Finance

Apr 21, 2008
Linens 'n Things Inc. is making a major effort to stock its retail stores...
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Apr 21, 2008
Wilsons the Leather Experts Inc. raised the possibility of bankruptcy on...
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Apr 21, 2008
Retail sales for the week ending April 19 rose a strong 7.1% compared to...
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Apr 21, 2008
Consumers plan to spend about as much on Mother’s Day shopping this year...
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Apr 20, 2008
Sears Holdings Corp said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange...
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Apr 20, 2008
Blockbuster Inc. is studying various options to fund its buyout offer of...
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Apr 20, 2008
Wal-Mart Stores held onto the top spot among American companies as the...
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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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