posts tagged as Retail IPO

Retailers Will Feel Shutdown Impact For Many Months

Even as a short-term solution unfolds, the impact of the record-long government shutdown will likely be felt by the retail industry throughout the first half of the year. Diminishing consumer confidence, potential tax refund delays, and... read more

By Ted Vaughan | January 12, 2018

2018 Retail IPO Outlook

IPO activity on U.S. exchanges netted out positive in 2017, with offerings, proceeds, and filings up significantly from 2016. What can consumer business and retail companies expect in 2018? Find out in BDO’s annual survey of capital... read more

Retail IPOs Set to Improve?

Just this week, the National Retail Federation raised its 2016 retail sales forecast to a year-over-year increase of 3.4 percent from the previous forecast of 3.1 percent growth, influenced by expectations that consumer spending will... read more

By Ted Vaughan | January 07, 2016

2016 Retail IPO Outlook

When providing our retail IPO outlook for 2015 at the beginning of this year, we asked: Will consumer businesses face a potential Alibaba hangover in 2015? read more

BDOs Fall 2015 Consumer Business Compass Newsletter

Our fall 2015 Consumer Business Compass newsletter is hot off the press! In this edition, BDO Consultings David Berliner and David Shim provide an analysis of recent bankruptcy trends in an in-depth look at the evolving nature of... read more

To IPO or Not IPO - That is the Question...Many Retailers Are Mulling

In the last year, retailers have increasingly considered going public. Etsy and Fitbit recently took the plunge, taking advantage of a healthy economy armed with a strong dollar and low commodity costs, and consumers looking to spend. read more

By Ted Vaughan | January 21, 2015

2015 Retail IPO Outlook

This week, the President said that the economy has officially recovered, and we have turned the page on the downtown. If the U.S. IPO market is any indicator, hes right. 2014 marked yet another strong year for the U.S. IPO market with... read more

By Ted Vaughan | July 24, 2014

Mid-Year Retail IPO Outlook All About Alibaba?

This week the NRF lowered their expectations for retail sales growth in 2014. The group adjusted its forecast to a 3.6 percent increase for the year, down from the 4.1 percent increase they had predicted in January. Still, they were... read more

By Ted Vaughan | February 24, 2014

Competitive Pressures Expected to Drive M&A Activity

It may very well be another lively year for deal activity in the U.S. retail sector. According to the latest data from our 2014 Retail Compass Survey of CFOs, most retail CFOs expect 2014 to bring more deals, or at least remain on par... read more

By Ted Vaughan | January 21, 2014

2014 Retail IPO Outlook

By most accounts, 2013 was a banner year for IPOs. According to Renaissance Capital, a total of 222 companies went public in 2013, marking the best year for the IPO market since 2000. As we predicted, the retail and consumer products... read more