Finance

Aug 13, 2008
Wal-Mart plans to invest up to 1.8 billion reais ($1.1 billion) in Brazil...
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Aug 12, 2008
Best Buy Co. will start selling the iPhone on Sept. 7, becoming first U.S...
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Aug 12, 2008
China's retail sales rose by 23.3% in July from a year ago to 862.9...
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Aug 12, 2008
CVS Caremark Corp. said Tuesday that it is buying Longs Drug Stores Corp....
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Aug 12, 2008
The Kroger Co. said Wednesday it reached a tentative deal with the United...
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Aug 12, 2008
In a move to drive growth and profitability, Tween Brands Inc. said...
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Aug 12, 2008
Vornado Realty Trust said Wednesday it has formed a joint venture with...
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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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