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Downtown’s Peanut Shoppe in a crunch to find new home

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 22, 2021 4:08 PM CT | Published: February 21, 2021 4:00 AM CT

The pandemic and dropping sales have challenged downtown’s Peanut Shoppe. But now the colorful shop that has operated in the same place for 72 years faces more adversity. It must move or close at the end of the year.

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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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