Finance

Oct 08, 2008
Pier 1 Imports Inc. said Thursday same-store sales fell in September as...
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Oct 08, 2008
The TJX Cos. said Thursday that same-store sales fell 1% in September,...
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Oct 08, 2008
The nation's specialty-apparel retailers reported dismal sales for...
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Oct 08, 2008
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. have...
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Oct 08, 2008
Walgreen Co. said Wednesday that it had withdrawn its bid to acquire Longs...
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Oct 07, 2008
Goody's Family Clothing announced that a U.S. judge approved its...
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Oct 07, 2008
Meijer shoppers can now add groceries to their carts when browsing its Web...
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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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