Most Companies Struggling to be Relevant to Their Customers, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; July 26, 2022 – The vast majority (88%) of executives1 believe that customers and employees are changing faster than they can change their businesses, which is leading to a crisis of relevance, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  
July 26, 2022

Consumer Interest in “Virtual Living” Intensifies, Accenture Survey Finds

NEW YORK; April 27, 2022 – The growing use of immersive technologies such as augmented and virtual reality will spur consumer-facing companies, such as those in retail, consumer goods and travel, to increase investment in new capabilities and experiences to blend physical and virtual worlds, or risk being left behind, according to the findings of a recent global survey from Accenture (NYSE:ACN).
April 27, 2022

Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited Selects Accenture to Accelerate Its Digital Transformation Journey

MUMBAI, India; Feb. 21, 2022 – Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited (ABFRL), one of India’s leading fashion companies, announced its collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) for a digital transformation program designed to drive growth, increase business agility and improve operational efficiency.
February 21, 2022

HFS Ranks Accenture No. 1 Tech Services Provider to Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods Companies

NEW YORK; Feb. 18, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as the No. 1 technology services provider to the retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) sector globally in a recent report from industry analyst firm HFS Research.
February 18, 2022

Shopping on Social Media Platforms Expected to Reach $1.2 Trillion Globally by 2025, New Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 4, 2022 – A new study by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) found that the $492 billion global social commerce industry is expected to grow three times as fast as traditional ecommerce to $1.2 trillion by 2025. Growth is predicted to be driven primarily by Gen Z and Millennial social media users, accounting for 62% of global social commerce spend by 2025. 
January 04, 2022

U.S. Shoppers to Show “Generosity of Spirit” This Holiday Season, Accenture Survey Finds

NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2021 -- Americans are looking forward to this holiday season, with many planning to spend the same or more on their holiday shopping compared with last year and support charitable organizations and local communities, according to results of the 15th Annual Holiday Shopping Survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 12, 2021

Accenture Helps Vivienne Westwood Develop and Launch Products Faster with New Retail PLM Platform from PTC

LONDON; Sept. 22, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has helped Vivienne Westwood design and deploy a new retail product lifecycle management (PLM) platform from PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) that enables the global fashion company to develop and launch new products more quickly. 
September 22, 2021

Accenture Completes Acquisition of HRC Retail Advisory

CHICAGO; September 17, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the acquisition of HRC Retail Advisory, a retail-focused strategy consultancy with critical in-demand skills and solutions to help clients across the retail value chain — from customer-centric merchandising and omnichannel capabilities to the evolving store footprint and creating high-performance organizations. Financial terms of the transaction, which was announced on July 27, were not disclosed.
 
September 17, 2021

Shoppers Stop Selects Accenture to Help Advance Its Digital Commerce Transformation Journey

MUMBAI; Sept. 07, 2021 – Shoppers Stop Ltd (NSE: SHOPERSTOP | BSE: 532638), one of India’s leading retailer of fashion and beauty brands, is collaborating with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to accelerate its digital commerce transformation across multiple retail channels. The program aims to enhance customer experience and profitability, as well as support Shoppers Stop’s goal of being the go-to digital destination for customers through constant innovation.
September 07, 2021

Accenture to Acquire HRC Retail Advisory to Expand Retail Strategy Capabilities

CHICAGO; July 27, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire HRC Retail Advisory, a retail-focused strategy consultancy with critical in-demand skills and solutions to help clients across the retail value chain — from customer-centric merchandising and omnichannel capabilities to the evolving store footprint and creating high-performance organizations. HRC Retail Advisory’s team of more than 30 people across North America will join Accenture’s Retail Strategy group, expanding its capabilities for helping clients leverage the power of technology to transform their businesses. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
July 27, 2021