Finance

Aug 14, 2008
Whole Foods Market Inc. is cutting 49 jobs at its Austin headquarters. The...
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Aug 13, 2008
In response to opening six new stores in July, Fresh & Easy...
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Aug 13, 2008
J. C. Penney Co. announced plans for solar- and wind-power projects that...
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Aug 13, 2008
Urban Outfitters Inc. posted a 79% jump in quarterly profit, driven by...
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Aug 13, 2008
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. posted a 17% increase in its second-quarter profit...
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Aug 13, 2008
Wal-Mart plans to invest up to 1.8 billion reais ($1.1 billion) in Brazil...
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Aug 12, 2008
Best Buy Co. will start selling the iPhone on Sept. 7, becoming first U.S...
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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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