Accelerated Analytics Grants 2018 Innovation Awards to its Customers

June 7, 2018 – BRADENTON, FL – Accelerated Analytics launched its INNOVATION AWARDS program this year, to recognize its customers’ best practices and demonstration of the most innovative use of analytics through its POS reporting tools. Accelerated Analytics’ solution provides reporting expertly crafted to help brands manage their sales and inventory through their key retailers. The award was granted to a customer in each of three categories Accelerated Analytics serves: 1) DIY, Home and Hardware, 2) Luxury, and 3) General Merchandise and Apparel.

The DIY, Home and Hardware category award was granted to W.M. Barr, who has been an Accelerated customer for 10 years. The award was presented by Accelerated Analytics CEO, Chad Symens, to W.M. Barr President, Scott Beal, at the National Hardware Show in Las Vegas. W.M. Barr sells multiple brands including Damprid, Goof Off and Klean-Strip. A case study detailing W.M. Barr’s success using their Accelerated Analytics reporting tools can be found here.

The next winner, in the General Merchandise and Apparel category, was Vera Bradley. The award was presented by Mr. Symens and Accelerated’s Director of Sales and Marketing, Jen Freyer, to Vera Bradley’s Director of Sales and Business Planning, Shequeita Orr, in their NYC showroom. The Vera Bradley team uses their Accelerated Analytics POS reporting solution for their key department store and military store channels. Their ability to use the reports to strategize and effectively market their assortments earned them this year’s award.

Accelerated Analytics wishes to congratulate all of these customers on their award!

About Accelerated Analytics

We know that retail POS data holds the key to understanding how your products are performing at a store level. At Accelerated Analytics, we’ve been collecting, analyzing and reporting on POS and EDI 852 data for some of the biggest brands in DIY, Home & Hardware, not to mention Beauty, Consumer Products, and Fashion, since 2003. Our customer locations range from Europe, Asia, Australia, Mexico and Canada, to all corners of the USA.

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