July 30, 2014By 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.
July 29, 2014Accenture 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.
July 29, 2014Majority 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."
July 28, 2014Accenture Enhances Air Cargo Pricing Software for More Flexible Cargo Booking
NEW YORK; July 28, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) released a new version of its Air Cargo Pricing software designed to help air cargo carriers better compete through advanced, flexible rate construction and prevent revenue leakage by increasing visibility and maintaining price integrity across the entire quote-to-ship cycle. Part of the Accenture Freight and Logistics Software portfolio, Accenture Air Cargo Price 6.4 offers air carriers more options in rate creation and maintenance, enhanced features to support the current interline market and can help increase productivity for users.
July 25, 2014Accenture Positioned in the “Leaders” Quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Finance and Accounting BPO for Fifth Consecutive Report
NEW YORK; July 25, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant in Gartner Inc.’s recently published “Magic Quadrant for Finance and Accounting BPO.”1 This marks the fifth consecutive report in which Accenture has been named a Leader.