Finance

Nov 05, 2008
The nation’s specialty apparel retailers took a beating in October, as...
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Nov 05, 2008
Talbots Inc. said Thursday that it plans to sell its J. Jill brand and...
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Nov 04, 2008
More than half of online retailers (56.1%) expect their holiday sales to...
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Nov 04, 2008
Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. said Wednesday that its fiscal second-quarter...
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Nov 04, 2008
Mervyns LLC may pay accrued vacation to its fired employees if its closing...
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Nov 04, 2008
Saks Inc. announced its plans to discontinue the operations of its...
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Nov 04, 2008
Tweeter is shutting down its Canton, Mass. headquarters as part of a "...
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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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