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Coast city launches ‘Pelican Pound’ promotional campaign

April 25, 2014

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A Mississippi Gulf Coast community has unveiled a new effort to keep consumer spending within its city limits. The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau has launched new items to promote the “totally locally” Pelican Pound campaign to help encourage residents and visitors to buy local. The new campaign features pelican artwork by artist […]

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MMSA to welcome ‘Small Town, Miss.’ as new member

February 7, 2014

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The Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) will welcome a new member next week, and the community that is joining might come as a surprise to many. On Feb. 13, the MMSA will designate the City of Small Town, Miss., an official Mississippi Main Street Community. The designation ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. at […]

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Retailers hire fewer seasonal workers than expected

January 14, 2014

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The National Retail Federation reports retailers’ hiring actions may bode well for the holiday shopping season, though the employment numbers missed previous forecasts. NRF president and CEO Matthew Shay said, “The nation’s retailers continued to add to their payrolls in December even in the midst of the condensed holiday shopping season. Retailers and merchants, especially […]

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H&M, a retail-clothing company, headed to Ridgeland’s Northpark Mall

January 9, 2014

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  RIDGELAND, Mississippi — According to WLBT-TV, it looks like another major retailer will soon be opening a store at North Park Mall. On the website of H & M there are several job listings for an upcoming store in Ridgeland. There is a listing for a Store Manager, a Visual Merchandiser, a Store Director, […]

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Red Square Clothing to open at Jackson’s Highland Village

December 10, 2013

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WS Development announces that Red Square Clothing Company will open a location at Highland Village, adding another unique Jackson-based specialty retailer to the center’s tenant mix. Highland Village will represent Red Square’s second shop in the Jackson area. Owner/manager Myles Harris debuted the clothing retailer’s first store five years ago. Red Square offers a full […]

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Byram announces plans for new Walmart

December 6, 2013

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BYRAM, Mississippi — Richard White, Mayor of Byram, has announced Walmart’s interest in coming to the City of Byram. The proposed project would be an 185,000 SF Walmart Supercenter located at the southwest corner of Siwell and Terry Roads on a 68-acre site known as Byram Town Center. Walmart will incorporate their new storefront design at […]

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Highland Village in Jackson renews fashion icon Maison Weiss

November 20, 2013

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WS Development is pleased to announce the lease renewal for the long standing fashion icon Maison Weiss. The store has been at Highland Village since it was founded by Nell and Bernie Weiss in August of 1975. Their Grandson Ken Szilasi and his wife Tracy have been running the store since the early 1980’s. Maison […]

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Nike to launch new factory store at Outlets of Mississippi in Pearl

November 11, 2013

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Nike’s newest factory retail location will open at Outlets of Mississippi at 10 a.m. Thursday with grand opening events taking place through Sunday. Representing the world’s leading sport brand, Nike Factory Store offers Nike performance product in a premium environment that serves athletes of all ages. » READ MORE: Outlets of Mississippi announces name change, additional […]

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City likes retail consultant, but waits on outcome of referendum

October 4, 2013

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There’s no chicken-or-egg issue in Horn Lake when it comes to hiring a consultant to help attract more retailers. City officials are near a deal with Birmingham, Ala.-based Retail Strategies, according to The Commercial Appeal, but will hold out until the results of next week’s referendum on a proposed lodging tax. Voters will decide Tuesday […]

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Green Canyon Outfitters opens store front on Gulf Coast

September 18, 2013

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GULF COAST — A high-end outdoor store is now open on Beach Boulevard in Old Town Bay St. Louis. Green Canyon Outfitters carries brands such as Patagonia, The North Face, Hard Tail, Olukai, Costa Del Mar, Ray Ban and Maui Jim. The locally owned business also sells camping, boating, hiking and other outdoor merchandise online and […]

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