2014 Retail Compass Survey of CFOs

March 2014

BDO's Retail and Consumer Products practice has just released its 2014 Retail Compass Survey of CFOs Report. The eighth annual edition of the study surveyed the chief financial officers of 100 leading U.S. retailers about the most impactful trends shaping the industry in the year ahead. This year, we found that despite an uneven 2013 and a shaky start to 2014, retailers are cautiously optimistic that the year will bring renewed consumer confidence and with it, improved sales. Omnichannel will also remain an imperative. Read the full report for additional insights on topics including tax and regulatory concerns, areas for investments, expectations around M&A and IPO activity and more.