Akron, OH (PRWEB) March 6, 2006
The Rainmaker Group is pleased to announce that it has joined the National Retail Federation, the world's largest retail trade association, as an associate member. The Rainmaker Group is the creator of Accelerated Analytics®, a hosted service for retail supply chain analytics and collaboration. The Rainmaker group is currently working with regional and national retailers and their suppliers using Accelerated Analytics®.
"We are very pleased and fortunate to add the Rainmaker Group to our diverse group of retail members," said NRF President and CEO Tracy Mullin. "NRF represents the very best of the global retail landscape and Rainmaker continues that tradition." Chad Symens, President & CEO of Rainmaker, was also “very pleased to be a part such a large, prestigious organization. Retailers are increasingly implementing demand driven supply chain processes with their vendors and Accelerated Analytics is the premier solution for accomplishing that goal. We look forward to offering Accelerated Analytics to other NRF members.”
About the Rainmaker Group:
The Rainmaker Group is a business intelligence and data warehouse engineering firm and creator of Accelerated Analytics®. Our engineers are technical experts in database design, with a core competency in solving “large data” problems and complicated system integration issues. Our local clients include: Quicken Loans, Carter Lumber, Buehler Foods, and Fred W. Albrecht Grocery Co. For more information visit our web site at ww.acceleratedanalytics.com.
About the National Retail Federation:
The National Retail Federation is the world's largest retail trade association, with membership that comprises all retail formats and channels of distribution including department, specialty, discount, catalog, Internet, independent stores, chain restaurants, drug stores and grocery stores as well as the industry 's key trading partners of retail goods and services. NRF represents an industry with more than 1.4 million U.S. retail establishments, more than 23 million employees -about one in five American workers - and 2005 sales of $4.4 trillion. As the industry umbrella group, NRF also represents more than 100 state, national and international retail associations. http://www.nrf.com