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 »

March 26, 2018

Lowe’s CEO Announces Retirement

Lowe’s announced today that CEO, Robert Niblock, will be retiring after 25 years with the home improvement retailer. Mr. Niblock will retain his position as chairman, president and CEO until the board selects his replacement. He became CEO in 2005 and was in charge of the $2.4 billion acquisition of Canadian retailer Rona, Inc. “As… Read more »

March 22, 2018

February Home Sales Prove Housing Market Has Not Peaked

The National Association of Realtors announced Wednesday that previously owned home sales in February grew 3% over the previous month. Sales versus February of last year were up 1.1%. This comes after a two month drop in sales in January and December. The change in February eases concerns that the housing market had peaked. However,… Read more »

March 12, 2018

Retail and Construction Jobs Increase in February

February was a huge month for retail employment, seeing an increase of over 46,000 new jobs over January. This was four times greater than the amount of jobs added in January over December. General merchandise stores were up by 17,700 jobs. Clothing and accessory stores were up 14,900, and building materials stores added 10,300 jobs.… Read more »