July 30, 2015

Massachusetts will have a tax holiday the weekend of Aug. 15-16, if the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) has anything to say about it.

March 20, 2015

Retailers in the United States are taking a huge risk by underestimating the buying power of the over-50 generation, according to a new report by the Fung Business Intelligence Centre.

February 9, 2015

Today in the U.S., e-commerce businesses are “more equal” than their brick-and-mortar peers. The Internet remains a tax-free zone, and the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) remains shelved in the House of Representatives.

January 20, 2015

In its newest move to offer more in-store financial services, Walmart is offering shoppers the option to pick up their tax refunds in cash.

October 30, 2014

A switch from an income tax benefit to income tax expense helped drive a reduction in net income at online jewelry retailer Blue Nile Inc. during the third quarter of fiscal 2014.

May 29, 2014

Fred’s Inc. cited higher income taxes as contributing to declining net income in the first quarter of fiscal 2014.

May 23, 2014

Shoe Carnival Inc. reported a 3% year-over-year drop in net income to $9.2 million, from $9.5 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2014.

March 7, 2014

Sixty percent of Millennials would be willing to provide details about their personal preferences and habits to marketers, whereas Baby Boomers are much more protective of their personal information.

October 24, 2013

The Millennial generation is expected to outspend Baby Boomers by 2017, yet retailers underestimate the size and purchasing power of this consumer, according to a new study by Berglass + Associates and Women’s Wear Daily.

October 14, 2013

Most retailers wouldn’t dream of using an abacus to reconcile daily accounts when software exists which performs calculations and reconciliations at lightning speed.

March 4, 2013

By Randy Frischer, Jonathan Forman, and Brad Poris, BDO USA, LLP

February 12, 2013

A new Symphony Consulting survey found that the new 2% increase in payroll tax is causing a major shopping behavioral change among lower-income families.

December 6, 2012

Dick’s Sporting goods will pay $2 special dividend before year end in a move to help investors avoid what are presumed to be higher dividend tax rates in 2013 and beyond.

August 8, 2011

By Fred Stiftel, president and CEO, Walton Management Services

December 23, 2010

Proactively managing taxes should always be top of mind for businesses at year-end. Recent Congressional actions and extension of the Bush-era tax cuts are serving as this year’s reminder.

December 7, 2010

The National Retail Federation has announced its support of a tentative bipartisan agreement that would temporarily extend Bush-era tax cuts for all taxpayers regardless of income in return for extending unemployment benefits.

August 25, 2010

A survey released Thursday by the National Retail Federation found that most Americans feel a...

June 30, 2010

New legislation introduced in the House by Representative William Delahunt (D-MA) could provide an infusion...

December 22, 2008

The National Retail Federation asked President-elect Barack Obama on Tuesday to incorporate a series of...

December 10, 2008

Online retailers who open a bricks-and-mortar location during the holiday shopping season could see more...

September 17, 2008

Dillard's Inc. and small retailers around Arkansas are pressing lawmakers to give consumers an annual...

March 3, 2005

New York City, ...