Food, beverage, household goods, personal care, tobacco and footwear/apparel manufacturers
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.
April 13, 2016

Four Companies Receive Inaugural Accenture Consumer Innovation Award

NEW YORK; April 13, 2016 – Four early-stage technology start-ups received the inaugural Accenture Consumer Innovation Awards last night at the Millennial 20/20 Summit in London. The awards 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 and retail companies.
March 23, 2016

U.S. Companies Losing Customers As Consumers Demand More Human Interaction, Accenture Strategy Study Finds

NEW YORK; Mar. 23, 2016 – 83 percent of U.S. consumers prefer dealing with human beings over digital channels to solve customer services issues, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The report also found that 52 percent of consumers have switched provider in the past year due to poor customer service, with banks, retailers, and cable and satellite television providers being the worst offenders. In the U.S., the estimated cost of customers switching due to poor service is $1.6 trillion. 
March 11, 2016

Accenture launches inaugural Accenture Consumer Innovation Awards

LONDON; MAR. 11, 2016 – Accenture today announced that it has created the Accenture Consumer Innovation Awards, which recognize early stage start-up businesses that play a major role in changing and improving the way people shop and engage with brands.
February 26, 2016

Accenture Launches “Accenture Customer Credit Solutions” to Provide Fast, Efficient and Flexible Credit Services to Sub-Saharan African Businesses

NEW YORK; Feb. 26, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has today launched a new business, Accenture Customer Credit Solutions, which will help businesses and retailers across Sub-Saharan Africa provide faster, efficient and more flexible credit services to their customers.  
February 25, 2016

Consumer-Packaged-Goods Companies Must Enhance Their Digital Capabilities to Capture US$340 Billion Growth in Booming Asian Markets, Accenture Report Finds

SINGAPORE; Feb. 25, 2016 – Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies must fully embrace digital commerce or risk losing out to newer industry players in the battle for an estimated US$340 billion worth of market growth in Asia Pacific, according to Accenture.