Weighing Retail Inventory Monetization Options is Critical as COVID-19 Persists
By Marc Caplan and Raymundo Armendariz
In this article we examine the current state of retail inventories and how a continued, pervasive environment of uncertainty is likely to impact the disposition of merchandise into the off-price market moving forward. We also take a look at how alternative strategies and creativity in monetizing these inventory assets can play an important role in providing the liquidity needed by many retailers and manufacturers during this unprecedented period.
Podcast: The state of the consumer accounts receivable industry
By Karen Bubrowski, Jay Stone (guest) and Buddy Beaman (guest)
Jay Stone and Buddy Beaman from Hilco Receivables Join Karen Bubrowski to discuss the current state of the consumer accounts receivable industry in the latest Hilco Global Smarter Perspectives Series podcast.
While the COVID-19 pandemic is a crisis of immense proportion that is unique in many ways, this is certainly not the first time that sudden, unanticipated circumstances have resulted in drastic and abrupt changes in economic or consumer behavior.
Transformational Change and Crisis Costs Weigh Heavily on Both Sides in Stressed and Distressed Retail/Supplier Relationships
By Ben Nortman and Ian Fredericks
In this article, we examine the financial burden that consumer mandated transformation and the current crisis are imposing on both retailers and their suppliers, and how innovative financial solutions can be leveraged by both to help ensure successful outcomes in stressed and distressed environments.
Record Online Holiday Sales Suggest Growing Need for Omnichannel-Driven Valuation Methodologies
By Tim Anderson
In this article, we examine the significant momentum occurring in non-brick and mortar retail, including growth in both the online Resale and Rental categories as well as the growing popularity of BOPIS offerings, and how these developments can best be monitored and understood by ABLs that are active in the Retail space.