Finance

Oct 16, 2008
Mervyns LLC may have plans on Friday to announce that it is filing for...
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Oct 16, 2008
The retired chairman of Boscov's Inc. has submitted a bid for the chain...
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Oct 15, 2008
Best Buy Inc. plans to cut back on hiring seasonal workers this year in...
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Oct 15, 2008
In a move to improve the customer shopping experience and build traffic...
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Oct 15, 2008
The remaining 371 Linens ’n Things stores will begin closing their doors...
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Oct 15, 2008
Nike has sued Wal-Mart Stores, claiming the discount retailer is selling...
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Oct 15, 2008
Shoppers may be on a budget, but they do plan to spend 1.9% more than...
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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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