Finance

Mar 27, 2014
Alliance Data Systems Corp announced that its retail services business,...
Dallas -- Alliance Data Systems Corp announced that its retail services...
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Mar 27, 2014
Conn’s Inc. reported net income of $27.73 million in the fourth quarter of...
The Woodlands, Texas – Conn’s Inc. reported net income of $27....
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Mar 27, 2014
Net income at Signet Jewelers grew 2% to $175.2 million in the fourth...
Hamilton, Bermuda – Net income at Signet Jewelers grew 2% to $175.2...
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Mar 27, 2014
Fred’s Inc. reported a substantial 34.5% decrease in its net income during...
Memphis, Tenn. – Fred’s Inc. reported a substantial 34.5%...
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Mar 27, 2014
Consumer spending growth of 3.3% in the fourth quarter of 2013 helped...
Washington, D.C. – Consumer spending growth of 3.3% in the fourth...
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Mar 26, 2014
Coming off a disappointing 2013, Toys “R” Us unveiled a strategic plan to...
New York -- Coming off a disappointing 2013, Toys “R” Us...
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Mar 26, 2014
Wal-Mart Stores spent $439 million during the past two years to...
New York -- Wal-Mart Stores spent $439 million during the past two years...
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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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