Helping you thrive in a transforming market

The retail sector is undergoing a series of tectonic shifts. Changing consumer behavior, emerging technologies, and a globalized market have brought about significant disruptions while also enhancing the shopping experience and endorsing multichannel retail. We have access to valuable local knowledge as we work with both large groups and small local retailers. Our teams are, therefore, well-prepared to advise and guide you through a complex market with practical insights and commercial solutions.

Our approach

In the retail sector, various values are driving significant upheaval, including the rise of e-commerce, sustainability, internationalism, and new business models. Navigating the changes in the sector can be challenging for those attempting to do so in isolation. To succeed, companies must develop and implement effective strategies, manage change, adopt new technologies, and focus on the right markets.

At Forvis Mazars, our team of retail-dedicated professionals has cutting-edge experience in the sector and offers a full range of services to meet your needs. Our international presence provides us with the advantage of a broader industry perspective and allows us to bring together industry experts from across our firm to leverage their technical knowledge.

We will work alongside you to understand the challenges you face and help identify the right solutions for your long-term strategy. Our teams in audit, consulting, and tax can help you:

Align your organization with new opportunities

Whether you are establishing new businesses, entering emerging and growing markets, or disposing of non-strategic assets, we ensure the success of your acquisitions and partnership projects by providing financial consulting, legal, and tax support, taking into account local specificities and regulations.

Optimize and protect your operations

To improve and safeguard your operations, our team can support you in evaluating supplier quality and auditing third parties. We can help you review contractual obligations, monitor your franchisees through store audits, and reinforce control over your distribution networks while preventing fraud.

Boost your performance to create value

It is vital to enhance the competitiveness and relevance of your business to consumers. We can support the development of your multichannel strategies and improve your digital performance through reliable technology and data management so you can forecast sales, optimize logistics, and gain consumer insights. Our teams can also help drive significant changes by incorporating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles into your long-term strategy, bringing traceability to your supply chains, and creating value for your business.

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