posts tagged as Consumer Products


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 | October 15, 2018

To Amazon or not to Amazon? Retailers weigh partnerships

With the news of J Crew’s recent partnership with Amazon, other retailers may be interested in following suit. What are the pros and cons of such a move? read more


BDO Consumer Beat Survey: Tax Reform May Not Spur Retail Spending

Between tax reform, tax filings, and the online sales tax debate, taxes could play a big role in influencing consumer spending behavior. read more


By Scott Ziemer | January 17, 2018

How Tax Reform Will Impact Retail and Consumer Products

How will tax reform impact the already cash-strapped retail industry? Our new blog post analyzes which provisions will alter retailers’ tax strategies. read more


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... read more


Food Fraud: Understanding the Problem, Managing its Risks, and Seizing Opportunities

The media often reports on food fraud with the goal of educating consumers on how they may be impacted and tips for protecting themselves. However, businesses play the most critical role in managing food fraud. read more


By Scott Ziemer | February 07, 2017

Potential Implications of a Destination-Basis Tax System for U.S. Retailers

Masked in myriad suggestions for comprehensive tax reform is a proposal that could have a significant impact on the U.S. retail industry. The plan, contained in the House Republicans tax blueprint A Better Way: Our Vision for a Confident... read more


What Does a CEO/CFO Need to Know about an Inversion Transaction?

Over the last several months, a number of major U.S. corporations, including Walgreens most recently, have announced tentative plans to relocate their headquarters abroad. This complex practice, known as an inversion transaction, can... read more


By David Berliner | June 06, 2014

BDO Knows Retail & Consumer Products Alert: Interchange Fee Settlement Continues

Back in December 2013, a U.S. District Judge approved a $5.7 billion antitrust settlement with Visa and MasterCard. This massive settlementthe largest of its kind in U.S. historywas aimed at reconciling years of angry complaints from... read more