Finance

Sep 29, 2008
Discount retailers fared well during the third quarter, despite a slowdown...
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Sep 29, 2008
The credit squeeze that culminated in a major financial meltdown last week...
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Sep 29, 2008
Wal-Mart Stores has instructed its global-supply base to cease sourcing...
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Sep 29, 2008
Wal-Mart's Japanese subsidiary, Seiyu, announced plans to close 20 stores...
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Sep 28, 2008
Circuit City Stores Inc. reported a loss of $239.2 million in its second...
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Sep 28, 2008
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated Giant Eagle...
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Sep 28, 2008
Foot Locker has signed a definitive agreement with dELiA*s, Inc. to...
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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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