Retail Merchandise Audit Services

Achieve more recoveries in less time

Intense competition and an unrelenting focus on cost control are transforming the retail marketplace. New operating models, processes and technologies are being adopted to achieve a competitive advantage and boost profitability.

APEX Analytix is helping retailers bring that same spirit of innovation into the recovery audit arena. We partner with our clients to shorten audit cycle times, identify new controls and pursue recoveries across all aspects of their operations, including accounts payable, pricing, promotions, vendor allowances, freight, inventory, deal terms, sales, warehouse movements and more.  We go beyond the obvious to take a holistic look at both the merchandise and expense side of your spending.

  • Expert technology.  APEX Analytix auditors are equipped with FirstStrike® Retail – highly sophisticated software that helps us consolidate and analyze large volumes of data from disparate systems in record time.
  • Expert people.  Our highly skilled retail auditors, data experts and business analysts know how to produce superior results and are familiar with the complex and ever-changing global retail landscape. They also can help you expand into new audit areas, including freight, taxes, contract compliance and more.
  • Expert processes. Our Global Centers for Excellence in Audit Operations assure you get the most out of your retail audit engagement, using processes honed through decades of experience with Global 1000 retailers. You’ll benefit from a carefully crafted, repeatable methodology that is focused on rapid results and continual improvement.
  • A focus on prevention.  Each audit engagement includes a review of our findings and an analysis of why errors occurred. Our detailed reports include recommendations you can use to improve your processes and systems across your global operations – protecting hard-earned profits and achieving breakthrough levels of performance.

APEX Analytix also offers a powerful software solution to help you enhance your internal recovery efforts.

The APEX Analytix Advantage

  • Highly skilled team of retail auditors, data experts and business analysts who produce superior results
  • Global Centers of Excellence in Audit Operations to assure you get the most out of your audit services engagement
  • Processes honed through decades of experience with Global 1000 retail firms
  • Software analytics to help us analyze large volumes of data from disparate systems in record time
  • A holistic view of recovery opportunities across all categories of spending