lot of excitement,” Horne said, when asked about the feedback he and employees […]

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Posted in Business news, Drive-by Photos, Economic development, Employment and jobs, National, New business, New Retailers, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Tupelo0 Comments

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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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The view into Mugshots from the main entrance.

Opening dates set for Bim Bam Burgers, Mugshots in Tupelo

UPDATE 5.25.15: Mugshots having fundraiser May 29-31; opens June 2. http://bizbuzz.djournal.com/2015/05/25/mugshots-marking-grand-opening-with-fundraiser-this-weekend/ ————— We’ve got the latest news on a couple of restaurants folks are keenly interested in in the All-America City. • First, there’s Bim Bam Burgers, which had hoped to open by Saturday. Alas, that won’t be the case, but manager Barry Carroll tells us that […]

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