Finance

Aug 19, 2008
BJ’s Wholesale Club announced Wednesday that cost-conscious shoppers...
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Aug 19, 2008
Gymboree Corp. said late Wednesday that its second-quarter profit rose to...
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Aug 19, 2008
Woolworths Group plc said that it rejected a purchase proposal from Baugur...
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Aug 19, 2008
Ross Stores Inc. on Wednesday raised its full-year guidance as the chain...
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Aug 19, 2008
Ross Stores reported Wednesday that net earnings for the second quarter...
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Aug 19, 2008
A federal grand jury has charged seven people with selling nearly $8...
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Aug 19, 2008
The TJX Cos. said Wednesday that it has sold Bob’s Stores to private-...
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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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