RSM Bahrain

Retail & consumer products

Staying ahead of the curve in a changing marketplace

When you operate in the retail marketplace you need to stand out in the competitive landscape. The only constant is that the consumer’s tastes and preferences will change. Your business strategy needs to evolve alongside those shifts. When you partner with us, you gain access to a network of professionals who share knowledge and understanding of the issues you face from the perspective of both the retailer and supplier, bringing you ideas and potential solutions.

Impact of VAT on Retail

17 October 2018
Retail Industry Overview1

Issue 76 - IFRS News in Brief

24 December 2017
IFRS INTERPRETATIONS COMMITTEE (IC) LATEST DECISIONS SUMMARY The following is a summarised update on some of the main discussions or tentative decisions taken by the IC at its meeting on 20 November 2017.

Issue 75 - IFRS News in Brief

24 December 2017
PUBLICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS IFRS 9 amended for the classification of particular prepayable financial assets

Excise Tax on selected items to come into effect early 2018

24 December 2017
The Minister of Finance, Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, announced that the Excise Tax on Selected Items Law would come in force early 2018. As stated in the law, the tax rate will be 100% for tobacco and energy drinks, and 50% for soft drinks.

Big data and the middle market

10 January 2017
Opportunities for middle market businesses through the emergence of Big Data.

The challenges of China

31 October 2016
The challenges facing foreign middle market businesses doing business in China                                  

The Global Real Economy - Four global risks facing the middle market

23 May 2016
During the first few months of 2016, risk appetite in global asset markets and international financial conditions turned decisively negative as investors began pricing in much slower global economic growth. Deteriorating fundamental economic data implies a much greater global slowdown may be on the way.

Doing Business in Bahrain

21 October 2015
Bahrain continues to be the freest economy in the Middle East/North Africa region. In the 2015, the Index of Economic Freedom affirmed Bahrain's ranking as the 18th freest economy in the world with an an overall score of 73.4. Discover how you can do business in Bahrain. DBI Bahrain.pdf