Business-to-Consumer (B2C) Services

PRIMARY CONTACTS: Michael Renzelman CPA (Columbus), Donald Applegarth CPA (Pittsburgh)

Retailers must have access to a business partner that understands the nuances and complexities of the industry and the dynamic environment in which they operate. Competition in the market can be tough and we are here to help.

At Schneider Downs, we strive to maximize the potential of our clients operations, while growing revenue and reducing costs. As one of the largest firms in the tri-state region, we know the value of personal focus. We began serving retail clients in 1956 and today, our practice has more than 20 individuals with retail experience serving more than 50 B2C clients across all of our practice disciplines. Each day, we are interacting with retailers in the region, and we are proud to say that our client list includes a broad spectrum of companies that have a consumer orientation and focus.

Industries We Serve in the Retail Sector

We serve a variety of industries in the retail sector, including auto dealerships, clothing retailers, convenience stores, department stores, discount stores, entertainment companies, restaurants, furniture distributors, the hospitality industry, jewelry stores and specialty stores.

Services We Offer to Retail Companies

Audit and Assurance Services for Business to Consumer (B2C) Companies

Audit and assurance services that Schneider Downs provides to retailers

Tax Services for Business to Consumer Companies

Tax services that Schneider Downs provides to retailers

Business Advisory Services for Business to Consumer (B2C) Companies

Business advisory services that Schneider Downs provides to retailers

Other Services Provided to Business to Consumer (B2C) Companies

Schneider Downs provides additional value-added services to retailers

case studies

big problem:
Ransomware attack halted a global manufacturer's operations.
big thinking:
Recover and secure the system – fast – save $1 million in ransom.
big problem:
High tax burden for family-owned franchisor.
big thinking:
Comprehensive planning for a 15% tax reduction.

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Map of Pittsburgh Office

One PPG Place, Suite 1700
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
p:412.261.3644     f:412.261.4876

Map of Columbus Office

65 East State Street, Suite 2000
Columbus, OH 43215
p:614.621.4060     f:614.621.4062

Map of Washington Office
Washington, D.C.

1660 International Drive, Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102