Valued Service

On top of the financial and operational difficulties most businesses face, retailers must contend with a variety of industry-specific challenges—including increased competition and the continued rise of e-commerce. Retail companies looking to not just survive but thrive in today's economy should seek out a trusted advisor who truly understands their challenges and is able to provide partner-level guidance and thoughtful business solutions.

Serving Retail Clients

Our Retail Practice professionals understand your industry and bring a holistic perspective to each engagement. We're a trusted business partner to retail clients across the nation—from those with one store to those with more than 500—in a wide range of specialties, including:

  • Apparel
  • Grocery
  • Gift
  • Automotive
  • Sporting goods
  • Online

Specialized Services

To help retail clients succeed, we provide more than assurance and tax services. We provide integrated solutions to help you stay in compliance, reduce costs, and capitalize on opportunities.

Our specialized services include:

  • CAM charge analysis
  • E-commerce assessments
  • Financing alternatives
  • Inventory valuation and planning
  • Lease Accounting
  • Strategic planning

The West Experience


We look at changes for big-box stores, trends in offline retail, and more in our Q1 update.

The retail industry is evolving quickly—is your business keeping up with the demands? In this webcast, we’ll discuss the industry outlook and share insights to help you understand, target, and engage today’s consumer.

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This presentation gives an overview of the retail to direct-to-consumer outlook.

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In February 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-02, Leases, which provides new guidelines that change the accounting for leasing arrangements.

Every retailer leases, many have hundreds—all of which must be reexamined due to the expected pervasive impact of the new lease accounting guidelines issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board.

National Practice Leader

Industry Professionals