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

Accenture and P&G Win ‘Most Innovative’ Outsourcing Excellence Award For Commercial Services Collaboration

NEW YORK; July 1, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) have won the Outsourcing Excellence Award in the “Most Innovative” category by Outsourcing Center, the leading resource of outsourcing best-practice information. The award recognizes Accenture’s and Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) collaboration on a commercial services program in which Accenture manages P&G’s digital marketing campaigns, e-retailer content and virtual reality centers.  
July 01, 2013

More Than Half the Senior Executives of Consumer Packaged Goods Companies Believe They Have the Technology but Lack the Talent to Convert Data into a Business Asset, Accenture Survey Finds

NEW YORK; June 17, 2013 – Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies have invested heavily in technology platforms to improve their trade promotion performance but many lack the talent or business processes to capitalize on these investments, a new study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) finds.
June 17, 2013

Accenture Selected by Carlsberg to Deliver SAP solution in Western Europe

COPENHAGEN; June 6, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by Carlsberg, one of the world’s leading brewery groups, to deliver an SAP solution supporting six functional business areas within Western Europe. The new single underlying system is designed to improve efficiency and improve customer service throughout Europe. Financial terms of the three-year contract were not disclosed.
June 06, 2013

United Arrows Ltd. Begins Development of New Merchandise Management System in Collaboration with Accenture

TOKYO; May 29, 2013United Arrows Ltd. (TSE: 7606), has announced that it has begun the development of a new merchandise management system in collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The new system will be an integral part of United Arrows’s “UA 2.0” program, a company-wide initiative to transform the information technology (IT) systems of the leading apparel retailer and manufacturer. The new system is scheduled to begin a phased roll-out, starting in 2014.
May 29, 2013

Accenture Identifies New Sales Models to Help Drive Profitable Revenue Growth in Selling Through Someone Else: How to Use Agile Sales Networks and Partners to Sell More

NEW YORK; February 19, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the release of Selling Through Someone Else: How to Use Agile Sales Networks and Partners to Sell More, authored by Robert Wollan, Naveen Jain and Michael Heald, managing directors in the Accenture Sales & Customer Services practice. The book, published by Wiley, reveals how changes to sales strategies and execution models can help sustain profitable growth amid an increasingly complex and fast-evolving selling environment.  
February 19, 2013

Businesses that Capitalize on Consumer Behavior Change are Better Positioned to Outperform Economic Growth, Finds Accenture

DAVOS, Switzerland; Jan. 22, 2013 – Global businesses that capitalize on major changes in consumer behavior can generate significant growth over the next few years, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
January 22, 2013

Accenture Secures Five year HR Business Process Outsourcing Contract with Unilever

LONDON; Dec. 19, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has won a new five-year contract with Unilever (FTSE: ULVR) to provide human resources (HR) business process outsourcing (BPO) services that benefit more than 130,000 Unilever employees in over 100 countries and introduce a series of service improvements focused on enhancing the user experience. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.
December 19, 2012

Auto Industry Needs to Offer Consumers a Better Customized Online Experience, Accenture Survey Finds

NEW YORK; Dec. 11, 2012 – Consumers say they are turning to a variety of online and offline services to help them make their car-buying decisions because industry websites fail to satisfy their needs, a new global survey by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) reveals.  
December 11, 2012

Consumers Defect in Growing Numbers But Majority Say “You Could Have Kept Me,” Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Dec. 5, 2012 – In 2012, one in five consumers switched companies they buy from, including wireless phone, internet service, and retailers, according to new research released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). This marks a five percent increase in switching over 2011 levels. However, the eighth annual Accenture Global Consumer Survey also found that the majority (85 percent) of consumers say the companies could have done something differently to prevent them from switching.
December 05, 2012