Finance

Dec 01, 2008
One person has been hospitalized after a gunman opened fire inside a Kmart...
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Dec 01, 2008
Sears Holdings Corp. reported Tuesday that third-quarter results showed...
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Dec 01, 2008
Staples Inc. reported Tuesday that third-quarter profits dropped 43% and...
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Dec 01, 2008
Tiffany & Co. announced Tuesday it has offered voluntary-retirement...
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Dec 01, 2008
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced Tuesday it has established a partnership...
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Dec 01, 2008
Walgreen Co. said Tuesday that, while November sales increased nearly 4%...
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Nov 30, 2008
Specialty retailer Conn's Inc. said Monday that sales of merchandise and...
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Financially Speaking

The Impact of Online Sales Tax

By Jonathan Barsade, founder and CEO, Exactor
For more than a decade, federal and state lawmakers have attempted to craft legislation to regulate the collection of sales tax on Internet purchases. The Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 passed the Senate in May with bipartisan support.
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Deals/M&A

Global Payments acquires PayPros
Global Payments Inc. will acquire Payment Processing, Inc. (PayPros). PayPros, based in California, is a provider of fully-integrated payment solutions for 58,000 small-to-medium sized retailers in the U.S.
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Newsmakers

eBay reports strong Q4 quarter; Carl Icahn looks to spin off PayPal
eBay posted a profit of $850 million, compared with earnings of $751 million a year ago, for its fourth quarter, ended Dec. 31, 2013, while revenues rose 13% to $4.5 billion, fueled by strong mobile results.
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