About "Retail & consumer"
The PwC retail and consumer practice provides professional services to leading retail and consumer product companies.
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- Retail & Consumer KnowledgeBrief: Technical and Quality Newsletter
10/1/13 | Retail & consumer
What are the technical and reporting issues impacting retail and consumer products companies? PwC's Retail & Consumer KnowledgeBrief provides insights and summaries on restructuring comment letter trends and disclosure reminders, data protection, conflict minerals, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and more.
- Retail and Consumer industry: State of Compliance survey
9/24/13 | Retail & consumer
What is the state of compliance for retail and consumer companies in terms of formal compliance infrastructure, resources, and processes? How is the compliance environment for retailers and consumer goods companies different from other industries?
- Lease accounting in retail and consumer products: Transformational change
6/25/13 | Retail & consumer
The changes to lease accounting proposed by the FASB and IASB will bring all leases onto the balance sheet and change income statement recognition, business processes, systems, and controls. Retail and consumer companies should prepare for the upcoming business process changes.
- 2013 Financial Performance Report: Growth strategies - Unlocking the power of the consumer
6/21/13 | Retail & consumer
PwC and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) present the Financial Performance Report, Growth strategies: Unlocking the power of the consumer. The report provides financial benchmarking results for 142 food, beverage and consumer products industry manufacturers, and 67 retailers. Topics covered include growth strategies and future investment targets.
- US retail & consumer deals insights: Q1 2013 update
4/24/13 | Retail & consumer
This quarter saw one the largest consumer products deals in history with the $23.5B Heinz deal along with five other multi-billion deals and several other significant transactions with alternative deal structures. Consumer confidence rebounded from the decline seen at the end of December driven primarily by improving household financial conditions related to positive trends in the housing and financial markets. We expect companies to continue to focus on expanding internationally, expanding capabilities across omnichannels and look for avenues to improve profitability through divestment of non-core operations.
- Demystifying the online shopper: 10 myths of multichannel retailing
2/7/13 | Retail & consumer
According to a report from PwC, digital technology continues to reshape the way companies and consumers interact, but social media is not replacing the in-store shopping experience. Among the findings, 45 percent of consumers continue to shop in a physical store daily or weekly.
- Retail & Consumer: 2012 SEC comment letter trends
1/24/13 | Retail & consumer
PwC has issued a summary document of comment letter trends and considerations for 2012 year-end financial reporting for retail and consumer companies.The information summarized within this publication is based on comment letters published by the SEC staff between October 1, 2011 and October 1, 2012 related to R&C registrants. Areas reviewed include management discussion and analysis, controls and procedures, revenue recognition, and much more