Most US Shoppers Expect to Spend as Much or More This Holiday Season than Last Year, with Many Turning to Physical Stores for Inspiration, Accenture Survey Reveals

NEW YORK; Oct. 1, 2019 – The vast majority of U.S. consumers plan to spend at least as much this year on holiday gifts as they did last year and will be turning to stores for holiday gift inspiration, according to results of the 13th Annual Holiday Shopping Survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The study also found a growing trend of “responsible retail,” with shoppers more concerned about the environmental and social impact of their purchases.
 
October 01, 2019

Accenture Helps Del Monte Foods Unlock Innovation and Drive Business Growth with The Cloud

NEW YORK; April 2, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has helped Del Monte Foods, Inc. gain more visibility into its IT operations, access real-time customer insights to inform decision making, reduce IT spending costs by up to 35 percent, and increase operating efficiencies by significantly reducing the time it takes for its professionals to receive IT capabilities, service and support from weeks to less than an hour.
April 02, 2019

Accenture Acquires UK-Based Innovation Firm ?What If!, Enhancing Ability to Help Clients Reinvent Themselves with Experimentation-Led Approach

LONDON; March 4, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired ?What If!, a privately owned innovation firm that uses an experimentation-driven approach to help clients incubate new products, services, business models and organizational cultures.
March 04, 2019

Millennials Likely to Be the Biggest Spenders This Holiday Season, Accenture Survey Reveals

NEW YORK; Oct. 1, 2018 – U.S. consumers expect to spend more money on holiday shopping this year than last year, with millennials likely to be the biggest spenders according to results of the 12th Annual Holiday Shopping Survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 01, 2018

Accenture Renews Agreement with The New York Fashion Tech Lab to Support Women-Led Innovation Program for 2019

NEW YORK; Sept.10, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has, for the second consecutive year, been named the exclusive management and technology consulting partner for the New York Fashion Tech Lab (NYFTL) program. Founded in 2014 by Springboard Enterprises with the support of iconic fashion industry brands and retailers, the NYFTL focuses on women-led emerging tech companies that have developed innovations at the intersection of fashion, retail and technology.
September 10, 2018

Retailers Positioned to Benefit as Banks Open Their Networks in Compliance with New European Payments Regulations, Accenture Study Finds

LONDON; Dec. 18, 2017 – Retail companies could become the new face of everyday financial transactions once the Revised Payments Services Directive, known as PSD2, goes into effect in the European Union in January, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 18, 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 26, 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 17, 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.
 
October 05, 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. 
September 28, 2017