Food, beverage, household goods, personal care, tobacco and footwear/apparel manufacturers
September 27, 2016

Productivity Initiatives Distracting Sales Teams and Stifling Business Performance, Accenture Strategy Study Finds

NEW YORK; Sept. 27, 2016 – Organizations have invested billions in sales productivity solutions to enhance performance by giving sellers more time to sell – but the investment strategy is not paying off. According to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and CSO Insights, the research division of Miller Heiman Group, 59 percent of global sales executives say they have access to too many sales tools and are bombarded by too much disaggregated customer data to be effective. Another 55 percent say their sales tools are an obstacle to selling. Consequently, ‘sales distraction’ is hindering business performance, causing more than half (56 percent) of global organizations to miss annual sales forecasts. 
September 25, 2016

Accenture and Brandtone Collaborate to Deliver Next Generation Trade Promotion Services to Consumer Packaged Goods Companies in Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE; Sept. 25, 2016 – Accenture and Brandtone today announced a next generation trade promotion solution to help consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies have access to enhanced visibility, management and control of their promotional campaigns as they seek to capitalize on the significant growth in Asia Pacific.
September 08, 2016

Accenture Consumer Innovation Award Winners Announced

SINGAPORE; Sep. 8, 2016 – Four early-stage technology start-ups received Accenture Consumer Innovation Awards at the Millennial 20/20 Summit in Singapore. The awards recognize early stage start-up businesses focussed on changing and improving the way people shop and engage with consumer goods brands, travel and retail companies.
September 06, 2016

Retailers and Consumer Packaged Goods Companies Must Enhance Their Understanding of Millennial Consumers to Capture Share of $6Trillion Wallet in Asia, Accenture Warns

SINGAPORE; Sept. 6, 2016 – Retailers and consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies must improve their understanding of the millennial generation in Asia, according to Accenture, with millennials set to dominate the consumer market in the region.  
September 06, 2016

Accenture Achieves High Product Assessment from Promotion Optimization Institute for Accenture CAS and Accenture Cloud Trade Promotion Management Software Solutions

NEW YORK; Sep 6, 2016 – Accenture has received high product assessments for its Accenture CAS and Accenture Cloud Trade Promotion Management (TPM) software solutions in Promotion Optimization Institute’s (POI) recently published “Trade Promotion Management Vendor Panorama 2016.” 
August 18, 2016

Accenture Contract with Dixons Carphone Extended

LONDON; August 18, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced it has extended its contract with Dixons Carphone, Europe's leading specialist electrical and telecoms retailer and services company, to support its system integration work following the merger between Carphone Warehouse and Dixons Retail in August 2014. 
August 01, 2016

Accenture Completes Acquisition of dgroup, Expanding Its Digital Transformation Capabilities for Retail and Consumer Goods Companies

HAMBURG, Germany; Aug. 1, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of dgroup, a German-based consultancy that delivers end-to-end management consulting services to help companies achieve digital transformation. 
July 28, 2016

Accenture Achieves High Vendor Assessment by Promotion Optimization Institute for Accenture CAS, Accenture Cloud Retail Execution and Accenture NewsPage Software Suite

NEW YORK; July 28, 2016 – Accenture has received a high vendor assessment for its Accenture CAS, Accenture Cloud Retail Execution and Accenture NewsPage consumer goods software solutions in Promotion Optimization Institute’s (POI) recently published “Retail Execution Vendor Panorama 2016.”
July 19, 2016

Accenture Acquires MOBGEN Expanding End-to-End Digital Services

AMSTERDAM; July 19, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired MOBGEN, an end-to-end digital services company that combines mobility strategy, creativity and technology to deliver solutions that drive engagement for global brands with their customers, employees and partners.  
July 18, 2016

Accenture Opens Applications for Accenture Consumer Innovation Awards

SINGAPORE; July 18, 2016 – Accenture has opened the application period for the second round of the Accenture Consumer Innovation Awards. These awards are designed to recognize early stage start-up businesses that play a major role in changing and improving the way people shop and engage with consumer goods brands, travel and retail companies. Selected finalists will present to an exclusive panel of judges which are comprised of senior executives from globally recognized brands, established thought-leaders and financial investors in the industry.