2017 BDO Retail Compass Survey of CFOs

March 2017

Retail CFOs Bet on a Strong 2017…With Caveats

Better-than-expected holiday results and healthy economic indicators are driving optimism in the retail industry. But, retailers’ bullish sales projections and capital investment plans come with caveats, chiefly uncertainty around the impact of potential tax and regulation changes and intense competition to capture dollars and market share.