The retail industry is increasingly competitive and facing many challenges, including economic instabilities, constantly evolving consumer preferences, seasonality issues, and the evolving internet shopping that threatens profit margins.

PBO Advisory Group understands the needs of the retail industry and offers solutions and strategies to help grow your business and profits.  We help decrease operating costs, manage inventory, streamline operations, improve controls, and increase profitability for your organization.

Whether you’re operating a store-front or online business, PBO Advisory’s experts can help you with the following:

  • Sku analysis
  • Inventory purchase plan participation
  • Inventory management and tip allocation
  • Building factoring relationships
  • Bank, credit card, and gift card reconciliations
  • Merchant account reconciliations and analysis
  • Profitability and cost of goods sold analysis
  • Returns analysis
  • Pricing analysis
  • Process improvement for sales and inventory management
  • Point of Sales (POS) selection and implementation
  • Integration of POS with accounting software
  • Sales incentive plans for staff
  • Management incentive plans
  • Revenue and profit per square foot benchmarking
  • Online versus in-store sales analysis
  • Marketing return-on-investment analysis
  • HR support


Francesca San Diego

Consulting Chief Financial Officer

Sonya Schakel

Sr. Accounting Manager