March 26, 2015Accenture Completes Acquisition of Agilex, Enhancing Digital Capabilities and Agile Delivery for the U.S. Federal Market
ARLINGTON, Va.; Mar. 26, 2015 – Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has completed its acquisition of Agilex Technologies, Inc. (Agilex), a provider of digital solutions for the U.S. federal government, enhancing Accenture’s digital capabilities in analytics, cloud and mobility for federal agencies.
March 26, 2015Accenture Reports Strong Second-Quarter Fiscal 2015 Results
NEW YORK; Mar. 26, 2015 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2015, ended Feb. 28, 2015, with net revenues of $7.5 billion, an increase of 5 percent in U.S. dollars and 12 percent in local currency over the same period last year. Diluted earnings per share were $1.08, an increase of $0.05, or 5 percent, over the same period last year.
March 26, 2015Growth in Fintech Investment Fastest in European Market, according to Accenture Study
LONDON; Mar. 26, 2015 – Global investment in financial-technology (fintech) ventures tripled from $4.05 billion in 2013 to $12.2 billion in 2014, with Europe being the fastest growing region in the world, according to a new report by Accenture (NYSE:ACN). Last year, fintech investment increased at more than three times the rate of overall venture capital investment.
March 25, 2015Accenture to Host Conference Call Tomorrow, Mar. 26, to Discuss Second-Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Results
NEW YORK; Mar. 25, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT tomorrow, Mar. 26, to discuss its second-quarter fiscal year 2015 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.
March 25, 2015U.S. Retailers Struggling To Meet Consumer Expectations Around Mobile And In-Store Experience, Accenture Study Finds
NEW YORK; Mar. 25, 2015 – U.S. retailers must move quickly to improve their operational capabilities in order to deliver a “seamless retail” experience to customers who say their expectations are not being met, according to new research by Accenture. For the second consecutive year, two studies of “seamless retailing” indicate a number of gaps between consumer expectations related to product offerings and pricing and the ability of retailers to deliver what customers want, as they shop across a growing number of channels.