Finance

Oct 10, 2014
Family Dollar Stores Inc. missed Wall Street expectations for its fourth...
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Oct 10, 2014
Lids Sports Group has acquired Jersey City Canada, a licensed sports...
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Oct 09, 2014
Apparel retailers reported modest sales growth for the month of September...
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Oct 09, 2014
One-quarter (25%) of U.S. consumers plans to spend more on holiday...
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Oct 09, 2014
The International Council of Shopping Centers forecasts a 4.0% increase in...
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Oct 09, 2014
Same-store sales soared at Amazon.com and EBay during September 2014.
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Oct 09, 2014
Net sales at Destination Maternity Corp. dropped 5% to $122 million in the...
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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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