By Natalie Kotlyar | February 06, 2019

Moving Beyond Retail Survival Mode: BDO’s 2019 Retail Rationalized Survey

Amid burdensome levels of debt, a steady cadence of bankruptcy filings, new entrants and shifts in buying power across generations, the retail industry faces continued pressure to transform. At the same time, 44% of retailers are actively planning for a market correction, according to BDO’s just-released 2019 Retail Rationalized Survey. Given these dynamics, retailers must prioritize financial and operational stability as they weigh business strategy transformation. Find out how today’s thriving retailers are navigating industry challenges:


By Retail & Consumer Products Practice Leaders | December 10, 2018

Supply Chain Fraud: Risk Management for Retail & Consumer Products Companies

Given the sheer complexity and scale of supply chains today, it’s no surprise that fraud poses a larger threat to organizations today than ever before. Are retail and consumer products companies taking the appropriate steps to protect themselves?


By Jennifer Valdivia | December 05, 2018

The New Revenue Recognition Standard: Are Privately Held Retailers Ready?

Is your retail business ready for FASB’s new revenue recognition standard (ASC 606)? While the compliance deadline for public companies has already passed, nonpublic organizations must apply the new revenue recognition standard to annual reporting periods beginning after Dec...


By Retail & Consumer Products Practice Leaders | November 13, 2018

GDPR: What Retailers Need to Know About the New Era of Data Privacy

The GDPR requires that retailers take a holistic approach to data privacy governance, and the penalties of noncompliance are severe.


By Natalie Kotlyar | November 08, 2018

Holiday Shopping 2018: Nothing Beats a Bargain—BDO Consumer Beat Survey

Holiday shopping season is among us and, this year, consumers are prioritizing deals over other perks. Our latest Consumer Beat Survey unpacks what retailers need to know about consumers’ holiday shopping motivators.


By Retail & Consumer Products Practice Leaders | October 23, 2018

Inspiration on Display at 2018 Retailing Summit

Retailers are focused on innovation and scaling up, but are they giving weight to financial management? Read our takeaways from the 2018 TAMU Retailing Summit.


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.