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Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for a lot of dollars

Dollar Tree  is acquiring rival Family Dollar Stores in a deal that will create the largest operator of dollar stores in North America. The estimated $8.5 billion deal, a cash and stock transaction, is expected to close somewhere in 2015. The deal will create a business with more tun 13,000 stores in 48 states as well as […]

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New retail center planned for West Main Street… take a close look

  UPDATE 7.28.14: We got a reply over the weekend from Krispy Kreme’s corporate office, and the comment was: “Unfortunately it is still too early to confirm or discuss those plans.” A few months back, the company said it showed no plans for Tupelo. Sounds like a change in tone to me… ORIGINAL POST BELOW: […]

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‘Special retail announcement’ planned Thursday in Tupelo

Some intriguing information here, as the Community Development Foundation sent out a press release that said it would have a “special retail announcement” at 10 a.m. Thursday at the corner of West Jackson Street Extended and Coley Road. If you’re wondering where that’s at, it’s at the junction of the Tupelo Furniture Market, the Tupelo […]

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Barnes Crossing Business District aims to attract more shoppers

With more than 3 million square feet of commercial real estate encompassing nine major shopping centers, dozens of restaurants and more than 200 retailers and restaurants, the Barnes Crossing area on North Gloster Street in Tupelo still has room to grow. At least, that’s what businesses in the busy shopping corridor say, as they begin […]

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Mall proposes Barnes Crossing Business District

A Barnes Crossing Business District is being proposed by the retail anchor of the heavily trafficked area, The Mall at Barnes Crossing. A meeting will be held Tuesday at 8 a.m. at the mall’s food court to talk about the move. An invitation was sent out today to all Tupelo businesses north of U.S. Highway 78 […]

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New eatery, store opening in Mall at Barnes Crossing

If you like fries, then you’re in for a treat. And if you get full from the carb overload, head over to a mattress and bedding store. Both are opening soon in The Mall at Barnes Crossing.  • Coming soon in the food court, probably in the next couple of weeks, is Jimmy’s Seaside Fries. […]

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Bargain Hunt Superstore to locate in Tupelo Commons

Back in January, we told you that Bargain Hunt Superstore was hiring a manager for a store in Tupelo. But we never heard from the company regarding its plans. Last week, the store posted openings for the store. And Biz Buzz has discovered where it’s going. There’s been a lot of speculation about all that dirt work […]

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