OUR THOUGHTS ON:
Retail

SORT OPTIONS: Most Recent | Most Viewed

Will a Strategy of Exclusivity Be the Path to Success for Dick's Sporting Goods

About a month ago, Dick’s Sporting Goods (Dick’s) announced it was dropping 20% of its brand offerings. One wonders if this strategy shift ... read more >

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 >

Preparing Retail for Generation Z

Audit|Retail

By Patrick Kerns

Move over millennials, as Generation Z comes of age, they are becoming a force for change in retail. Generation Z is composed of everyone born after 1995 ... read more >

The Holidays: The Gift that Keeps on Giving for Retail and Transportation Companies

When the holiday season rolls around so does the money that is spent buying gifts for friends, families, and even co-workers. Since 2009, holiday season ... read more >

National Retail Federation Projects Solid Holiday Sales Growth

Retail

By Patrick Kerns

If you are planning on making a trip to the mall or ordering that hard-to-get item from Amazon, do it sooner rather than later. The National Retail Federation ... read more >

Qualified Improvement Property Rules Provide Additional Accelerated Depreciation Opportunities for Retail and Restaurant Industries in 2016

Retail

By Zachary Davis

Prior to 2016, Qualified Retail Improvement Property and Qualified Restaurant Property were eligible for Section 179 expense, but did not qualify for bonus ... 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 >

Recognizing Breakage on Unredeemed Gift Cards

Audit|Retail

By Doug Morally

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has finally closed the loop on accounting for breakage with the issuance of Accounting Standards Update ... read more >

Updating Your Retail or Restaurant Space? What You Need to Know About IRS Revenue Procedure 2015-56

Retail|Tax

By Carl Scharf

It appears that everywhere we look businesses operating in the retail and restaurant industry are remodeling or refreshing their space in order to stay ... read more >