Proceedings of the 2nd Annual International Conference on Business and Public Administration (AICoBPA 2019)

What Factors Cause Financial Difficulties in Retail Companies?

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Sri Sulasmiyati
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Available Online 17 November 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aebmr.k.201116.042How to use a DOI?
Keywords
retails, financial distress, operational aspects, macroeconomic factors, logistic regression
Abstract

Retail companies are currently facing technological advancements that have resulted in a shift in how people shop from offline to online shopping. The trend of shifting public shopping at malls to shopping on online sites has resulted in many retail companies closing. This phenomenon will lead to company’s financial distress. The aim of this research is to determine factors which cause the company’s financial difficulties, which is represented by the ICR (Interest Coverage Ratio), variable which shows the company’s ability to pay interest, owned by the retail company where listed on Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) period 2014-2017. This ability is influenced by several factors, both internal and external factors. The company’s internal factors focus on the operational aspects of the company proxied by current ratio (CR), quick ratio (QR), debt ratio (DR), debt equity ratio (DER), and return on equity (ROE). External factors that are assumed to be the cause of companies experiencing financial difficulties are macroeconomic factors, which are measured by economic growth and inflation. The type of this research is quantitative research methods, data sources are taken from official sources that have been published and the analysis technique is logistic regression. The result of this research indicate debt ratio influences positive significantly and return on equity influences negative significantly to interest coverage ratio.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2nd Annual International Conference on Business and Public Administration (AICoBPA 2019)
Series
Advances in Economics, Business and Management Research
Publication Date
17 November 2020
ISBN
978-94-6239-275-5
ISSN
2352-5428
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aebmr.k.201116.042How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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