NRF: Retailers Ramp Up Investment in Intelligent Automation

NRF’s Katherine Cullen (moderator), IBM’s Luq Niazi, Zulily’s Bindu Thota and Intriosity’s Jeff Donaldson. Mark Mathews, VP, Research Development and Industry Analysis January 24, 2019 For most consumers, the shopping experience is a lot different than it was a dozen years ago. That’s when Apple released the first iPhone. Now smartphones are ubiquitous, and they’ve had… Read more »

POS Data Analysis: A Crash Course

Think that your Point-of-Sale (POS) System is ‘just a cash register’ that doesn’t contribute to driving innovation in your business? That is a HUGE myth. But you’re not alone. Perhaps you’ve yet to discover all the ways to leverage your POS data; if that’s the case, your business has been missing out in so many… Read more »

The Future of Retail Forecasting: Quality over Quantity in 2019

Work Smarter In 2019, even the most traditional retailers are realizing that the key to a successful retail strategy in today’s market is the collection, analysis and implementation of data. When we talk about data, we’re not saying that you should be amassing every last bit you can get your hands on – we’re talking… Read more »

Accelerated Analytics’ Home Depot Customers Win in Q3

Accelerated Analytics customers who sell into Home Depot once again outpaced results for year over year US comp sales. Home Depot reported a 5.4% increase in year over year US sales comps for the quarter, as part of 5.1% overall sales increase over Q3 2017. Accelerated Analytics customers grew an average of 5.9%, topping The… Read more »

Accelerated Analytics Sponsors HIRI Conference in Chicago

Accelerated Analytics was pleased to be a repeat-sponsor of the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) event on September 18 and 19. The 2018 Insights Conference hosted many DIY, home and hardware vendors and retailers to discuss key economic indicators, trends and forecasts for this division of the retail industry. Topics included global economic impacts on… Read more »

Accelerated Analytics Develops Future Data Scientists

  Students from Florida Polytechnic University will be undertaking two Capstone projects with Accelerated Analytics in 2018-19. The students involved are studying Data Science, Computer Science and Information Technology, and the projects are part of the Senior Design program. Both projects involve Data Aggregation and Machine Learning. Accelerated Analytics is very proud to work with… Read more »

Home Depot Crushes Q2 2018 Sales

Home Depot Q2 2018 Sales, Accelerated Analytics’ Customers Up 8.9 Percent The Home Depot announced its Q2 2018 sales results, and once again it was a smashing success story for the DIY retailer. Accelerated Analytics checked the results of our customers who sell in and use our reporting for managing their business with The Home… Read more »

New CEO, Lowe’s Helps California Wildfire Victims

New Lowe’s CEO, Marvin Ellison, having been on the job only since June, joined the team at their headquarters in Mooresville to load 15,000 disaster-relief buckets for California wildfire victims, and for future natural disaster preparedness. 1,400 employees are helping to stuff the buckets, which are at a cost of $700,000 and being paid for… Read more »