Consumer Products

Dare to Compare: Mazars USA’s Consumer Products Annual Benchmarking Study

Monitoring key financial indicators is critical to sound business decisions and long-term financial success. To facilitate the decision making process, Mazars USA has developed an annual benchmarking study. The benchmarking study allows consumer products companies to compare their financial performance to that of similar high performing companies. The benchmarking data gathered identifies the industry trends […]

Individual and Entity 2017 Tax Update Webcast

INDIVIDUAL AND ENTITY 2017 TAX UPDATE All Industries December 5, 2017 | 11 AM EST This webcast explored the individual income tax, domestic and international entity tax, and transfer tax landscape as well as year-end tax strategies. Take full advantage of this opportunity to hear from experts at Mazars USA LLP as they provide an […]

SMEs and Global Growth: Sustaining Growth and Development

Adapting products to local tastes, offering customers multiple purchase channels, and committing to each foreign market, are success factors for SMEs expanding internationally. When a small or mid-sized enterprise (SME) ventures abroad for the first time, its first aim is typically to kick-start sales and build a local market. That, however, only establishes a foothold. […]

What’s Driving Consumer Products Merger & Acquisitions?

During 2017, the Consumer Products industry exploded with significant merger and acquisitions (M&A) totaling approximately $136 billion dollars for the first half of the year. In April 2017, 7-Eleven announced that they will acquire the convenience stores and gasoline stations of Sunoco. During June 2017, Amazon announced that they would acquire Whole Foods, and Walgreens […]

Consumer Products Industry Trends and Cybersecurity Issues Webcast

CONSUMER PRODUCTS INDUSTRY TRENDS AND CYBERSECURITY ISSUES Consumer Products, Technology | Manufacturing & Distribution September 14, 2017 | 11 AM EST Mazars USA’s Consumer Products annual benchmarking study identified key financial benchmarks and critical industry trends and issues. We conduct this annual study to provide financial managers with information from which they can develop goals, standards […]

Vendors Beware! Fulfillment By Amazon Can Create State Tax Headaches

Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service growing in popularity and breadth of transaction applicability. It permits online retailers to use Amazon’s storage facilities and fulfillment personnel to complete orders. Although this service provides retailers with an extended network and shorter distance to buyers, it complicates the vendor’s state sales and income tax filing requirements. […]