The payments division of eBay is trying to make inroads at grocery stores and other physical retailers.
Trian's private-equity bid for FDO could bode well for fellow discounter BJ's Wholesale Club.
Analysts have turned on the retailing giant, saying sales are likely headed down.
A 1990 law was intended to protect consumers' privacy, court rules.
The Wall Street Journal says the bookseller is preparing a filing and may close 200 stores.
EBay expects its payment division to outperform its core e-commerce business as it becomes 'the wallet of the cloud.' Shares soar 7%.
Feb. 14 is a critical sales day for a handful of industries, and a strong performance could be enough to send their shares higher.
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