Retailers Top 10 Risks

by Deepak Sharma on Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Risks for Retailers: A New Top 10

Retailers are less worried about consumer spending these days, suggesting that their confidence level has risen from the doldrums, according to a recent review of regulatory filings by BDO USA.

The accounting firm found that concern over consumer confidence and spending has fallen out of retailers' 10 most-cited risks, from 5th in 2010 to 11th this year. But concern about the state of the economy still tops the list, as it has for the past two years. BDO ranked top risk factors after looking at the most recent 10-Ks of the 100 largest (by revenue) publicly traded retailers.

Top 10 Retail Risks