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Mall at Barnes Crossing, other businesses open

The meltdown (for snow, that is) has begun, and businesses are slowly getting back on track. Not everyone is open, and this isn’t meant to be a complete list, so feel free to post on here or let Biz Buzz know what’s open. From The Mall at Barnes Crossing we have this: The Mall at […]

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West Main Kroger to get major renovation

Biz Buzz has details about a major project at the Kroger on West Main Street in Tupelo. Thirteen years ago Kroger opened the store near Crosstown, and it soon will be undergoing a major renovation. Plans have been submitted for the work, which will be completed by Christmas. However, a spokeswoman for Kroger’s Delta Division, which includes […]

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Anytime Fitness to expand; Starbucks to renovate in Tupelo

It’s going to be a busy time on West Main Street in Tupelo this year with two more expansions/renovations in the works, at Anytime Fitness and Starbucks. • Anytime Fitness, which recently renovated its interior and added on to its parking a few years back, is expanding. Plans show that the existing building, at 4,160 […]

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

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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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RadioShacks in Northeast Mississippi to close by March 31

RadioShack announced last week it was closing 1,784 stores, nearly half of its 4,000 stores.  In Northeast Mississippi, stores in Tupelo, Corinth and West Point will be close by the end of March. The closures will occur in three waves: • The first wave  includes 162 stores and is set to be complete by Feb. […]

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Posted in Business Closures, Business news, Corinth, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Technology, Tupelo, West Point0 Comments

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