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September 16, 2014
Industrial Internet of Things Offers Significant Opportunity for Growth of Digital Services, Says Accenture Report
NEW YORK; Sept. 16, 2014 – The Industrial Internet of Things represents a tremendous opportunity for innovative companies looking to unlock new revenue sources by packaging their products with new digital services, says Accenture (NYSE: ACN) in its new report, “Driving Unconventional Growth through the Industrial Internet of Things.”
 
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September 10, 2014
Companies Are Satisfied with Business Outcomes from Big Data and Recognize Big Data as Very Important to Their Digital Transformation, Accenture Study Shows
NEW YORK; Sept. 10, 2014 – Ninety-two percent of executives from companies that are applying big data to their businesses said they are satisfied with the results, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Eighty-nine percent of respondents rated big data as “very important” or “extremely important” to their businesses’ digital transformation, and 82 percent agreed big data provides a significant source of value for their companies.
 
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September 10, 2014
Technology an Underused Tool in Emerging Market Supply Chains, Finds New Accenture Study
NEW YORK; Sept. 10, 2014 – Despite the vital role that technology plays in helping companies manage the complexity and volatility in global operations, only 48 percent of the more than 1,000 global companies surveyed for a new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) study use technology extensively in their emerging market supply chains.   
 
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September 09, 2014
Digital Innovation Critical in Battle to Win China’s Expected $4 Trillion Spend by Lower-End Consumers by 2020
TIANJIN; Sept. 10, 2014 – The rapid adoption of digital channels by ‘low’ and ‘middle-end’ consumers in China is creating significant opportunities for companies to achieve growth and increased market share, according to analysis by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), which is attending the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of New Champions (AMNC) 2014. Accenture’s analysis indicates that companies who can create value through digital innovation will be well-placed to take advantage of greatly increased spending by these consumer segments.
 
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August 21, 2014
Four in Five Consumers Cite Privacy Concerns for Wearable Tech Adoption, According to 2014 State of the Internet of Things Study from Accenture Interactive
CHICAGO; August 21, 2014 – Eighty percent of consumers have privacy concerns with wearable Internet of Things (IoT) connected technologies, according to the 2014 State of the Internet of Things Study. But half of those same consumers said they would be willing to share personal data collected by such devices with third-party retailers when presented with compensation such as a coupon or discount.
 
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August 19, 2014
2014 State of the Internet of Things Study from Accenture Interactive Predicts 69 Percent of Consumers Will Own an In-Home IoT Device by 2019
CHICAGO; August 19, 2014 – Consumer adoption of network connected technology is on the rise, with 69 percent of consumers planning to buy an in-home device in the next five years, according to the 2014 State of the Internet of Things Study. By the end of next year, a total of about 13 percent of consumers will own an in-home IoT device such as a thermostat or in-home security camera. Currently, only about 4 percent of those surveyed own such a device.
 
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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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