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In a consumer-driven marketplace, retailers have to stay one step ahead of constantly evolving trends. Rely on our retail specialists to help you navigate industry challenges so you can maximize your competitive advantage.


We understand how certain issues and opportunities can be unique to retailers. In order to deliver the most effective solutions, we specialize by industry, delivering advisory, tax and assurance services tailored for grocery, restaurant, convenience stores, hospitality businesses, apparel, big box stores, e-commerce and franchises.

    Our solutions

    Adapting to new market trends, embracing innovative technology and responding to changing consumer behaviors are critical components to success within the retail industry. And while day-to-day operations such as financial reporting, regulatory compliance and data optimization are crucial to running your business, juggling these responsibilities makes it difficult to keep customers your number one priority.

    Rely on our retail specialization to help you navigate complex challenges so you can focus your time where it really matters: delivering enhanced value for your customers.  

    From industry benchmarking tools and tax guides to thought leadership on accounting changes, tax reform and other topics affecting retailers, we deliver resources to keep you informed of industry changes so you can stay a step ahead of the market.

    So whether your goal is opening more locations, harnessing big data, increasing cash flow or launching online product sales, Baker Tilly’s retail advisory, accounting and tax solutions will help you achieve your business objectives.

    We have relied on Baker Tilly as a trusted business advisor to help structure our growing organization strategically in order to maximize profit while allowing flexibility for future growth. With Baker Tilly’s depth of industry and technical expertise, we’ve been able to save valuable time — ultimately allowing us to devote more time to supporting our franchisees and operators so they have the resources and tools to run exceptional restaurants.
    Craig Culver, Co-Founder of Culver Franchising System, Inc.
    Baker Tilly is a great partner for Cousins Subs. They are easy to work with, fair with their fees and truly offer value-added service that is tailored to meet our needs. We rely on them for their franchisor expertise, particularly with tax planning and financial management, and are confident that the advice they give us is sound.
    Christine Specht, President/CEO of Cousins Submarines, Inc

    By the numbers

    Map of Baker Tilly U.S. retail clients


    U.S. retail clients

    Baker Tilly has a tremendous depth of their team. They’re able to take a very high level of knowledge and apply it to what we need. They’re really scalable. If you’d ask me to recommend them, I’d say absolutely because they’ve got the ability to serve a whole spectrum of different clients.
    Michael Needler, Jr, CEO of Fresh Encounter, Inc.
    We need best in class service from a firm that truly understands what it means to be a dynamic private company. One size does not fit all. With Baker Tilly, we finally found what we were looking for. They understand our business and our needs.
    CFO of a $440 million international clothing retailer and distributor