Finance

Aug 26, 2014
Best Buy Co. earned $146 million in the second quarter, down from $266...
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Aug 26, 2014
DSW reported that its second quarter profit rose 1.8%, better than...
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Aug 26, 2014
Brentwood Associates, a consumer-focused private equity investment firm,...
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Aug 26, 2014
Burger King Worldwide agreed to buy Canadian quick-serve chain Tim Hortons...
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Aug 25, 2014
Amazon.com announced Monday that it had agreed to acquire video game...
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Aug 25, 2014
Walmart announced in a post on its corporate blog that its store-brand...
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Aug 25, 2014
Jamba Inc., operators of Jamba Juice stores, reaffirmed its commitment 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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