Accenture’s Digital PLM Services Recognized for Client Product and Service Innovation by CIMdata

NEW YORK; Nov. 11, 2014 – Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) application of new technology and processes to help clients with the complexities of product innovation and development has been recognized by industry analysts CIMdata for its ability to enable customers to improve business performance.

November 11, 2014

Accenture Receives Positive Vendor Assessment by Gartner Inc. in Vendor Panorama for Trade Promotion Management in Consumer Goods

NEW YORK; June 30, 2014 – Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) CAS Trade Promotion Management (TPM) software was evaluated in Gartner Inc.’s recently published “Vendor Panorama for Trade Promotion Management in Consumer Goods1.” Accenture was recognized as “good to very good” in five of eight “Company Assessment” criteria, including Company Vision, Geographic Strategy and Vertical/Industry Strategy. Accenture was also recognized as “good to very good” in seven of eight “Product Assessment” criteria, including Trade Promotion Optimization (TPO) Completeness, User Experience, Analytical Capabilities, Configurability and Market Aptness/Flexibility.
June 30, 2014

B2B Companies Spending More to Improve their Customers’ Experience But Large Majority are Likely Wasting Up to Half of Their Investments, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; June 12, 2014 – The overwhelming majority of business-to-business (B2B) organizations are spending more on initiatives to improve their customers’ experience but many are not getting the most return on those investments, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). In fact, the study, based on a survey of 1,458 sales, service and customer executives of B2B companies in 13 countries, suggests most (76 percent) may be wasting up to half of their investment on ineffective customer experience initiatives.
June 12, 2014

Accenture Introduces Enhancements to Accenture CAS Software to Help Consumer Goods Companies Build Efficient Sales Processes and Operations

NEW YORK; March 4, 2014 – To help consumer goods companies take the guesswork out of store promotions, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has enhanced its Accenture CAS software with better support for promotional planning, sales processes and operations. Leveraging its flexible architecture, Accenture CAS release 10.1 includes new baseline and promotional planning capabilities to create an integrated sales platform that can result in more successful promotions and boosted revenue. Additional updates include new mobile functionality that can help maximize efficiency and additional options for distributor management.

March 04, 2014

Accenture Helps H.B. Fuller Improve its Business Operations

ST. PAUL, Minn.; Jan 16, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is helping H.B. Fuller (NYSE: FUL), a leading global adhesives provider, to improve its business operations by designing and implementing a global enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution based on the SAP® ERP application.
January 16, 2014

Accenture Awarded Contract to Help Belk Deliver a Seamless Multichannel Customer Experience

NEW YORK; Jan. 6, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by Belk, the largest family-owned and -operated department store company in the United States, to help the retailer to deliver a seamless experience to customers across all shopping channels – in-store, online and mobile – as part of its Omnichannel Transformation Initiative. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
January 06, 2014

Wi2 and Accenture Offer Analytics Services Platform to Consumer Companies in Japan

TOKYO; Nov. 5, 2013 Wire and Wireless Co., Ltd. (Wi2) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have launched an analytics services platform for consumer companies in Japan that delivers context-based customer insights and supports in the creation of new, personalized services. The platform will allow businesses across a range of consumer-facing industries to identify relevant target groups, better understand where and how these customers purchase products and services, and engage them on their mobile devices with tailored offerings and promotions.
November 05, 2013

Accenture to Acquire Leading Product Lifecycle Management Company - PCO Innovation - To Help Clients Take New Products to Market Faster and More Efficiently

MONTREAL; Oct. 31, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced plans to acquire PCO Innovation – a leading international consulting and systems integration group that specializes in product lifecycle management (PLM) software technologies. The acquisition will strengthen Accenture’s ability to help clients organize, develop and manage new products and services throughout their lifecycle and bring them to market more quickly and efficiently.
October 31, 2013

Accenture and Demandware Help Lacoste Launch its Online Business in China

NEW YORK and BURLINGTON, Mass.; Aug 6, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Demandware, Inc. (NYSE: DWRE), have collaborated on a new multichannel commerce solution to help Lacoste rapidly establish its online presence in Greater China. The engagement with the global fashion brand leverages Accenture’s new solution, which uses Demandware as the core digital commerce platform.
August 06, 2013

Accenture and hybris Team to Implement Multichannel Commerce Solutions for Global Enterprises

NEW YORK and LONDON; August 5, 2013 – To help global companies implement cross-border multichannel commerce solutions more effectively, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has become the sole global strategic partner of hybris, the world’s fastest-growing commerce platform. The agreement will enable international brands to create consistent consumer transaction experiences across multiple channels, including online, mobile and in-store, regardless of geographic location.
August 05, 2013