Finance

Jul 10, 2008
Specialty retailer Tree Top Kids has opened a new store in Wheaton, Ill.,...
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Jul 09, 2008
Advance Auto Parts Inc. is growing its Minnesota operations, according to...
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Jul 09, 2008
The United Fresh Produce Association, which represents farmers, grocers...
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Jul 09, 2008
Bankrupt retailer Linens 'n Things Inc. has asked a judge for permission...
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Jul 09, 2008
Office Depot is opening in Austin, Texas, its first "Green" store on...
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Jul 09, 2008
Shoppers, enticed by heavy discounts and armed with rebate checks, spent...
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Jul 08, 2008
Consumers said they plan to spend an average of $590 on back-to-school...
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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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