July 15, 2022

Using data to monitor trends, consumer behavior and inventory

Two years into the pandemic, looking at beauty trends thus far in 2022, you can connect several of the trends back to their beginnings in 2020. The beauty segment has had a tumultuous couple of years. The highly-contagious coronavirus forced stay-at-home orders and mask-wearing — two things that hindered the sales of beauty items. At… Read more »

January 6, 2022

Retail Beauty: Majority of Customers Want In-Store Over Social

A recent study conducted by the retail innovation agency Outform, looks at more than 2,000 global respondents in the US, UK, and Germany. Specifically, they want: 59% in the study cite in-store shopping as their favorite, with 39% preferring to speak to consultants in-store… But only 16% feel that brand updates on social media help… Read more »

December 7, 2021

Retail Innovation Conference POLL: Consumers Want COVID Innovations To Continue

In a recent Retail Innovation Conference poll, consumers claim to want many COVID retail response innovations to go on. Specifically, they want: Seamless omnichannel support across online, offline, mobile, and social channels… Continued post-COVID conveniences they’ve become accustomed to like curbside pickup… Brands and retailers committing to social issues such as sustainability, diversity, and equity…… Read more »

November 10, 2021

The Home Depot Honors Accelerated Analytics Client: LP Building Solutions

LP wins Merchandising Partner of the Year for Lumber, listing both product innovation and Retailer-Vendor communication as important factors in the win. LP took this lead ahead of several hundred Lumber department suppliers, highlighting the significance of this win as LP Director of National Sales and Marketing for OSB Craig Miles listed innovation as a… Read more »

October 12, 2021

Accelerated Analytics Provides Free Industry Research

Accelerated Analytics has released the latest in a series of retail industry whitepapers, Improving Performance With Out Of Stock Analysis. This document reintroduces the reader to the steps to arrive at the valuation, the history, as well as tips on better applying it to your own business. This whitepaper joins other recent documents in the… Read more »

August 12, 2021

A recent bump up in mall traffic is now bumping up against Delta…

While mall traffic was recently up 80% from 2020 numbers, and even higher than 2019 numbers (in some areas for Simon Property Group), the rapidly increasing spread of the COVID Delta variant, coupled with impending mask mandates similar to what we saw in 2020, means that the expected retail boom of 2021 will likely fall… Read more »

July 14, 2021

End of COVID DIY boom? Accelerated Analytics is Helping Pave the Path Forward

With all of the problems that COVID brought (for everyone across the board), DIY retail actually enjoyed a boom in 2020 from homeowners leveraging the societal outage to finally tackle those at-home projects. Partially spurred by concerns over proximity with traditionally-hired DIY professionals, homeowners were now taking on these projects themselves. However, with restrictions beginning… Read more »

June 22, 2021

Is Brick & Mortar coming back? A GREAT question answered by Accelerated Analytics…

As the pandemic impact shows signs of subsiding (as more and more customers are vaccinated and return to traditional B&M shopping routines), questions nevertheless remain… When are these valued customers coming back? Where are they going to show up and are they going to show up in larger (or smaller) numbers? Are they tire-kicking or… Read more »

May 20, 2021

As Retail Shifts Back Into Gear, Accelerated Analytics Leads POS Reporting

Retail brands are preparing for the influx of mixed DOTCOM and B&M consumers… and Accelerated Analytics is matching momentum with a new set of tools and partners. More info below: Updated Dillard’s Reports Partner Data Sources More info can be found in the links above.

April 27, 2021

Dillard’s Reports Get Added Value Through Update By Accelerated Analytics Team

Attention all Accelerated Analytics Dillard’s report users: Accelerated Analytics has updated the Dillard’s reports and has published the changes. Reports impacted include: Department Dashboard Door Sales Door Sales by Date Style Sales Style Sales by Date Weekly Trend What do you need to do: You will not need to do anything to get the updates… Read more »

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