Finance

Aug 07, 2008
Sears Holdings Corp. announced that it plans to cut approximately 50 jobs...
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Aug 06, 2008
Best Buy Co. Inc. spent $100,000 in the second quarter to lobby on the...
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Aug 06, 2008
Department stores generally saw their sales slip in July as consumers...
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Aug 06, 2008
General Nutrition Centers saw an 8.5% revenue increase for the second...
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Aug 06, 2008
Jo-Ann Stores Inc. said Thursday its second-quarter sales rose 3.7%,...
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Aug 06, 2008
Retail Ventures Inc., which operates DSW shoe stores and Filene's Basement...
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Aug 06, 2008
The outlook for the back-to-school shopping season turned even more...
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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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