Finance

May 04, 2008
Target said it is selling an interest in its credit-card receivables...
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May 04, 2008
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Monday it will offer 90-day prescriptions for $...
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May 01, 2008
Apple announced that new movie releases are available to download from its...
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May 01, 2008
Sales were up 7.9% in April 2008 over the same month a year ago at...
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May 01, 2008
Sporting enthusiasts are still shopping—at least at recreation retailer...
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May 01, 2008
Regional supermarket chain Harris Teeter, with 169 stores in the Southeast...
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May 01, 2008
Linens ’n Things filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Friday....
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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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