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Tupelo eatery Grady’s Korner Kitchen now closed

Grady’s Korner Kitchen – which opened last March as Grady’s – has closed, the family confirmed. The restaurant on the corner of Daybrite and South Green in Tupelo originally opened with the intent to bring back some nostalgia with the old Grady’s 10-Cent Hamburger Huts. Grady Wood founded that popular place many years ago. Alas, […]

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And another Walmart Neighborhood Market opens in the area

With at least four Walmart Neighborhood Markets in Northeast Mississippi up and running, another is about to open. On Wednesday, Derma in Calhoun County will get its own store. Like its counterparts in Mantachie, Nettleton, Belmont and Walnut, the Derma Neighborhood Market will cover 12,000 square feet and employ about 30 people. The store opens […]

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Target closing 133 stores in Canada after two-year run

Maybe Target isn’t all that after all. At least not to our friends up north. Way up north. Target announced it is shuttering its 133-store operation in Canada, just two years after launching there.  Consumers in Canada have complained about empty shelves and higher prices, and Target Canada could never get its mojo going. In […]

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Tanger to open outlet mall in north Mississippi

Outlet mall operator Tanger is partnering with Poag Shopping Centers in the development of a 310,000-square-foot outlet center in Southaven.  The Greensboro, North Carolina-based company said in a release that it would partner with Memphis-based Poag Shopping Centers to develop the mall at Interstate 55 and Church Road. Tanger Outlets Memphis is expected to have […]

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ICYMI: Four Walmart Neighborhood Markets now open in region

There’s still no official word if Walmart plans to build up to three of its  Neighborhood Markets in Tupelo, but we do know four have opened – all this month – in towns around the city. And more are likely on the way as the retail giant looks to capture more market share. So perhaps it’s inevitable Tupelo […]

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Bad Santa? How to tackle your Christmas gift returns

From the Associated Press:  As anyone who’s received a drugstore cologne gift set well knows, even Santa Claus gets it wrong sometimes. Friends and relatives? Yes, them too. Hence the throng of customers who flock to shopping malls soon after the holidays to exchange or return less-than-ideal presents. Retailers generally try to accommodate their wishes, […]

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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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