Books-a-Million to close Tupelo store

By Carlie Kollath/NEMS Daily Journal

UPDATE 4 p.m.: Books-a-Million employees already are boxing up books. We went by and the employees were packing up center displays.

We saw a lot of books on sale already, including several for $2, $5 and $8.

The liquidation sale starts tomorrow and will knock 20 percent off the current prices.

Store hours will be:

• Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

• Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

• Sunday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Books-a-Million is closing its store in Tupelo.

The liquidation process starts tomorrow (Thursday 9/8/11), according to store manager Brenda Kutcher.

The store is in the shopping center with Hobby Lobby and Toys R Us.

We have a call in to corporate to find out specific dates and such. We’ll post more info as we get it.

Source: Biz Buzz

Read more in Thursday’s NEMS Daily Journal newspaper.