posts tagged as Bankruptcy


By David Berliner | March 26, 2019

Retail in the Red: BDO’s Bi-Annual Bankruptcy Update

Despite a strong economy, marked by healthy consumer spending, low unemployment levels and controlled inflation rates, the U.S. retail industry saw several high-profile bankruptcy filings in the second half of 2018. On the heels of a... read more


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... read more


Navigating the New Age of Retail Real Estate

Despite strong year-end sales, the U.S. retail landscape remains rife with uncertainty as retail bankruptcies and store closures continue to gain momentum. Meanwhile, mall operators and retail REITs, left with vacant spaces from... read more


By David Berliner | October 11, 2018

Retail in the Red: BDO’s Bi-Annual Bankruptcy Update — 1H 2018

Burdensome debt and an evolving retail landscape led to several bankruptcy filings and store closures in the first half of 2018. read more


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. read more


By David Berliner | March 22, 2018

Retail in the Red: BDO Bi-Annual Bankruptcy Update

Retail bankruptcy filings continued at a rapid pace in the second half of 2017. Should retailers expect a steady stream of filings this year? read more


Infographic: 2018 Will Test Retail’s Online & In-Store Balancing Act

Retail’s precondition for strong connectivity across the business and with customers has many retail execs investing more their digital capabilities. read more


Infographic: Private Equity’s Perspective on Retail

After last year’s steady deal activity, what opportunities does the retail industry offer private equity firms in 2018? read more


By Natalie Kotlyar | February 01, 2018

Will Retailers Sink or Surf in 2018?

Retail execs predict a boost in retail M&A activity and e-commerce, but tax reform and changing consumer behavior may pose hurdles. read more


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... read more