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

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