Finance

May 14, 2008
J.C. Penney said a pullback in consumer spending has cut its first-quarter...
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May 14, 2008
Kroger Co. chairman and CEO David B. Dillon received a 22% compensation...
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May 14, 2008
The National Retail Federation (NRF) is urging the House Judiciary...
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May 14, 2008
Tesco has agreed to buy South Korean discount chain Homever for $1.86...
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May 14, 2008
Urban Outfitters Inc. said Thursday its first-quarter profit rose 45%,...
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May 13, 2008
Whole Foods Market Inc. said Tuesday that sales surged in the second...
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May 13, 2008
Grocery stores in Manitoba, Canada are ordering millions fewer plastic...
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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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