Pizza Pro, Francesca’s coming to Tupelo

By Dennis Seid/NEMS Daily Journal

A new pizza restaurant and a women’s specialty boutique are opening stores in Tupelo.
Pizza Pro, a franchise operations with more than 500 locations in 18 states, is opening in the former Cici’s Pizza.
The restaurant is in the Market Center, which is home to Old Navy, Shoe Carnival and formerly, Circuit City
No firm date has been given for its opening.
Francesca’s, a specialty women’s boutique, will be opening in The Mall at Barnes Crossing.
The retailer sells clothing, shoes, jewelry, accessories and other gift items.
The company has stores in 44 states.
In Mississippi, it has locations in Flowood at Dogwood Festival shopping center and in Ridgeland at Renaissance Place.