Accenture Finds Only Four Percent of China’s Manufacturing Companies Achieve Both Digital and Financial High Performance

SHANGHAI; Sept. 5, 2017 – A small minority of Chinese manufacturing companies are significantly outperforming their industry peers by combining strong commitment to digital initiatives with strong financial performance, according to new analysis by Accenture (NYSE:ACN). The analysis shows that these companies are successfully committing to digital transformation across the full breadth of their business activities. 
September 05, 2017

Accenture Appoints Laura Gurski to Lead Customer and Channels Consulting Practice for the Automotive, Consumer Goods, Industrial, Life Sciences, Retail and Travel Industries

CHICAGO; Feb. 9, 2017 – Accenture today announced the appointment of Laura Gurski as Senior Managing Director, Products – effective immediately. As the head of Accenture’s Customer and Channels Consulting Practice for Products, Ms. Gurski will oversee the development and delivery of marketing, customer service, commerce and sales transformation services. 
February 09, 2017

Smarter Use of Digital Skills and Technology Could Boost Global Economic Output by $2 Trillion by 2020, Accenture Study Shows

NEW YORK; Jan. 19, 2016 – Optimizing the use of digital skills and technologies could generate $2 trillion of additional global economic output by 2020, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The study also reveals the vast role digital plays in economic activity, with more than one-fifth of the world’s gross domestic product (GDP) attributed to some form of digital skills, capital and goods and services. 
January 19, 2016

Accenture Named As a Leader in IDC MarketScape Worldwide Life Science Manufacturing and Supply Chain Strategic Consulting Vendor Assessment

NEW YORK; Nov. 18, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a Leader for the second consecutive time in an IDC Health Insights vendor assessment covering strategic consulting across manufacturing and the supply chain in the life science industry.
November 18, 2015

Majority of 2015 UK Graduates Feel Prepared for the Workforce, but 60 Percent of Recent Graduates in Work Are Underemployed, Accenture Study Finds

LONDON; July 7, 2015 – The vast majority (77 percent) of 2015 UK university graduates say that their education has prepared them well for work, according to research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). But their optimism contrasts with the experience of 2013 and 2014 graduates, 60 percent of whom consider themselves underemployed or working in a job that does not require a degree.
July 07, 2015

Accenture Acquires Axia Limited to Expand Accenture Strategy Capabilities for Helping Clients Improve Competitiveness

New York; April 3, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Axia Limited, a U.S.-based strategy consulting services provider. The acquisition bolsters the capabilities of Accenture Strategy to help clients improve their competitiveness by delivering growth through strategic cost management and organizational agility. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
April 03, 2015

Industrial Internet of Things Will Boost Economic Growth, but Greater Government and Business Action Needed to Fulfill its Potential, Finds Accenture

DAVOS, Switzerland; Jan. 21, 2015 – At a time of uncertain economic growth, the Industrial Internet of Things could contribute US$14.2 trillion to world output by 2030, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). But these potential gains are at risk because neither companies nor governments are taking sufficient actions to put in place the conditions necessary for the wide adoption of new digital technologies. 
January 21, 2015

Source of Complexity for CFOs Shifts from External Forces to Internal Issues, Accenture Study Shows

NEW YORK; Sept. 29, 2014 – While finance functions of large companies have made notable progress in managing external forces over the past three years, CFOs say that internal complexity – particularly that caused by growth – is their most significant challenge today, new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) shows.
September 29, 2014

Technology an Underused Tool in Emerging Market Supply Chains, Finds New Accenture Study

NEW YORK; Sept. 10, 2014 – Despite the vital role that technology plays in helping companies manage the complexity and volatility in global operations, only 48 percent of the more than 1,000 global companies surveyed for a new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) study use technology extensively in their emerging market supply chains.   
September 10, 2014

Digital Innovation Critical in Battle to Win China’s Expected $4 Trillion Spend by Lower-End Consumers by 2020

TIANJIN; Sept. 10, 2014 – The rapid adoption of digital channels by ‘low’ and ‘middle-end’ consumers in China is creating significant opportunities for companies to achieve growth and increased market share, according to analysis by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), which is attending the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of New Champions (AMNC) 2014. Accenture’s analysis indicates that companies who can create value through digital innovation will be well-placed to take advantage of greatly increased spending by these consumer segments.
September 09, 2014