Corey Matthews gets his Signature Bedding showoom ready for this weeks Tupelo Furniture Market on Wednesday.

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal TUPELO – Signature Bedding has been exhibiting at the Tupelo Furniture Market since the business opened five years ago, and every market just keeps getting better and better. “Our sales have increased every year, maybe because we’re growing and maybe because we’re getting our name out there,” said Corey Matthews, […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau TUPELO – Retailers and vendors in Tupelo Furniture Market Building 1 are open only periodically, but the business they attract is well worth it. The Furniture, Gift and Home Accessories Show – in its fifth year – offers shoppers a wide range of products to choose from. Retailers […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau TUPELO – Treating their customers the way they want to be treated is the cornerstone of the business success Woodstock Furniture Outlet of Acworth, Georgia, has experienced, said manager and buyer Todd Cronic. The company was honored Thursday with the Tupelo Furniture Market National Buyer Appreciation Award. “We’ve […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – “Radical hospitality” is the order of the day for Rob and Leeann Lesley at the Tupelo Furniture Market this week. The pair own Romie’s Grocery, which has fed buyers and sellers at the market for about four years. The Romie’s team expands to about 15 people, depending […]

By MATTHEW CRAFT Associated Press NEW YORK – A modest gain for the stock market on Wednesday tugged the Dow Jones industrial average back into the black for the year as investors set aside concerns about Ukraine, Iraq and earnings, at least for a day. Amazon led the gains in light trading, despite a mixed […]

ATLANTA – A court battle is underway between Coca-Cola and a company that makes it possible for you to use a debit or credit card to buy a soft drink out of a vending machine. Coca-Cola Refreshments wants USA Technologies Inc. to return nearly $1 million in fees collected from Coke vending machines after the […]

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON – Hundreds of thousands of people who signed up under the new health care law risk losing their taxpayer-subsidized insurance unless they act quickly to resolve questions about their citizenship or immigration status. The government warned on Tuesday that they have just over three weeks to show that they’re […]

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON – Struggling biofuel firm KiOR said in a financial filing that it will run out of money by September and that bankruptcy could follow. The company, which built a refinery in Columbus to turn wood chips into synthetic oil, owes Mississippi $69.4 million. The Mississippi Development Authority has agreed […]

WASHINGTON –The national housing slowdown deepened in the second quarter as home prices posted their smallest gain in two years, according to a new report. The median price for a single-family home rose 4.4 percent from a year earlier to $212,400, the National Association of Realtors said Tuesday. That was the smallest rise since the […]