In the highly competitive retail environment, timely, precise financial information is critical. We understand yours is a naturally cyclical industry, and that you want smart ideas on maintaining profitability and growing your business. Hungerford Nichols specialists serve a wide range of retail clients and deliver the candid advice and timely insights that retailers rely on for business success.

We provide a full range of services including:

Business Assurance

  • Financial statement audits, reviews and compilations
  • Financial reporting and accounting for closely held businesses

Business Advisory Services

  • Business valuation
  • Debt covenant analysis
  • Loan proposal solicitations and reviews
  • Stock transfer and change of ownership
  • Transaction negotiations
  • Turnaround assistance


  • General ledger bookkeeping and analysis
  • Preparation and analysis of financial statements
  • Bookkeeping and accounting
  • Software evaluation and implementation

Tax Services

  • Federal tax – business and individual
  • State and local tax
  • Multi-state income tax
  • Tax planning and preparation for closely held businesses
  • Sales and use tax compliance and consulting
  • Credit and incentive eligibility reviews
  • Nexus reviews

Business Planning

  • Strategic business planning
  • Forecasts and projections
  • Management transition and succession planning
  • Compensation and incentive planning
  • Financial planning

For more information on our Retail Services,  please contact Peggy Murphy, CPA, Shareholder or Krista Koster, CPA, MSA at 616-949-3200.