Finance

Aug 18, 2014
The National Retail Federation on Monday told the U.S. Supreme Court that...
Washington, D.C. -- The National Retail Federation on Monday told the U.S...
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Aug 18, 2014
Urban Outfitters Inc. reported that profit for the second quarter dipped...
Philadelphia -- Urban Outfitters Inc. reported that profit for the second...
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Aug 18, 2014
Wayfair filed its paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange...
Boston -- Wayfair filed its paperwork with the U.S. Securities and...
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Aug 18, 2014
Activist hedge fund Jana Partners revealed on Monday that it received an...
New York -- Activist hedge fund Jana Partners revealed on Monday that it...
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Aug 18, 2014
Steve Madden has completed the acquisition of privately held Dolce Vita...
Long Island City, N.Y. -- Steve Madden has completed the acquisition of...
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Aug 18, 2014
Walmart continues to maintain its basket price advantage over Target,...
Boston -- Walmart continues to maintain its basket price advantage over...
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Aug 18, 2014
The battle between the extreme discounters is heating up: Dollar General...
Goodlettsville, Tenn. -- The battle between the extreme discounters is...
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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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