January 25, 2019

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 »

November 5, 2018

Help Tampa Children Fighting Cancer and Spending Holidays in the Hospital

  The Sadie Keller Foundation collects thousands of toy gifts to share with these special children every year. An Amazon gift wish list specifically for Tampa children can be clicked HERE. Please consider purchasing toys and helping to make their holiday special. Sadie’s goal is 1000 toys in Tampa! Watch Sadie’s video to learn more… Read more »

October 3, 2018

The Home Depot Continues Quest for “Frictionless Shopping” for Customers

Recognizing the need for a strong customer-first digital shopping experience, The Home Depot developed a digital strategy in 2015, and is still making this a primary focus for the DIY retailer. Nearly half of their online orders are picked up in store, whether the order came from do-it-yourself consumers or professional customers. “We’re very passionate… Read more »

September 20, 2018

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 »

September 12, 2018

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 »

August 29, 2018

Home Depot Crushes Q2 2018 Sales

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 Depot. For the third straight quarter, our customers outperformed Home Depot’s… Read more »

August 2, 2018

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 »

July 30, 2018

New Home Sales and Housing Market Continuing to Slow Down

The US Commerce Department announced this week that new home sales decreased to an 8-month low in June, decreasing 5.3%, the lowest since October 2017. While economic GDP reports last week show the US economy as robust, housing has seen rising building material costs and shortages of supply, causing its contribution to the US economy… Read more »

July 24, 2018

Report Upgrades Coming Soon for Dillard’s Reporting

For customers using Accelerated Analytics for daily Dillard’s reporting exclusively, we have report upgrades coming soon! These upgrades are based on customer feedback and requests. In order to remain the most robust Dillard’s reporting tool on the market, Accelerated Analytics will be implementing the following upgrades. Upgrades include updating the source of descriptions of style,… Read more »