Accelerated Analytics Sponsoring Beauty Design Awards

Accelerated Analytics is very pleased to be sponsoring the Beauty Design Awards. The Beauty Design Awards celebrates the best of design in the Beauty Industry. 2023 is the fourth year of running the award. The award is founded and lead by beauty industry market research specialist Jennifer Carlsson.  Accelerated Analytics’ customers Bubble and Youthforia were… Read more »

How Does Severe Weather Impact Your Numbers?

Accelerated Analytics always has our eye on the ball – through rain, snow, and especially major regional storm events. Seasonal weather is one thing, but when you run against storm events that cover the map, you’re bound to see major disruption to civilian and business life. From road closures to power and internet outages before,… Read more »

Beauty Pulling Its Weight With Retail Spending & Recovery

Seeking out affordable “splurges”, consumers turn to the “lipstick index” for their shopping therapy. Foregoing the urge for a new TV or other big-ticket purchase, consumers are instead opting for smaller, prestige items and, without a second thought, are ultimately carrying the weight of the retail industry’s return to normal – with much of the… Read more »

Albéa Awarded 3rd “Gold” For Sustainability & Social Responsibility

EcoVadis has given Albéa Group a “Gold level” for its dedication to sustainability and corporate social responsibility (for the 3rd year in a row) “As brands accelerate the transformation of their ‘standard design’ tubes and bottles, our company is kickstarting the transformation of complex, strategic fragrance, skincare, and cosmetic packaging, we provide proactive guidance to… Read more »

Ulta Backs Up Black Beauty Brand Voices With New MUSE Platform

With their new MUSE accelerator platform, Ulta aims to help 8 early-stage BIPOC beauty brands on their path to success. The initiative’s stated mission is to magnify, uplift, support, and empower underrepresented beauty brand founders of color. Offering one-on-one mentorships and training from some of the top leaders in the beauty space, Ulta’s goal is… Read more »

2022 CEW Event Brings Latest Industry Trends To Foreground

This year’s CEW event highlighted the continued importance of connecting with and listening to the needs and wants of the beauty consumer. With BIPOC presence growing strong, support for such initiatives has proven to be a boost for brands committed to supporting community-minded and environmentally-responsible efforts. Makeup remains king with lipstick coming back and driving… Read more »

Diversity in the Spotlight as Target & Ulta Advance Momentum

Across the industry and throughout the consumer space, BIOPOC-focused products and providers are in the spotlight. Ulta recently put their money with their hearts are by unveiling a $50 million investment in DE&I (a doubling 2021’s $25 million commitment) saying that its focus is across four categories: bolstering underrepresented voices, diversifying product offerings, and improving… Read more »