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 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

COVID-19 has Sparked a New Wave of Innovation Across Consumer Industries, According to Accenture Research

NEW YORK; April 11, 2021 — The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people live, work and socialize, accelerating demand for innovation, as retailers, consumer goods, and travel companies shift from reacting to the crisis to reinventing products and services, according to findings of a new global survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
April 11, 2021

Accenture and Springboard Enterprises Celebrate Women Transforming Industries

NEW YORK; Oct. 22, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Springboard Enterprises are celebrating “Women Transforming Industries” and the organization’s 20th anniversary by honoring four women CEOs in the retail and health industries for their technological innovation.
October 22, 2020

Accenture, Best Buy Collaborate to Accelerate Technology Innovation

MINNEAPOLIS; Oct. 19, 2020 – Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are teaming to advance Best Buy’s strategic priorities by accelerating technology innovation and growing technology talent at the company.
October 19, 2020

Most U.S. Shoppers Want Retailers to Close on Thanksgiving Day, Accenture Survey Reveals

NEW YORK; Oct. 1, 2020 – As the retail industry gears up for its busiest shopping period, the COVID-19 pandemic is making consumers focus on their own health and safety and the well-being of retail employees, according to findings of the 14th annual Accenture Holiday Shopping Survey (NYSE: ACN).
October 01, 2020

COVID-19 Likely to Usher in 'Decade of the Home,' According to Accenture Survey Research

NEW YORK; Aug. 13, 2020 – People’s refocus on their local community in light of the COVID-19 pandemic will be long-term, bringing about the "decade of the home" and forcing retailers and consumer goods companies to tailor their products and services to drive a more local experience, 
 
 
August 13, 2020

Frustrated Consumers Three Times More Likely Than Satisfied Consumers to Avoid Buying from Retailer or Brand Again, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Dec. 18, 2019 – Consumers who had a frustrating shopping experience are three times more likely than satisfied consumers to not buy from the retailer or brand again, but companies that consistently exceed customer expectations could significantly increase revenues by charging a premium for the experience, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 18, 2019