Finance

Jul 15, 2014
U.S. retail sales inched up 0.2% in June, after an upwardly revised 0.5%...
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Jul 15, 2014
Aaron’s Inc. on Tuesday said it plans to close 44 underperforming stores...
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Jul 15, 2014
Red Robin Gourmet Burger announced it has completed the acquisition of 32...
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Jul 15, 2014
Data breaches in the state of New York more than tripled between 2006 and...
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Jul 15, 2014
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has priced three series of senior unsecured...
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Jul 14, 2014
CVS Caremark said Monday that it has agreed to buy the assets of Miami-...
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Jul 14, 2014
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba increased its valuation to $130 billion...
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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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