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Market Center retail development plans moving ahead

A year ago, everyone in west Tupelo got excited about a new retail center that would have been anchored by  Brooks Grocery store. But alas, those plans were shelved with news that Wal-Mart was looking to build as many as three of its Walmart Neighborhood Markets in the city, including one at the McCullough Boulevard-West […]

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Posted in Business news, New business, New Retailers, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Tupelo, Tupelo Furniture Market0 Comments

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Staples store in Tupelo closing Saturday

The Staples office supply store is closing its Tupelo store on Saturday. Earlier this year, employees said the store closure was due to the lease on the building expiring. Company officials have never responded to questions asking if the closure is related to Staples’ announcement in March 2014, when it would close 225 stores by the end […]

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Posted in Business Closures, Business news, Drive-by Photos, Mergers & acquisitions, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Tupelo0 Comments

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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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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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Expansion planned for Bargain Hunt retail center, plus other tidbits

Plans have been submitted to add more retail space next to Bargain Hunt in Tupelo. The store, which opened last November, has another 10,000-square-foot of retail space adjacent to it. The third phase of the development would add 15,000-square feet. No word on when the work will begin, or what tenants might be sought. The complex […]

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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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‘Doggie Day at Juva’ to be held Saturday in Tupelo

Juva , the juice and smoothie bar on South Gloster Street in Tupelo, is having “Doggie Day at Juva” Saturday  from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with Popsy and the Tupel0-Lee Humane Society.  Popsy, which is providing dog popsicles, and TLHS will have dogs and puppies available for adoption. Anyone who makes a donation of puppy or kitty […]

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