In this edition, we share our insights into market trends and emerging financial reporting issues, standard setting changes, and regulatory issues affecting the sector.
This year’s SEC comment letter trends for companies in the Retail and Consumer sectors, together with the benchmarking information included within, will be a useful reference tool as you navigate the upcoming financial reporting cycle.
It’s the most digital time of the year
While the e-commerce revolution may mean fewer stores, real estate for distribution and fulfillment has never been in higher demand.
Changing consumer attitudes, behaviors, and preferences—compounded by sweeping changes in technology—have necessitated dramatic change in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry over the past decade. The ongoing challenge to maintain market share is exacerbated by new entrants with innovative products and packaging—as well as a keener response to consumer concerns around issues that ranges from artificial ingredients to social responsibility.
September 2016 Roundup - Recent state and local tax developments affecting retailers.
This study captures the trends of 160 companies identified as early-adopters of the new FASB issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-09, Improvements to Employee Share-Based Payment Accounting (the Amendments).
Retail and consumer deal volume continued its positive trajectory, reaching its highest level in the past four quarters.
An annual companion to our KnowledgeBrief newsletter with a focus on market and reporting issues relevant for Retail and Consumer companies.
Megadeals in the R&C sector have brought increased regulatory scrutiny resulting in many companies divesting assets. Learn about operational considerations that can help minimize complexity and accelerate the transition timeline.
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