Manufacturing & Consumer Products

Producing Results

Meeting business and financial goals means overcoming a host of obstacles, from increasing costs and global competition to changing regulatory and tax environments. To succeed, manufacturing-related companies need a trusted advisor who understands the industry and has the expertise to help them capitalize on opportunities.

Our Manufacturing & Consumer Products Practice is that advisor to more than 2,000 public and privately held manufacturers, distributors, and consumer products companies across the country. They turn to our accounting and consulting professionals because of our deep resources, our industry knowledge, and the personal, partner-level service we provide.

Who We Serve

Our practice is composed of professionals who receive rigorous industry training and specialize in serving the specific needs of:

  • Consumer products companies
    Along with providing tax and assurance services, we can help you sort out inventory and production challenges.
  • Distributors and wholesalers
    You may be facing certain tax issues when selling in states where you have no physical presence; we can advise you on nexus and other tax issues.
  • Fuel distributors
    We understand that you deal in a commodity market, and we can help you with the related accounting and business issues you face.
  • Manufacturers
    We advise on current tax incentives and consult on operations for manufacturers that develop a broad range of products.

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Technology is reshaping how customers behave, yet many retailers haven’t adapted their strategies to accommodate new customer expectations. In this webcast, we’ll discuss the industry outlook and share insights.

In this webcast, we cover top trends in retail—an industry that is expected to change more in the next five years than it has in the last 100 thanks to rapid technological advances.

Want a more efficiently run business with greater potential profit margins? Consider a cost accounting analysis to determine the actual cost of producing or procuring a product.

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The old retail model is gone; there's a new world of retail as millennials and technology continue to shape its future.

Learn how international tax law—including noncompliance penalties and changing BEPS regulations—could affect your expanding business.

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.

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