No matter the type of retail or franchise business you operate, the name of the game is to survive. Nowadays, we are seeing numerous structural and operational changes that are presenting challenges to retailers across the country. How do you define the future of your business? Chances are, it involves keep keeping costs down and profits up. The good news is that we’re determined to not only help you survive, but thrive.

Customized experiences for customers. Better quality and service. Keeping up with technological changes in the industry. Those are some of your goals. The springboard for it all: cash flow, revenue, and all things related to your financials. Sansiveri has a team of experts with deep market experience who are ready to help you. Together, we can unleash your potential through a deliberate and calculated approach.

Our Retail Specialty Group is designed to help retailers and franchises stay ahead of the curve in this complex and constantly evolving market. We apply our deep insight to develop sustainable solutions to help you maintain a viable business.

We Know Retail

We understand the ins-and-outs of owning a business — both from a financial and operational perspective.

We Know the Challenges

We have an in-depth understanding of cash-flow, business operations, inventories, and overhead.

We Know Solutions

We’re ready to work with you to cut costs, implement new systems, reduce overhead, and negotiate contracts.

Tomorrow depends on

where we decide to

go to today.

Where do you want to take your business? No matter where it is, we’re committed to helping you get there. Sansiveri is a true partner to retail businesses and franchise clients across Rhode Island and Southeastern New England.

Consulting Services
  • Consultation on labor costs and working capital management
  • Business valuations for owners in conjunction with the sale of their business
  • Business planning and projections for purposes of obtaining financing or opening turnkey or franchise locations in new territories
  • Cash flow and financial forecasting
  • Risk management and business process improvement
  • Exit strategies and succession planning, including estate tax planning
  • Financial planning and wealth management strategies
  • Litigation support and fraud investigations
Accounting and Related Services
  • Internal control reviews and recommendations
  • Strategic federal, state, and local income tax return preparation
  • Corporate, partnership, and individual income tax planning and compliance
  • Estate planning, particularly for purposes of the transfer of ownership interests in corporations, family limited partnerships, and limited liability companies
  • Preparation of gift tax returns in cases of franchisees gifting ownership interests
  • Tax analysis and purchase price allocations in conjunction with sales
  • Bookkeeping

Catherine Parente


Catherine leads our Retail Specialty Group. With more than 38 years of public accounting experience, Catherine provides ongoing counsel on numerous financial issues impacting retail businesses today.

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