July 23, 2018

Lowe’s and Sherwin-Williams Partnership Expands

  Following the February 2018 announcement that The Sherwin-Williams Company, Consumer Brands Group would become the sole nationwide supplier to Lowe’s US stores, today the DIY retailer announced a new line of Valspar exterior stain products. The Valspar stain will come in 50 colors and is offered exclusively at Lowe’s stores and on Lowes.com. The… Read more »

July 12, 2018

The Home Depot Expanding Home Decor Business

A few months ago, The Home Depot announced purchasing The Company Store to expand its online assortment of home décor items. This was just the start of an organized expansion into this category for the DIY retailer. In an email to customers this week and on its web site, Home Depot announced, “Your favorite home… Read more »

July 3, 2018

Retail Trends for the Rest of 2018

As retail looks to the remainder of the 2018 year, several trends are emerging as most popular among chains. Analysts predict 2018 to continue to be a good year for retail and these trends are contributing to the sector’s success. The beauty industry continues to strive for innovative experiences in stores for its customers, whether… Read more »

June 18, 2018

Home Depot’s 5-Year Supply Chain Plan

HOME DEPOT SALES GREW 4.2% in Q1. This was lower than analysts’ expectations, primarily due to gardening supply sales dropping in March and April due to cool weather. However, the other departments for the retailer performed ahead of expectations and showed high growth over last year. Online orders were 6.7% of Home Depot’s total sales… Read more »

June 4, 2018

Accelerated Analytics Third 2018 Innovation Award Goes to Vera Bradley

Accelerated Analytics awarded its third and final 2018 INNOVATION AWARD to General Merchandise and Apparel category winner, Vera Bradley. Accelerated Analytics CEO, Chad Symens, and Director of Sales and Marketing, Jen Freyer, presented the award to Shequeita Orr, Vera Bradley’s Director of Sales and Business Planning, in their NYC showroom. The Vera Bradley team uses… Read more »

May 1, 2018

We Are Hiring!

Accelerated Analytics is growing quickly, and we are looking for bright, energetic and dynamic people to join our team! We currently have open positions across all areas of our organization: * Recruiter * Inside Sales Representative * Marketing Specialist * Microsoft SQL Database Engineer * Project Manager * Business Analyst * Receptionist Check out our… Read more »

April 2, 2018

The Home Depot Q4 ’17 Performance Announced

The Home Depot announced its Q4 ’17 performance was at 7.6% growth over Q4 ’16, posting a revenue of $23.9 billion. This outperformed analysts’ expectations by 0.8%. At the end of Q4 ’17 the home improvement retailer operated 2,284 stores versus 2,278 in Q4 ’16, an addition of 6 stores. Same store comparisons show a… Read more »

March 27, 2018

Reliance Worldwide Corporation/Sharkbite Wins the 2018 Spark Award

Reliance Worldwide Corporation was presented with the Spark Award at the Suppliers Reception held on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at The New American Home® in Orlando, Florida, prior to the opening of the International Builders Show®. RWC recently joined Accelerated Analytics family of customers in the DIY, home and hardware retail segment, to process their… Read more »