Finance

May 20, 2008
Barnes & Noble is looking into a possible bid for competitor Borders...
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May 20, 2008
Ross Stores Inc. said Wednesday its first-quarter profit grew 19% due to...
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May 20, 2008
The Talbots Inc. posted higher-than-expected quarterly operating profit on...
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May 20, 2008
Boating supplies and accessories retailer West Marine on Wednesday...
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May 19, 2008
Madison Marquette, a Washington, DC-based developer, announced that Brooks...
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May 19, 2008
The Home Depot said on Tuesday that quarterly profit fell 66% as the U.S....
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May 19, 2008
Mervyns will launch an e-commerce site in the fourth quarter of 2008 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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