Finance

Dec 29, 2008
The 2009 outlook for U.S. retail ratings indicates another year of heavy...
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Dec 29, 2008
Spartan Stores announced that it has completed its previously announced...
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Dec 29, 2008
Netflix and Amazon delighted holiday shoppers online while Web sites for...
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Dec 28, 2008
Amazon.com, Inc. said its 2008 holiday season was the company’s "best ever...
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Dec 28, 2008
American Apparel has named Adrian Kowalewski CFO to succeed Ken Cieply,...
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Dec 28, 2008
Preliminary sales reports for the holidays paint a bleak picture for the...
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Dec 28, 2008
Home-center chain Menards is promoting its post-Christmas sales with an...
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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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