Finance

Feb 07, 2008
Memphis, Tenn. Fred's Inc. will close 75 stores this year as part of a new...
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Feb 07, 2008
St. Louis St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay said Thursday that Macy's Inc.'s...
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Feb 07, 2008
Tweeter Home Entertainment Group Inc. said it needs more time to analyze...
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Feb 06, 2008
Columbus, Ohio Big Lots Inc. said Thursday that same-store sales fell 0.6...
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Feb 06, 2008
New York City Ezra Dabah, the former CEO of Children's Place Retail Stores...
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Feb 06, 2008
Columbus, Ohio DSW Inc. said Thursday its fiscal fourth-quarter same-store...
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Feb 06, 2008
San Francisco Gymboree Corp. said Thursday that same-store sales rose 10%...
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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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