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From data security to site selection to tax minimization, we fully grasp the challenges and opportunities you encounter every day. Our customized, practical solutions can help you thrive in today’s rapidly evolving retail industry, despite constant change and fierce competition.

You’ll gain industry insights and best practices based on our broad and deep experience serving over 250 retail clients, including clothing, sporting good, and furniture retailers; hardware stores; jewelry stores; supermarkets; automotive parts and accessories stores; and health and personal care stores. Their revenues range from $10 million to $1 billion, and they range in size from a single location to large multilocation, multistate brands.

From proactive state and local tax consulting to IT infrastructure, strategy, and security to business analytics and benchmarking, we offer a range of services designed to help you face increased competition, grow your business, and meet your goals.

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2017 year-end tax planning

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Finding the right balance: Year-end tax planning for businesses
Wondering how the potential for changes in tax law could affect year-end tax planning for your business? Join our tax experts for this webinar as they point you in the right direction.
Ryan Defer
Webinar December 07, 2017 60 min watch Upcoming
Finding the right balance: Year-end tax planning for individuals
Jerry Jonckheere
Webinar December 07, 2017 60 min watch Upcoming
2017 Year-end tax planning: Our top tips for businesses
Jerry Jonckheere
Article October 4, 2017 5 min read
2017 Year-end tax planning: Our top tips for individuals
Jerry Jonckheere
Article October 2, 2017 5 min read

Ready for change?
Revenue recognition industry resource guide for retail

Retail Thought Leadership

  • Disruption in the food industry: Keep focused on the consumer
    Shifting demographics, new ways of using technology, and fierce competition are among many challenging — and motivating — disruptors in the food industry. How can you get ahead? Here are three areas to watch.
    Kara Fahrenbach
    Article November 20, 2017 3 min read
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  • Revenue recognition and due diligence: Understanding the impact
    For private equity groups, whether buying or selling, the new revenue recognition model could affect the timing of when revenue is recorded, which could have surprising impacts on quality of earnings. Here's what it means for your valuation models during due diligence.
    Christa LaBrosse Lesley McCarthy Andrea Slabinski
    Article October 20, 2017 5 min read
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  • Revenue recognition for commercial entities: Focus on the application
    New revenue recognition guidance may require significant changes for manufacturers, builders, and service providers. We’ve collected some guidance and best practices to make your transition smoother.
    David Grubb Christa LaBrosse David Kristick
    Article October 17, 2017 6 min read
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  • A comprehensive examination of SOC for Cybersecurity
    The AICPA released the SOC for Cybersecurity examination to provide organizations the opportunity to communicate their process for managing cybersecurity threats with a comprehensive risk management program. Our experts discuss how it stacks up to the SOC suite.
    Krystle Beseler Sarah Pavelek
    Article August 30, 2017 4 min read
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Our clients say

Plante Moran's staff has always been very helpful to us in many aspects of our business. From the partners down to first year CPA's, they answer our tax and business questions - or get the answer quickly. They are respectful and efficient. Plante Moran team members are much more than just tax preparers. They advise and inform their clients of changes in the tax law, and the effects of those changes on business decisions. I can always reach one of them by phone, email or fax. They offer free webinars and newsletters on current topics.

Hal Dittrich CEO, Dittrich Furs

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PCI DSS compliance and testing
PCI DSS compliance helps company retain millions of dollars in business and attract new customers.
Case Study April 23, 2017 1 min read

Our Team

Our team is always looking for ways to bring value and help our retail clients thrive. Whether you’re entering new markets or transitioning to the next generation, our national practice can help you improve financial performance, optimize profits and service, and enhance operations.

In this rapidly evolving industry, we understand that your business strategy needs to evolve as well. We’re dedicated to presenting industry-shaping thought leadership and delivering insightful guidance to our retail clients based on their particular needs and aims. You can count on us to serve as your trusted advisor as you face challenges and explore new opportunities that lie ahead.