Finance

May 21, 2008
Gap Inc. said on Thursday that first-quarter net profit rose 40% on...
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May 21, 2008
Hot Topic Inc. said Wednesday its first-quarter loss widened on a drop in...
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May 21, 2008
Limited Brands Inc. said Wednesday its first-quarter earnings nearly...
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May 21, 2008
Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. on Thursday posted a wider quarterly...
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May 21, 2008
NexCen Brands has hired Rothschild as its investment advisor, according to...
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May 21, 2008
Starbucks Coffee Co. said Wednesday its Canadian subsidiary agreed to buy...
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May 21, 2008
The Buckle Inc. on Thursday said fiscal first-quarter profit rose 54% on 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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