posts tagged as Brick and mortar


By Natalie Kotlyar | July 09, 2019

Retailers are Recalibrating Amid Recession Concerns - BDO Consumer Beat Survey

Consumer spending has grown volatile as shoppers begin to feel the impact of increased online sales taxes resulting from Wayfair vs. South Dakota and weigh the threat of a potential economic downturn. read more


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


Minimizing Tax Liability without QIP Guidance

Lack of clarity around the tax treatment of Qualified Improvement Property (QIP) under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) may result in higher than expected tax bills for retailers that made renovations and improvements during 2018... 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


By Natalie Kotlyar | January 31, 2019

Video: Brick-and-Mortar Retailing Goes Experiential

As e-commerce continues to drive consumers away from physical stores, brick-and-mortar retailers are faced with a decision: Innovate or Shutter. Is experiential retailing the key to regaining foot traffic? Natalie Kotlyar shares her take... 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


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


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


Infographic: The 12 Trends of Holiday Shopping

The holiday season stands as a crucial quarter for retailers’ financial well-being. What trends will determine their success this year? BDO polled 1,000 consumers and 100 retail executives on their holiday shopping outlooks. read more