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Outdoor and sporting goods expertise

The outdoor and sporting goods industry might benefit from increasingly health conscious consumers, growth in activity participation, and improved disposable income. However, with challenges like product seasonality, industry consolidation, inventory efficiency, and global competition, successful executives require experienced advisors to help them determine the best strategies to win. 

Developing a Game Plan Based on Experience

With 300 days of sunshine and mountains in our backyard, serving this industry is in our nature. Based on our extensive history serving all kinds of manufacturers, we offer a variety of accounting, financial, technology, and consulting solutions, including: 
  • Local, state, federal, and international tax services, including multistate and transfer pricing strategies, as well as research and development (R&D) tax credits
  • Operations consulting, including process improvement, SKU rationalization, and inventory efficiency
  • Transaction and financial consulting to assist you with seller preparedness, valuations, and due diligence
  • Technology services that solve your dashboard reporting and predictive analytics needs
  • Comprehensive audit and accounting services, including financial and internal control and employee benefit plan services

 


Our Reputation and Qualifications

Many of our hundreds of manufacturing clients operate in outdoor and sporting goods industries, including athletic goods, active apparel, sports and fitness, and equipment manufacturing. These clients represent industry-leading brands and as well as early stage rapidly growing businesses.

We are active members and proud supporters of many industry organizations, including the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).

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Avoiding Tax Surprises for Sporting Goods Manufacturers

Brad McQueen and Mary Jo Zuelsdorf

Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA), drop shipping, event sponsorship, and promotional marketing have important tax implications. Does your business understand them?  Read more »

Translating Success: Essential Elements for Manufacturing Internationally

Kari Thiessen and Kreg Brown

With the advancement of globalization in nearly every customer segment, American manufacturing companies often find themselves pulled into setting up shop in foreign markets. For many reasons expansion abroad can be the next logical step to growth for many companies. However, to avoid costly mistakes manufacturers should carefully consider a wide range of logistical and financial factors, and move into new markets strategically.

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