Finance

Mar 17, 2008
Staples Inc. announced on Tuesday that it will offer $3.67 billion to...
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Mar 17, 2008
Wal-Mart Stores announced Tuesday it will make Seiyu Ltd. a wholly owned...
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Mar 16, 2008
On the heels of its March 12 report that it experienced a 4Q net loss...
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Mar 16, 2008
Urban Outfitters CEO Glen Senk last week disclosed a series of initiatives...
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Mar 16, 2008
algreen Co., which added its retail health-clinic concept to locations...
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Mar 13, 2008
The Container Store isn’t shying away from expansion because of the...
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Mar 13, 2008
With Easter falling on March 23, the earliest Easter since 1913, consumers...
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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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