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


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

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.

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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.

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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.

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Industry Professionals