Finance

Apr 13, 2008
U.S. retail sales unexpectedly rose 0.2% in March, pushed up by a jump in...
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Apr 13, 2008
Wal-Mart, the largest seller of firearms in the country, is striking a...
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Apr 10, 2008
BJ's Wholesale Club Inc.'s March same-store sales rose 6%, boosted by...
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Apr 10, 2008
Lawn and garden-products retailer Calloway's Nursery Inc. said Wednesday...
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Apr 10, 2008
Gap Inc. said that sales fell 12% in March, and its same-store sales fell...
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Apr 10, 2008
Starbucks Corp. plans to close 45 coffee stands that operate inside Save...
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Apr 10, 2008
By extending its partnership with Citizens Financial Group, Stop &...
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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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