Finance

Dec 17, 2008
Pier 1 Imports Inc. said that the company's loss for the third-quarter...
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Dec 17, 2008
Rite Aid Corp. said Thursday its loss nearly tripled in its third quarter...
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Dec 17, 2008
Walmart.com announced on Thursday that it is extending its standard-...
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Dec 16, 2008
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has revised its outlook on...
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Dec 16, 2008
Circuit City Stores said Wednesday it plans to break the leases for almost...
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Dec 16, 2008
Macy's Inc. said Wednesday it agreed to change its $2 billion credit...
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Dec 16, 2008
ShopperTrak’s retail-traffic index reported that total U.S. foot traffic...
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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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