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Shopper Marketing Merchandising Program

Acceleratedís core service provides field merchandising services that offer a complete in store program to service all your brands needs. ACM offers the ability to canvass over 250 markets and a quick turnaround for key programs!

Our seasoned veterans have performed statistical data research, quality control analysis for hundreds of major corporations in national retail establishments throughout the United States.

ACM's on-site representatives can be available to you for:






ACM also provides fulfillment and call center services.Our programs include reports compiling the information surveyed from each account. Acceleratedís nationwide team services all majors retailers!!


About the Company

Accelerated Marketing formed in 1986 to provide retail telemarketing services to the sales, promotion and marketing departments of major recording companies. The company's services have included instituting national retail promotional campaigns canvassing Top 40, Jazz, Urban, Album Rock and Music Video formats.

For the last 20 years, ACM has provided a nationwide network of 300,000 field reps to promote, merchandise and perform inventory audits for entertainment companies.  The Company was nominated "Best Small Related Products & Services" in 2000 and 2001 by NARM/Music Biz.

ACM's recent projects have included such musical artists as Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Georgia Florida Line, Lil Wayne, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande and J Cole.

President, Rip Pelley

A graduate of the College Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, Ripís career in marketing of entertainment products spans three decades. During a decade tenure with Elektra/Asylum Records, he served as Director of Artist Development and Director, Promotion Field Operations. He crafted tour marketing and radio promotion campaigns for such recording artists as Eagles, Linda Ronstadt, Queen, The Cars, Traffic, Carly Simon, Jackson Browne and Joni Mitchell.

Upon leaving Elektra he provided marketing services to entertainment and Fortune 500 companies. He designed programs for clients Anheuser-Busch and Toto, Bausch & Lomb and Don Henley, Kodak, and Nabisco Brands with Rod Stewart. Additionally, he mounted broadcast campaigns for such films as Purple Rain, AC/DC The Film, Under the Cherry Moon, Every Which Way But Loose, Urban Cowboy, FM and Cobra.  In 1986, Rip co-founded Accelerated Marketing.

By the late nineties, the music industry sales trended away from traditional retail to big box stores.Rip created national teams of merchandisers for physical inspections to service these accounts and continues those programs today.

Selected Merchandising Clients

Curb Records

Emi Music Distribution

Hollywood Records

Island/Def Jam Records

Red Distribution

RCA Records

Rhino Records

Republic Records

Sony Music Distribution

Umg Label Group (Nashville)

Universal Music Group Distribution

Universal Music Enterprises

Warner/Elektra/Atalantic Corp.





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To See How ACM Can Work for You -
Contact Rip Pelley at
(818) 344-2166

Based: Los Angeles, California

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