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New retailer coming to The Shops at Barnes Crossing

Let’s just say this is an odd location – at least in Biz Buzz’s mind – for this retailer. But Leslie’s Pool Supplies, which says it’s the world’s largest swimming pool supplies retailer, is looking to lease space in The Shops at Barnes Crossing on North Gloster Street in Tupelo.  The Shops are behind Logan’s, and […]

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Site work begins on Academy Sports location in Tupelo

We told you back in September that Academy Sports was eyeing a location in Tupelo, and now we have at least visual confirmation that the project is a go. Dirt is being moved on the site north of Walgreens at the corner of Barnes Crossing Road and North Gloster Street. The Academy Sports store will […]

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Bargain Hunt opens today (11.20.14) in Tupelo Commons

For all of you wondering when Bargain Hunt was opening this week: it’s TODAY. The company tweeted this moments ago: “Our 29th store opens today in #Tupelo MS! We are located at 1130 Commonwealth Blvd (in Tupelo Commons).” As a reminder of what Bargain Hunt is, here’s what the company says: Bargain Hunt is a […]

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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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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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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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