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COVID-19: Adapt faster, emerge stronger. Access our resource center.

COVID-19: Adapt faster, emerge stronger. Access our resource center.

COVID-19: Adapt faster, emerge stronger. Access our resource center.

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 and hospitality clients. Their revenues range from $10 million to $1 billion, and they range in size from a single location to large multi-location, multi-state 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.

Year-end tax planning opportunities and tax reform

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17 min read
Tax inventory accounting: Final regulations bring changes
Treasury released final regulations related to tax inventory capitalization under Section 263A, commonly referred to as uniform capitalization (UNICAP). Taxpayers must comply with these final regulations for any tax year beginning after Nov. 19, 2018 (e.g. 2019 calendar tax year).
Kurt Piwko
Article January 20, 2020 17 min read
Tax planning: Key 2019 year-end strategies for individuals
Jerry Jonckheere
Webinar Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, 2 - 3 p.m. EST 1 hour watch
Tax planning: Key 2019 year-end strategies for businesses and owners
Dave DeCew
Webinar Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, 10 - 11 a.m. EST 1 hour watch

Retail Thought Leadership

  • The tax implications of the CARES Act
    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is a $2.2 trillion bill designed to support the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Wondering what tax implications it will have on your organization? Join our webinar to learn more.
    Josh Bemis Brett Bissonnette Shawn Dubinsky Stephen Eckert Rebecca Smart
    Webinar April 1, 2020 75 min watch
    COVID 19 tax stimulus CARES act
  • IT: Can your IT infrastructure support you through COVID-19 disruption?

    A weak IT infrastructure can hinder your COVID-19 crisis navigation. Your technology should be robust enough to support remote work when needed, smart enough to support your decision-making, and secure enough to protect you from cybercrime. You’ll also need the right team to keep your technology running smoothly. Take our assessment to evaluate your IT strength and find out where you need to devote additional resources.

    Assessment March 31, 2020 10 min read
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  • Customer relationships and demand: Can you still meet client needs?

    A critical factor in successful crisis navigation is minimal disruption to your customer service. Are you still meeting your commitments? If so, how long can you keep that going? Does your staff know how to answer COVID-19-related business questions? How are you positioned compared to the competition? Take the assessment to gauge your ability to continue successful operations amid the disruption. 

    Assessment March 31, 2020 10 min read
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  • Services and operations: Can you minimize interruptions?

    The unprecedented impact of COVID-19 is causing a disruptive domino effect in supply chains around the world. In this environment, you’ll need to pivot and adapt at a moment’s notice. Do you know what are your highest-priority products and services? Are you in contact with your core suppliers and customers? Have you taken the right steps to keep on-site operations as safe as possible? Take the assessment to patch any holes in your preparedness plans.

    Assessment March 31, 2020 10 min read
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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.

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, EC Dittrich & Company Inc.

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1 min read
Midwest manufacturer uses data analytics to gain customer insights
A manufacturer with both consumer and professional customer segments, served through a direct sales model.
Chris Moshier
Case Study March 5, 2018 1 min read
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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

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