Finance

Apr 07, 2014
Berkshire Partners LLC, the Boston-based investment firm, and Glen T. Senk...
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Apr 07, 2014
While a majority of the most popular prepaid debit cards charge monthly...
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Apr 07, 2014
Signet Jewelers Limited and Zale Corporation have announced the expiration...
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Apr 04, 2014
Specialty retailer Brookstone Holdings Corp. has filed for Chapter 11...
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Apr 04, 2014
Hudson’s Bay Company’s net profit for the fourth quarter fell to $29.1...
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Apr 04, 2014
Xcel Brands announced that it has acquired fine jewelry and watch brand...
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Apr 04, 2014
The Sam’s Club Giving Program is providing a $2.5 million grant to grow U....
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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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