Retailers and distributors, including supermarkets, specialty premium retailers and large mass-merchandise discounters
October 26, 2017

Accenture ConsumerTech Awards Winners Announced

SINGAPORE; Oct. 26, 2017 – Accenture announced RainCheck, LittleSea, Simgo and ProxToMe as the winners of the four Accenture ConsumerTech Awards at the Millennial 20/20 Summit in Singapore. The awards recognize early stage start-up businesses that are pushing the boundaries to better engage with the millennial consumer in the automotive, consumer goods & services, retail and travel industries. 
October 17, 2017

US Consumers More Reluctant to Shop During Peak Holiday Shopping Days and More Likely to Purchase Online Than in Stores, Accenture Survey Reveals

NEW YORK; Oct. 17, 2017 – U.S. consumers are less inclined to shop on traditional peak holiday shopping days this year and more likely to search for and buy the best bargains online than in stores, according to results of Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) 11th Annual Holiday Shopping Survey.
 
October 05, 2017

Accenture Interactive Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape for Worldwide Retail Digital Marketing Technology Services

NEW YORK; Oct. 5, 2017 – Accenture Interactive has been recognized as a Leader in the recently published “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Retail Digital Marketing Technology Services 2017 Vendor Assessment*” report.
 
September 28, 2017

Growth At Stake As B2B Companies Lose Control Over Customer Experience, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Sept. 28, 2017 – Complex customer buying journeys and disconnected channel partner networks are preventing B2B companies from delivering the personalized customer experiences that drive loyalty and growth, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Only 21 percent of sales and customer service executives surveyed say they have total control over their organization’s sales networks and overall customer experience. B2B leaders must abandon the benign neglect of traditional channel management and adopt an orchestrated approach to drive connected growth. 
August 31, 2017

Accenture Brings Innovation Expertise to 2018 New York Fashion Tech Lab

NEW YORK; Aug. 31, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed on as a partner for the 2018 program of the New York Fashion Tech Lab (NYFTL). Founded in 2014 by Springboard Enterprises with the support of major fashion retailers and brands, the NYFTL focuses on women-led emerging tech companies that have developed innovations at the intersection of fashion, retail and technology.
July 25, 2017

Unilever to Enhance Trade and Sales Activities By Moving to Accenture Cloud Solutions for Consumer Goods Built on the Salesforce Platform

 NEW YORK; July 25, 2017 – Unilever, a global consumer goods company, has signed a deal with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to implement Accenture Cloud Trade Promotion Management (TPM) and Accenture Cloud Retail Execution (RE) to create a single system for trade and marketing operations. 
June 06, 2017

Retailers and Consumer Goods Companies Could Unlock $2.95 Trillion in Value Over the Next Decade, Accenture Strategy Study Finds

NEW YORK; June 6, 2017 – Retailers and consumer goods companies could unlock $2.95 trillion in value for the industry and consumers over the next decade by accelerating digital transformation, according to a new report by Accenture Strategy. Investments in new, digitally-driven business models will give consumers greater choice around how they purchase goods and services, and enable companies to deliver profitable, differentiated experiences. 
May 31, 2017

New Accenture Customer Innovation Network Launches in The Heart of Milan

MILAN; May 31, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened its largest innovation hub for the retail, fashion and consumer goods industries in Milan. 
April 05, 2017

Speed is This Season’s Hottest Fashion Trend, According to Research from Kurt Salmon, Part of Accenture Strategy

WORLD RETAIL CONGRESS, DUBAI; Apr. 5, 2017 – With one in eight younger consumers (18 to 24 year olds) shopping every week and buying a fashion item at least once a fortnight, retailers are gearing themselves up to meet growing demand for fast, on-trend, fashion-led styles, according to new research from Kurt Salmon, part of Accenture Strategy. Speed and agility are the top priorities for every retailer competing in fast fashion. 
March 13, 2017

Retail Industry Leaders Association and Accenture Launch Innovation Center to Help America’s Top Retailers Harness Technological Change

NEW YORK and ARLINGTON, VA; Mar. 13, 2017 - The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and Accenture (ACN: NYSE), today announced the launch of RILA’s (R)Tech Center for Innovation. The new initiative will explore the impact that technologies like artificial intelligence and virtual reality will have on the retail industry and help retailers create innovative ways of doing business.