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Michael Cox and his wife, Kayla, bought three iPhone 6 Plus smartphones Friday morning at Verizon Wireless in Tupelo.

Sales of iPhone 6 going briskly in Tupelo

Jody Dill of Mantachie spent 16 hours  waiting to buy the bigger, better, faster Apple iPhone 6, getting to the AT&T Wireless store on North Gloster Street Thursday afternoon at around 4 p.m. to wait for the store’s 8 a.m. opening today. But Michael Cox waited even longer. He was first in line at the nearby […]

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Mantachie Walmart Neighborhood Market now hiring

Walmart will hire about 30 employees for its new Walmart Neighborhood Market that’s scheduled to open this winter in Mantachie.  A temporary hiring kiosk has opened in the Walmart Supercenter at 3929 N. Gloster Street in Tupelo. Store manager Brandon Williams will hire full- and part-time associates. Most will begin work next month. Applications will be accepted 24 […]

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Academy Sports looks to open store in Tupelo

Academy Sports and Outdoors is looking to open a store in Tupelo, and what’s left to do is for the deal to close later this month, sources tell Biz Buzz. The Katy, Texas-based sporting goods and outdoors retailer has some 180 stores in 13 states, mostly in the Southeast (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, […]

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Road could connect Mall at Barnes Crossing with Tupelo Commons

More access to The Mall at Barnes Crossing may soon be realized through an agreement that will connect the road circling the mall to the near-by Tupelo Commons retail development.  The tentative deal involves the mall’s owners gifting to the City of Tupelo a grassy parcel of land south of the Belk department store parking […]

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The Mall at Barnes Crossing gets new majority owner

New York-based Rouse Properties Inc. (NYSE:RSE), which owns 35 malls in 22 states, has added The Mall at Barnes Crossing to its portfolio, in a deal valued at nearly $99 million. The company  announced a joint venture partnership with mall co-owner David Hocker & Associates Inc. to own and operate the mall, which opened in […]

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Construction on Bargain Hunt superstore moving along

The Bargain Hunt superstore is moving along nicely now, with construction crews putting up the steel framework of the building. The discount retailer, which is putting its store in the Tupelo Commons retail development – home to Best Buy, Ashley Furniture HomeStore, Hancock Fabrics and other stores and restaurants, expects to open this fall. It […]

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The interior has been completely renovated, and by this time next week, a CashSaver sign will replace the Kilgore's sign.

What to know about the new CashSaver grocery store in Tupelo

You’ve probably seen the ads in the paper and on TV: A CashSaver grocery store is coming to Tupelo.  Many of you have figured out where it’s going, but in case you didn’t, it’s going to be where Kilgore’s Supermarket is now. You’ll remember that Kilgore’s was bought by Food Giant last year, and in January, […]

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Posted in Business news, Food & Dining, New business, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Tupelo1 Comment

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