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Pearl, Meridian Toys R Us among 180 stores to close nationwide

Toys R Us, squeezed by Amazon.com and huge chains like Walmart, will close 180 stores, or about 20 percent of its U.S. locations, within months. Here’s a list of the Toys R Us locations closing, by state and territory. Asterisks indicate multiple locations are shutting within a town or city. Alabama: 2 Birmingham, Tuscaloosa Arkansas: 2 Fort Smith, Little Rock ...

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FedEx to construct distribution center in Pearl

FedEx Ground says it will complete construction on a massive distribution center to be opened in Pearl by August 2017. The new facility will take up more than 248,000 square feet and will replace a smaller center that operates in Richland. FedEx says the move will primarily enable the company to meet and exceed a rising number of customer demands ...

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Tesla installs charging station in Pearl as part of national network

By JACK WEATHERLY  Unless you’re looking for them, you may not recognize them as they look oddly like a hollowed-out old gasoline pump. The eight red and white charging bays for Tesla electric automobiles were opened recently in the edge of the parking lot at the Outlets of Mississippi in Pearl. There is no Tesla dealership in Mississippi. The closest ...

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Pearl won’t allow utilities hookups to vacant residential rental units

By TED CARTER The City of Pearl’s refusal to allow restoration of utilities services to apartment units after they are vacated has left landlords worried they soon won’t be able to pay their bills. An estimated 150 rental units throughout the city are vacant and landlords have no idea when they can begin filling them, said Steve Maulding, who along with ...

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Delia joins Pearl outlets

Mona J. Delia has joined the Outlets of Mississippi in Pearl as director of marketing. Delia was most recently with the High Point (N.C.) Market Authority in the role of Vice President, Communications. She spent close to 30 years at public relations firms such as Edelman, Ogilvy and Wolfe Axelrod. Mona also worked in the corporate offices of Tanger Outlet ...

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