Retail and consumer industry events and webcasts


Creating value & trust: Navigating risk and meeting consumer expectations
PwC’s Retail & Consumer Industry Roundtable for Internal Audit, Ethics and Compliance Executives

Date: Tuesday, April 22-23, 2014
Time: 06:00 PM CDT

Join your peers from leading companies to dialogue on emerging industry issues and share unique experiences on a wide variety of captivating topics. This year’s event is co-hosted by McDonald’s and Walgreens and will feature an array of topics designed for internal audit and compliance professionals to share perspectives on industry topics and trends and network.

The event will kick-off with a networking cocktail reception on Tuesday, April 22 at 6:00pm followed by a presentation and dinner. The roundtable will be held at Hamburger University, April 23, 7am - 4pm. and will cover a variety of relevant industry topics such as:

  • Data/Cyber Security
  • Advertising/Media Spend Compliance Assurance
  • Supply Chain Resiliency
  • and more

There is no registration fee for attendance. Space is limited.
Please contact Amie Hinderliter if you are interested in attending

Retail Industry Accounting & Reporting Update Conference 2014

Date: April 24th & 25th, 2014
Location: Hilton Woodbridge in Iselin, NJ.
Registration link  

Discount code: SPK14YPWC1

As part of the conference, participants will receive the most recent financial accounting and reporting updates on changing regulations, industry trends and leading practices that affect the retail industry. A sampling of topics include:

Topics include

  • Direction of financial reporting and US regulations for the retail industry
  • Accounting for gift cards, loyalty programs and deal sites like Groupon
  • Lease accounting: an update on the new rules and implementation issues
  • Social media and managing risks
  • Update on the impact of health care reform
  • Deal-making in the industry