Accenture Survey of German Business Travelers Predicts Near-Term Growth for Travel Industry

Business travel will likely increase over the coming months, according to an Accenture survey of more than 400 business travelers at Germany-based companies.
November 07, 2002

New Accenture Book Redefines How Companies Must Leverage Customer Relationships to Increase Profits

Accenture today released The Ultimate CRM Handbook: Strategies and Concepts for Building Enduring Customer Loyalty and Profitability, a new publication designed to help senior executives improve their companies’ customer relationships and enhance brand value while mitigating risk associated with CRM investments.
November 05, 2002

Despite Sluggish Economy, Consumers are Willing to Spend More, According to Accenture Research

Despite government reports indicating that U.S. and European consumers have trimmed their spending due to the weakened economy, new research from Accenture shows that consumers are willing to spend more on products and services, but only on those that are innovative and offer features meaningful to them.
November 01, 2002

Increase in Use of Third-Party Logistics Providers Likely to Be Less Than Previously Expected, According to Accenture Study

The number of American manufacturing executives that would increase their use of third-party logistics providers has dropped significantly this year, according to a survey by Accenture and Northeastern University.
November 01, 2002

Accenture Survey Identifies Telematics as the Future of Supply Chain

European companies are increasingly benefiting from telematics, an emerging market of two-way, wireless voice and data communication for the transmission and reception of location-specific information, according to a pan-European survey of more than 120 logistics companies released today by Accenture and Iveco, one of the leading truck manufacturers.
October 29, 2002

Accenture Wins Multi-Year Outsourcing Contract to Manage and Operate Exel’s Pan-European Service Centre

Exel, the global leader in supply chain management , has awarded Accenture a five-year outsourcing contract to manage and operate its pan-European financial shared services centre.
October 21, 2002

Slovnaft and Accenture Announce Outsourcing Agreement for Accounting and Document Management Functions

Slovnaft, one of the largest Central European refinery and petrochemical companies, announced today that it will outsource its accounting and document management services in Slovakia to Accenture.
October 17, 2002

Traditional Pharmaceutical Model Not the Only Route to Future Success for Biotechs, According to Accenture Research

Research from Accenture has identified a new business model that could help biotechnology companies deal with an emerging paradox: while their core capability is innovation and their ability to grow is critical to their future, innovation and increasing size do not always go hand in hand.
October 15, 2002

Accenture Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Fiscal 2002 Results

European Retailers have Untapped Opportunity to Improve Speed and Effectiveness of “Supply and Demand” Decisions, According to Accenture Research

Although the majority of European retailers collect information on customers’ purchasing preferences and behaviors, this information is not being used to make better, faster decisions on key supply and demand issues such as pricing, promotion, merchandising and inventory planning, according to new Accenture research.
October 09, 2002