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Are Store Associates the Key to Competing with E-Commerce?

Retail

By Adam Goode

As someone who has worked in all levels of retail, from a store associate all the way up to general manager, the results of a recent Tulip Retail survey ... read more >

The Overwhelming Influence of Mobile Devices in the Retail Industry

For as long as we can remember, retailers have sought out new and innovative ways to get consumers into traditional brick-and-mortar stores throughout ... read more >

Back-To-School Household Spending Projected to Increase Nearly 7% in 2016

Audit|Retail

By Adam Goode

The National Retail Federation (NFR) recently published its annual back-to-school consumer spending survey, which was conducted by Prosper Insights & ... read more >

Salaried Employees: Big Pay Raise on the Horizon?

We’re expecting the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) proposed revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to be finalized as soon as May ... read more >

EMV Chip Card Technology: What You Should Know

Retail

By Adam Goode

October 1, 2015 was the deadline for most merchants to upgrade their credit card terminals to EMV-enabled devices or risk assuming responsibility for any ... read more >

From the Classroom to the Recording Studio: How Universities May Use the Flipped Classroom Concept

For many of us, the thought of college classes conjures up images of lecture halls, professors speaking from podiums, and chalkboards full of definitions ... read more >

No Resolution on Internet Sales Tax Bill

Retail

By Adam Goode

The 113th Congress adjourned in December 2014 without passing the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 (MFA), which was passed by the Senate in 2013 but was ... read more >

New Revenue Recognition Standard's Impact on the Manufacturing Sector

In May 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) released its final pronouncement on accounting for revenue from contracts with customers. ... read more >

Key Tax Extenders in Limbo

Over 50 tax extenders expired at the end of 2013. Many of these provisions are popular tax incentives used by U.S. manufactures. Presently, these extenders ... read more >

Update on the 2013 Data Collection Form

Not-for-Profit

By Adam Goode

Entities that receive federal funds are subject to audit requirements in accordance with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-133, Audits ... read more >