By Retail & Consumer Products Practice Leaders | November 13, 2018

GDPR: What Retailers Need to Know About the New Era of Data Privacy

The GDPR requires that retailers take a holistic approach to data privacy governance, and the penalties of noncompliance are severe.


By Natalie Kotlyar | November 08, 2018

Holiday Shopping 2018: Nothing Beats a Bargain—BDO Consumer Beat Survey

Holiday shopping season is among us and, this year, consumers are prioritizing deals over other perks. Our latest Consumer Beat Survey unpacks what retailers need to know about consumers’ holiday shopping motivators.


By Retail & Consumer Products Practice Leaders | October 23, 2018

Inspiration on Display at 2018 Retailing Summit

Retailers are focused on innovation and scaling up, but are they giving weight to financial management? Read our takeaways from the 2018 TAMU Retailing Summit.


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | October 18, 2018

Private Equity PErspectives podcast: Amazon, Wayfair and the changing retail landscape

In the Amazon era, retailers must alter their strategies to effectively compete. Tune into BDO’s PErspectives podcast to learn how retailers can become “un-Amazonable” and ideal targets for private equity investment and advisory firms.


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?


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.


By Natalie Kotlyar | October 04, 2018

Defining and measuring e-commerce success

Are retailers capturing the right metrics and key performance indicators for their e-commerce sites?


By Katherine Gauntt | August 27, 2018

A retailer’s guide to dealing with the impacts of Wayfair

Are retailers taking the appropriate steps to comply with current and future regulation following the SD v. Wayfair decision?


By Scott Ziemer | July 20, 2018

For Maximum Savings, Retailers Must Meet Tax Depreciation Deadline

The October 15, 2018 tax depreciation deadline for C-corporations is quickly approaching and retailers must act fast to capitalize on savings.


By Patricia Brandstetter | June 27, 2018

Tax Reform Drafting Errors Hurt Restaurants & Retailers

Retailers and restaurants have been generally supportive of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, but two Congressional drafting errors could severely affect the industries regarding the depreciation of improvement property and the utilization of net operating losses.