Is your retail business ready for the future?
The retail industry in the U.S. has faced more disruptive changes over the last decade than over the entire last century. As the retail landscape for US continues to evolve, it seems that the industry is in the middle of an unprecedented transformation. However, with market disruption comes opportunities and those retailers who can be nimble, adapt, and innovate in the face of these changes will be better positioned for success than those who cannot. As a result, traditional brick-and-mortar stores are now reinventing themselves by investing in the latest technologies to streamline their operations, integrate their billing and payment systems, inventory tracking and monitoring systems. Furthermore, challenges such as evolving demographics, rapidly-evolving customer preferences and economic volatility are also pushing retail businesses to cut costs, find new ways to offer more value, and keep pace with today’s demanding consumer.
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The Supermarkets and Grocery Stores industrymakes up the largest food retail channel in the US. As per the latest figures released by National Grocers Association, nationally there are 21,000 privately held or family–owned grocery stores in the US that generates $131 billion in annual sales. These grocery stores account for total 25% of the Supermarket industry sales in the US.
As per the “2016 Independent Grocers Financial Survey” conducted by the National Grocers Association, the sales of the independent grocers grew by 2.1 percent in 2015 which is up from 1.5 percent in 2014. In order to ensure that the growth story remains intact, the grocers need to ensure implementation of robust financial management practices for their business that includes accurate processing of their financial information, efficient tracking of inventory and POS data as well as adherence to underlying regulatory information on a year-on-year basis.
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Nonprofit organizations are subject to a unique accounting and reporting requirement that requires the reporting of expenses according to the purpose for which they are incurred. This process, referred to as functional expense allocation, is one of the more challenging areas of preparing a nonprofit organization’s financial statements.
As per the IRS Form 990, that applies Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), nonprofits are required to segregate their entire costs into three expense categories:
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Atlanta, GA – May 17, 2016 – A market leader in providing platform based business services to mid-market clients, announced the launch of “Help the Small Business” campaign in conjunction with the National Small Business Week to recognize the contribution of United States’ top small businesses, entrepreneurs and business advocates.
Quatrro is turning the Small Business Week (May 1-7) into a ‘Small Business Year’, with year long campaigns focused on helping hundreds and thousands of small business owners across Auto, Retail, Restaurant, Not-for-Profit (NFP), Healthcare and Hospitality verticals by educating them on best practices of running the business and offering innovative platform-based business support solutions that aim to improve business profitability for them.
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Atlanta, GA – August 24, 2016 – A market leader in providing platform based business services to mid-market clients, has been redefining the ‘Product-Price-Performance’ equation for hundreds and thousands of mid market businesses across the United States by leveraging technology as a key enabler for driving business profitability across its clients’ businesses. This has helped Quatrro to enhance operational efficiencies for existing clients and enabled addition of several new clients across diverse industry verticals.
Cloud based technology platforms and SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud) have emerged as a disruptive force in the Global Outsourcing industry off late and the trend is expected to continue in the foreseeable future. According to Gartner, the worldwide market for public cloud services will be worth $204 billion in 2016 – a year-on-year growth rate of 16.5 percent.
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