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Don Muret

Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Hornets Begin Work On Larger Team Store At Spectrum Center

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 24 / 17

The Hornets have started the process of “flipping” the team store and box office at Spectrum Center. The Hornets Fan Shop will be relocated from the ground floor to the main lobby, one level above where it was originally built. The store will expand to 4,200 square feet, about 1,000 squa...

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