Consumers Desire Better “Touch and Feel” Retail Experience When Buying Communications Products and Services, Accenture Study Finds

Consumers Desire Better “Touch and Feel” Retail Experience When Buying Communications Products and Services, Accenture Study Finds
BARCELONA; Feb. 16, 2010 – Three out of four consumers still want to visit a physical retail store when buying a communications product or service, but they are not very satisfied with their experience and rated it only slightly better than average, according to an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) study released today.
February 16, 2010

Accenture Teams with Procter & Gamble to Transform P&G Web Technology Infrastructure and Digital Capability

Accenture Teams with Procter & Gamble to Transform P&G Web Technology Infrastructure and Digital Capability
NEW YORK; Sept. 15, 2009 – Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) is teaming with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to transform P&G’s global Web technology infrastructure and on-line digital capability. Under the multi-year agreement, Accenture will become Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) primary Web technology infrastructure and services provider.
September 15, 2009

Accenture Signs Seven-Year Application Outsourcing Contract with Henkel

Accenture Signs Seven-Year Application Outsourcing Contract with Henkel
NEW YORK; Aug. 31, 2009 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will provide international consumer goods company Henkel A & Co KGaA with application development and maintenance services in Europe and North America under a seven-year application outsourcing contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.
August 31, 2009

Scandinavian Airlines Awards Finance and Accounting Business Process Outsourcing Contract to Accenture

Scandinavian Airlines Awards Finance and Accounting Business Process Outsourcing Contract to Accenture

STOCKHOLM; Aug. 21, 2009 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will provide Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) with finance and accounting (F&A) business services in Western Europe under a seven-year business process outsourcing (BPO) agreement.

August 21, 2009

Accenture and British American Tobacco Sign Five-Year Application Co-Sourcing Contract

Accenture and British American Tobacco Sign Five-Year Application Co-Sourcing Contract
NEW YORK; July 13, 2009 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed a five-year application co-sourcing contract with British American Tobacco to help the company improve the design, development and implementation of information technology (IT) solutions for its business operations.  Financial terms were not disclosed.
July 13, 2009

Television Viewing Becomes Increasingly Fragmented as Overall Consumption Grows, Accenture Global Survey Finds

Television Viewing Becomes Increasingly Fragmented as Overall Consumption Grows, Accenture Global Survey Finds
NEW YORK; April 20, 2009 – Consumers are increasingly watching television content on multiple platforms, contributing to the fragmentation of the traditional viewing experience, according to findings from Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) second annual Global Broadcast Consumer Survey.  Although the consumption of broadcast television content continues to grow, viewers are adapting quickly to new choices that change how, when and where they watch programming.
April 20, 2009

Accenture Research Finds Vast Under-Use of Higher-End Mobile Applications Among U.S. Consumers

Despite the rapidly increasing use of handheld mobile devices throughout the United States, higher-end applications remain vastly under-used by the country’s consumers, according to results of an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey released today.

 

October 14, 2008

Accenture and SAP Introduce Offering to Increase Profitability of Trade Promotions

NEW YORK and WALLDORF, Germany; August 6, 2008 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today introduced an enhanced offering focused on aiding consumer products companies in their efforts to improve substantially the return on their trade promotion investments.
August 06, 2008

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Maxamine

NEW YORK; Feb. 19, 2008 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has completed its acquisition of Maxamine, expanding its array of digital marketing sciences capabilities.  Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
February 19, 2008

Customer Service Quality Falling Short of Rising Expectations Across the Globe, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 7, 2008Companies are not keeping pace with consumers’ rising expectations for service, especially in emerging economies, according to results of a global study released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).

January 07, 2008