By Restaurant Practice Leaders | October 18, 2018

Private Equity PErspectives podcast: Amazon, Wayfair and the changing retail landscape

In the Amazon era, retailers must alter their strategies to effectively compete. Tune into BDO’s PErspectives podcast to learn how retailers can become “un-Amazonable” and ideal targets for private equity investment and advisory firms.

By Katherine Gauntt | August 27, 2018

A retailer’s guide to dealing with the impacts of Wayfair


By Scott Ziemer | July 20, 2018

For Maximum Savings, Retailers Must Meet Tax Depreciation Deadline

The October 15, 2018 tax depreciation deadline for C-corporations is quickly approaching and retailers must act fast to capitalize on savings.


By Patricia Brandstetter | June 27, 2018

Tax Reform Drafting Errors Hurt Restaurants & Retailers

Retailers and restaurants have been generally supportive of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, but two Congressional drafting errors could severely affect the industries regarding the depreciation of improvement property and the utilization of net operating losses.


By Scott Ziemer | June 20, 2018

8 Tax Reform FAQs for Retailers

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the most substantial U.S. tax legislation in decades, and retailers still have questions about its impact. The legislation is also subject to correction and further confusion, as demonstrated by a group of retailers pushing for changes to a tax law...


By Katherine Gauntt | June 07, 2018

Will SCOTUS’ Wayfair Decision Reinvent Online Sales Taxes?

States, businesses, and various associations all have an opinion on the South Dakota v. Wayfair case.


By David Berliner | May 02, 2018

How Bankrupt Retailers Treat Customer Deposits & Consignment Inventory

After filing for bankruptcy, retailers manage customer deposits and consigned inventory according to their specific circumstances.


By Retail & Consumer Products Practice Leaders | April 20, 2018

BDO Consumer Beat Survey: Tax Reform May Not Spur Retail Spending

Between tax reform, tax filings, and the online sales tax debate, taxes could play a big role in influencing consumer spending behavior.