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Carmax sign 9.30.14

CarMax to open Tupelo store next week

CarMax is set to open its Tupelo location next week, the company confirmed today.  A soft opening is planned Wednesday, Oct. 9 for the used car giant, which has more than 120 stores nationwide. It will be the second CarMax store in the state; the other location is in Jackson. The Tupelo store – located […]

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Posted in Automotive news, Business news, Drive-by Photos, Employment and jobs, National, New business, New Retailers, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

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ICYMI: Walmart Neighborhood Markets opening across region

In case you missed it in today’s Daily Journal, here’s my follow-up story to the efforts of Tupelo First to halt the encroachment of Walmart Neighborhood Markets into Tupelo (click here for that story) from Wednesday. Here’s today’s story, with comments from Walmart:  Some Tupelo businesses and residents aren’t too thrilled about the possibility of Wal-Mart Stores […]

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

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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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Bargain Hunt 08.04.14

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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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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Posted in Business news, Food & Dining, Mall At Barnes Crossing, National, New business, New restaurants, New Retailers, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Tupelo0 Comments

Bargain Hunt site work 6.24.14

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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