By Katherine Gauntt | February 22, 2018

History Repeats Itself: Physical Nexus & The Online Sales Tax Debate

E-commerce challenges the tax concept of “physical nexus” as more retailers do business in states where they have no physical presence.


By Katherine Gauntt | January 24, 2018

Supreme Court Will Determine If Online Sellers Should Collect Sales Tax

Twenty-five years after its last ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court will reevaluate whether online sellers should collect sales taxes from consumers. How could this affect e-commerce?


By Scott Ziemer | January 17, 2018

How Tax Reform Will Impact Retail and Consumer Products

How will tax reform impact the already cash-strapped retail industry? Our new blog post analyzes which provisions will alter retailers’ tax strategies.


By Ted Vaughan | January 12, 2018

2018 Retail IPO Outlook

IPO activity on U.S. exchanges netted out positive in 2017, with offerings, proceeds, and filings up significantly from 2016. What can consumer business and retail companies expect in 2018? Find out in BDO’s annual survey of capital markets executives at leading investment banks.


By Retail & Consumer Products Practice Leaders | December 14, 2017

Infographic: The 12 Trends of Holiday Shopping

The holiday season stands as a crucial quarter for retailers’ financial well-being. What trends will determine their success this year? BDO polled 1,000 consumers and 100 retail executives on their holiday shopping outlooks.


By Tom Ziemba | December 08, 2017

Total Direct Compensation is up for Retail Boards – BDO Study

Board directors saw an overall 4 percent increase in total direct compensation (TDC) this year across industries, and retail boards contributed to that bump. According to The BDO 600: 2017 Survey of Board Compensation Practices of 600 Mid-Market Public Companies, retail boards...


By Natalie Kotlyar | November 17, 2017

Stores & Shoppers Sing Different Carols This Holiday Season: BDO Surveys

BDO’s inaugural 2017 Retail CxO Holiday Survey report explores the divide between retailers’ and consumers’ plans for how and where they’ll invest this holiday season. What did our polls of the two groups reveal?