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American Eagle to close 150 stores in next three years

On Thursday, American Eagle Outfitters said it would close 150 of its stores over the next three years. And no, we don’t know which ones will close. The company’s store brands include American Eagle and aerie. The closures would include some 100 AE stores, with the rest being eerie stores. Last year, American Eagle closed a total of 42 […]

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Office Depot to close 400 stores, including some OfficeMax locations

Last year Office Depot completed its merger of OfficeMax, and today, it announced it would close 400 stores nationwide. The list of stores – which hasn’t been made – will include both Office Depot and OfficeMax stores in markets that overlap. The good news, at least in Tupelo, is that there’s an OfficeMax store in town, […]

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Walmart Supercenter on North Gloster working to reopen

We’ve had a few inquiries about the Barnes  Crossing District/North Gloster area in Tupelo and the status of businesses up there following yesterday’s tornado. Earlier, the Mall at Barnes Crossing said it was closed today because there was no electricity.  Moments ago, Walmart said its Supercenter on North Gloster, in the Big Oaks Shopping Center, is […]

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Coldwater Creek to liquidate all stores starting May 11

Women’s retailer Coldwater Creek is liquidating, which means it will be closing all of its stores.  The company, which hasn’t posted a profit since 2007, said is will begin going-out-of-business sales at its nearly 400 stores by Mother’s Day, May 11. Officials at The Mall at Barnes Crossing in Tupelo said they didn’t know when […]

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Staples to close 225 stores in North America

Office products superstore Staples is closing 225 of its North American locations by the end of 2015, the company said today. It did not identify which stores it would shutter.  Staples has two stores in Mississippi –  Tupel0 and Pascagoula. Says Bloomberg: …. the largest U.S. office-supplies chain, will close as many as 12 percent of […]

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Iconic Savings Oil station closed for good

One of Tupelo’s last remaining full-service gas stations has pumped its last gallon of gas today.  Savings Oil on North Gloster Street has stood for more than 60 years, and on Saturday, it will be demolished. The iconic station, which was a Standard Oil station for years, is part of Dodge’s, the company famous for its […]

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Two J.C. Penney stores in Mississippi to close

J.C. Penney is cutting 2,000 jobs and closing 33 stores, the company said today. Two stores in Mississippi are among the casualties; they’re located in the Singing River Mall in Gautier and Natchez Mall in Natchez. They were among the stores the company said were underperforming and would be shuttered by May. The store at […]

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