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For decades, McGladrey's audit, tax and business consulting professionals have been helping consumer-focused companies improve their performance through the most challenging business cycles. Our clients include local, national and internationally recognized companies with diverse organizational structures operating in a variety of sectors, including apparel and textile, retail, personal care, entertainment, consumer services, publishing, printing, distribution, household products, and furniture and fixtures manufacturing, to name just a few.
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Enterprise risk management for consumer products companies
A thorough risk management strategy is imperative to the success of consumer products companies. Learn how to implement a comprehensive ERM strategy to address risk and drive awareness throughout the organization.
Marketplace Fairness Act clears Senate, heads to House - middle market retailers watch and wait
On May 6, 2013, the Senate voted in favor of the Marketplace Fairness Act, which is intended to achieve sales tax collection and remittance parity between remote sellers and local retailers but may inadvertently increase disparity between large and middle market businesses.
Sales tax on digital equivalents
Does the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement (SSUTA) have a fundamental flaw in its view on digital and tangible property? A closer look at the buyer’s intent could provide the missing balance.
New York Court of Appeals upholds click-through nexus law
The New York Court of Appeals upheld the state’s click-through nexus law because it was facially constitutional and did not violate either the Commerce Clause or the Due Process clause of the U.S. Constitution.
Thinking about tomorrow: Post-recession strategies for retailers
Economic growth and consumer spending over the next several years will likely trail gains of the past. Learn more by reading this informative white paper by Jeffrey B. Edelman.
For UNICAP “on-site” sales exception, retail purchaser must be physically present at sales facility
A recent IRS decision provides resellers with guidance regarding the types of transactions that constitute “on-site” sales for UNICAP purposes.
Private equity successes in the consumer sector
Listen to what leading professionals are saying about the ever-changing consumer products industry in “Private equity successes in the consumer sector,” a four-part video series produced by Privcap and sponsored by McGladrey.
Technology and cloud computing trends in the consumer products industry
Harnessing the benefits of technology trends, including cloud computing, is one way consumer products businesses can meet market demands as well as foster new opportunities.
Special Alert: Unclaimed property developments in New Jersey and Delaware
New Jersey and Delaware recently enacted important unclaimed property legislation that could impact retailers.
Retail and consumer products: A less stable environment ahead
Enhancing the shopping experience is integral to a retailer’s success. This becomes even more difficult for those businesses that are poorly positioned. Learn more as this insightful white paper explores trends in 2012 impacting the consumer products industry.
E-commerce: Defining its scope and risks within the retail industry
E-commerce has emerged as a bright spot for retailers following several challenging years. However, the strategy touches on multiple areas of the business and there are significant risks to consider.
IRS issues proposed regulations on retail inventory method
Learn about tax implications related to updated retail inventory method regulations.