BDO Retail RiskFactor Report Reveals Leading Risks for Retailers In 2015

What risks have the 100 largest U.S. retailers concerned? According to our ninth annual Retail RiskFactor Report, which analyzes the 10-K filings of the 100 largest U.S. retailers, strategic growth is a leading concern despite upbeat sales projections, strong consumer confidence levels and a host of other positively trending economic indicators.

Risks mentioned by 100 percent of retailers include concerns around competition and consolidation, economic conditions, and regulations. Additionally, IT systems operations and cybersecurity threats remain prominent on retailers’ minds as technology and security costs continue to rise.

For more on the top risks impacting the retail industry this year, read our full report here.