business

Peppermint bark Oreos are back

It might still be October but Oreos is already getting into the holiday spirit. Milk's Favorite Cookie is bringing back a fan favorite for Christmas season: peppermint bark Oreos. The classic chocolate wafers are stuffed with peppermint-flavored cream and sugar…

Popeyes chicken sandwich is coming back

Good news for Popeyes fans, the coveted chicken sandwich is making a comeback. According to a Bloomberg Report, the fast food chain is bringing back its popular sandwich. The new menu item sent the country into a frenzy back in…

Economical development in the City of Diamondhead

Big plans are in the works for the City of Diamondhead as Mayor Tommy Schaefer tells News 25 he looks to embrace change. Mayor Schaefer stopped by News 25 this morning to discuss the demand for residential housing and other…

Cruisin’ the Coast impact on local businesses

After the hard summer on the tourism industry, many local businesses along the Coast were looking to ‘Cruisin’ the Coast’ to bring in sales. News 25 spoke with Shawn’s Petit Boy Liquor Store to see how sales were doing compared…

Starbucks expands happy hour

Starbucks happy hour is expanding. Starting Thursday the popular coffee chain will offer buy-one-get-one free on any grande or larger handcrafted drink. The deal includes a range of beverages from frappuccinos to cold brews and takes place on Thursdays between…

Toys R Us is getting a second chance online

Toys R Us is getting a new life online. Just in time for the holidays, the iconic toy store's parent company has teamed up with Target to relaunch Toysrus.com. The site features product reviews, and directs browsers to Target.com to…

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Grand Opening

A new store opened up in Gulfport today with a pretty special guest. Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Paul Molitor signed autographs for guests at the grand opening of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet in Gulfport. The nationwide chain has more…

Mississippi Sales Tax Holiday

Tax Free Weekend has arrived. Retailers and shoppers across Mississippi and the Coast are already geared up for a big weekend of shopping with the start of Mississippi’s Sales Tax Holiday. Let the savings begin. It’s a holiday of sorts…

Businesses affected by the algae bloom

Beachgoers here on the Coast aren’t the only ones feeling the effects of the toxic algae bloom. One Biloxi souvenir shop has continued to see a decrease in sales which is believed to be linked to the beach closures. Empty…

Downtown Development Incentive Forum

There are plenty of development opportunities in downtown Biloxi. How can you start? Well, the business community had the opportunity today at a downtown development forum to learn how to do just that. More than a dozen vendors were on…

Economic impact from the Rapiscan Systems Classic

Anytime there is a huge event on the Coast like the Rapiscan Systems Classic, economic impact always becomes a key factor. The sun will be shining and the golfers are ready to tee off into the tenth annual Rapiscan Systems…

30th annual Jackson County Industrial Trade Show

For many people in Jackson County, industrial businesses play a crucial role in everyday life. Today was the 30th anniversary of the Jackson County Industrial Trade Show. Ninety-six vendors were at the event to showcase their products and services. The…

Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Celebrates 20 Years

20 years ago, one of the biggest coast entertainment venues opened in Biloxi. This weekend, The Beau Rivage Resort & Casino is marking the milestone, the only way it seems fitting, with a huge blowout party.

Battle at the Beach’s economic impact on the Coast

It’s time to battle at the beach which means hundreds of high school baseball players are spending the week here on the Coast. This week high school baseball teams from all over are right here on the Coast for the…

Model Contractor Development Program

Are you looking to start a small business? If so, the Steps Coalition will help you get on the right path to success with their Model Contractor Development Program Event. Already in week six, the program consists of a training…

Aldi grocery store coming to Ocean Springs

A new grocery store is set to open its doors in Ocean Springs in 2019. According to Ocean Springs Mayor Shea Dobson, Aldi will be built on the vacant property on U.S. 90 across from the Ocean Springs Civic Center.…

Business development and entrepreneurship workshop

This morning, entrepreneurs and hopeful small business owners gathered together at the D’Iberville Community Club for a free business development and entrepreneurship workshop. The workshop included information on resources available to help small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities…

Construction sites coming to life in Ocean Springs

Ocean Springs is building their economy from the ground up. You may have driven past the construction site, but had little idea what was being built. Just off Interstate 10 on Washington Avenue in Ocean Springs on the corner of…