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?

By Ted Vaughan | November 13, 2017

What’s Next For Amazon?

By Clark Schweers | October 05, 2017

Recovering Following A Natural Disaster


By David Berliner | September 07, 2017

Retail In The Red: BDO’s Inaugural Quarterly Bankruptcy Update

So far this year, retail has seen more than 4,000 retail store closures while over 20 retailers declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Many point to the e-commerce boom to explain these figures, yet the fact that e-commerce captured only 8.5 percent of the U.S.’s Q1 2017 retail sales...


By Jennifer Valdivia | August 31, 2017

Retail Rethinks Real Estate

News of store closures and the mass move online has already created big changes for traditional retailers. As the industry’s evolution continues to make headlines, retail real estate is seeing something of a revolution. The battle cry? Right-size, reimagine and refocus.


By Retail & Consumer Products Practice Leaders | August 24, 2017

Event Recap: PE Dealmakers Breakfast – Investing in Retail & Consumer

At the recent PE Dealmakers Breakfast, our team led a panel discussion around investment opportunities in the retail and consumer industry. Alongside panelists from Duane Morris, First Republic Bank and Raymond James, industry colleagues exchanged insights on key trends...


By Michael Metz | August 07, 2017

IRS Takes an “Open for Business” Approach Regarding When a Retail Store is Placed in Service

When can a retailer start to claim tax depreciation on a new store? The IRS and a U.S. District Court are at odds.


By Michael Metz | July 28, 2017

Tax Reform Will Proceed Without the BAT

On July 27, the “Big Six” of tax reform—House Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, National Economic Council Directory Gary Cohn, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman...


By Retail & Consumer Products Practice Leaders | July 27, 2017

Retailers Navigate Risk Overseas Amid Geopolitical Change

Vying for global market share, U.S. retailers stay abreast of the most critical international risks. Learn which international issues are top of mind for todays’ retailers in our 2017 Retail RiskFactor Report.