As Consumers Balk at Higher Prices, Retailers Must Determine How to Retain Customers While Dealing with Rising Costs, Accenture Survey Shows

NEW YORK;  Oct. 24,  2011 – As the holiday shopping season begins, U.S. retailers will face significant barriers to simply raising prices in response to rising food and fuel costs, according to an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) survey that polled nearly 1,000 people across the country on their shopping plans and their use of daily deal sites.
October 24, 2011

L’Oreal U.K. Selects Accenture to Support its Field Sales Operations

L’Oreal U.K. Selects Accenture to Support its Field Sales Operations
NEW YORK; August 3, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by L’Oreal U.K. to implement its Accenture CAS software platform in support of L’Oreal’s field sales operations in the U.K. and the Republic of Ireland (R.O.I.). Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
August 03, 2011

Accenture Wins JDA Software Global Systems Integration Award

Accenture Wins JDA Software Global Systems Integration Award
NEW YORK; May 23, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named by JDA Software Group, Inc., as the winner of its 2011 Global Systems Integrator Customer Co-Innovation Award. The award recognizes companies that improve customers’ return on investment and drive innovation when implementing JDA solutions. The award was presented at the JDA FOCUS 2011 event in Orlando, Fla.
May 23, 2011

Accenture Receives “Strong Positive”, Highest Possible Rating Given, in Leading Analyst Firm’s Consumer Goods Industry Sales Force Automation MarketScope Report

Accenture Receives “Strong Positive”, Highest Possible Rating Given, in Leading Analyst Firm’s Consumer Goods Industry Sales Force Automation MarketScope Report
NEW YORK; May 19, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received a “Strong Positive” – the highest possible rating given – in Gartner’s report entitled “MarketScope for Sales Force Automation in the Consumer Goods Industry”1 for its Accenture CAS solution.
May 19, 2011

Anheuser-Busch InBev and Accenture Collaborate on Digital Merchandising Pilot

Anheuser-Busch InBev and Accenture Collaborate on Digital Merchandising Pilot
MOSCOW; April, 19, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is collaborating with Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) on a digital merchandising pilot aimed at enhancing the efficiency of the leading global brewer’s merchandising activities at the point of sale, and increasing product sales. Financial terms were not disclosed.
April 19, 2011

Accenture Implements New Cargo Booking System at LAN CARGO

Accenture Implements New Cargo Booking System at LAN CARGO
NEW YORK; Feb. 7, 2011 – LAN CARGO, the cargo subsidiary of LAN Airlines (NYSE: LFL), has deployed a new cargo reservation management system with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) providing its cargo booking software designed for freight and logistics and acting as system integrator. The new cargo reservation system is intended to further provide competitive air cargo service to the thousands of shippers that use LAN CARGO’s services each day. 
February 07, 2011

Carlsberg Engages in Application Services Contract with Accenture

Carlsberg Engages in Application Services Contract with Accenture
COPENHAGEN; Jan. 19, 2011—Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and Carlsberg have agreed to a five-year contract for the provision of application services to the European operations of Carlsberg Breweries A/S.
January 19, 2011

Accenture Completes Acquisition of CAS Computer Anwendungs- und Systemberatung AG

Accenture Completes Acquisition of CAS Computer Anwendungs- und Systemberatung AG
NEW YORK; Jan. 10, 2011 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of CAS Computer Anwendungs- und Systemberatung AG (CAS), based in Kaiserslautern, Germany.
January 10, 2011

Consumers’ Purchases of Computers and Mobile Phones Will Decline While Purchases of Newer Consumer Technologies Will Soar, New Accenture Survey Finds

Consumers’ Purchases of Computers and Mobile Phones Will Decline While Purchases of Newer Consumer Technologies Will Soar, New Accenture Survey Finds

NEW YORK;  Jan. 4, 2011 –  A new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey predicts that consumer purchase rates for personal computers and mobile phones (excluding smartphones) will decline by 39 percent and 56 percent this year compared with last year, respectively. By contrast, buying rates of 3DTVs (three-dimensional TVs) are expected to rise 500 percent; tablet computers 160 percent; ebook readers 133 percent; and smartphones 26 percent.
 

January 04, 2011

Accenture Broadens Digital Relationship With Universal Music Group

Accenture Broadens Digital Relationship With Universal Music Group
LONDON; Dec. 7, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is expanding its relationship with the Universal Music Group (UMG), the world’s largest music company, following a successful, two-year collaboration to develop and deploy Accenture’s Digital Supply Chain Platform.
December 07, 2010