Finance

Dec 15, 2008
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said Monday it lowered its ratings...
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Dec 15, 2008
According to a National Retail Federation (NRF) study released Tuesday,...
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Dec 15, 2008
Toys “R” Us announced Tuesday that its flagship store in Manhattan’s Times...
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Dec 14, 2008
In an appearance Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Wal-Mart Stores CEO...
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Dec 11, 2008
Duckwall-ALCO Stores reported that net loss for its third quarter was $1.7...
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Dec 11, 2008
Fred Meyer Stores Inc. has settled a federal sex-harassment lawsuit for $...
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Dec 11, 2008
Struggling mall owner General Growth Properties Inc. said it is still...
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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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