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July 30, 2014
By 2030 U.S. Standard of Living Could Decline to 2000 Level, According to Accenture
ARLINGTON, Va.; July 30, 2014 – According to Accenture (NYSE:ACN), the U.S. standard of living is in danger of declining by 9 percent by 20301 – back to the level it was in 2000 – due to three major economic threats: an aging population, lower workforce participation and a flat or declining labor productivity growth rate.
 
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July 29, 2014
Accenture Study Shows Majority of Athletes to Leverage Wearable Devices at 2014 New York City Triathlon
NEW YORK; July 29, 2014 – More than half (58 percent) of registered athletes plan to use wearable devices during this year’s New York City Triathlon (NYC Tri), according to a survey by Accenture. 
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July 29, 2014
Majority of Parents Say They Will Increase Back-to-School Spending This Year and Most Plan to Shop in a Physical Store, Accenture Survey Finds
NEW YORK; July 29, 2014 – A majority  of parents plan to spend more on their children's back-to-school shopping this year, driven by rising costs or necessity rather than greater spending power, according to a survey released today by Accenture (NYSE:ACN). The Accenture Back-to-School Shopping Survey, which polled U.S. parents of children entering kindergarten through college, shows that nearly all (89 percent) plan to do most of their back-to-school shopping in a physical store, though many will still use online to browse and search – "webrooming."
 
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July 25, 2014
UK Life Insurance Customers Prefer Buying Policies Online but Personal Touch is Important for Advice, According to Accenture Research
LONDON; July 25, 2014 – The most popular way to buy life insurance is now through digital channels but customers still value face-to-face contact for financial advice, according to the latest survey of UK life and pensions customers conducted by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
 
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July 22, 2014
Divide Between CMOs and CIOs Narrows, but Companies Still Struggle To Deliver Integrated Digital Marketing Solutions, New Accenture Research Shows
NEW YORK; July 22, 2014 – Chief marketing officers (CMOs) and chief information officers (CIOs) say they are working more collaboratively than in the past to take advantage of digital opportunities, but they remain at odds on a number of issues involving how to drive integrated digital marketing solutions for their customers, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  
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July 17, 2014
Entrepreneurs Have the Potential to Create 10 Million Youth Jobs in G20 Countries, New Accenture Research Finds
SYDNEY; July 18, 2014 – Entrepreneurs can help drive the creation of 10 million youth jobs1 across the G20 countries2 if existing barriers to entrepreneurship were lifted, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The study also indicates that while 74 percent of entrepreneurs surveyed by Accenture say they plan to recruit young talent in 2014, many believe that a shortage of people with relevant skills is hindering job creation and growth.
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July 15, 2014
CEOs and Consumers Disconnected on Sustainable Products and Services, Says Accenture, Havas Media report
LONDON; July 15, 2014 — Only a third of consumers regularly consider sustainability in their purchasing decisions, according to a global study by Accenture (ACN: NYSE) and Havas Media RE:PURPOSE, which reveals the reasons for the disconnect between business and consumer expectations of sustainable products and services. 
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July 13, 2014
UK Consumers Open to Pure Digital Banks, According to Accenture Survey
LONDON; July 13, 2014 – One-quarter (25 percent) of UK consumers would consider using a pure digital bank – a bank with no branches or call centres that is only accessible via laptops and mobile devices, according to the latest survey of UK current account customers conducted by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
 
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July 01, 2014
Spanish Businesses Identify Mobility Among Their Top Priorities for Investing in Digital Technologies
BARCELONA; July 1, 2014 – Mobility is one of the most important digital technologies for enterprises, according to the Accenture Mobility Insights Report 2014, a global study of 1,475 executives – 100 of them Spanish – in 14 countries. Asked about digital priorities for the year, 43 percent of executives globally rated mobility as a top two priority, and of Spanish respondents, 68 percent rated Mobility as a top five digital priority.
 
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June 26, 2014
One-in-Two German Hospitals Unable to Invest in New Initiatives in 2012, According to the 10th Annual Hospital Rating Report by RWI, Accenture and HCB
BERLIN; June 26, 2014 – Due to increasing financial challenges, one-in-two German hospitals were unable to make investments in new initiatives during 2012, according to new research released at the 2014 Capital Congress in Berlin. If no action is taken, the report estimates that 13 percent of hospitals could be forced out of the market by 2020.
 
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