Accenture to Offer New Supply Chain Collaboration Solution to Consumer Products Companies

Accenture will offer a robust supply chain collaboration solution around the world to consumer products goods and other manufacturing companies based on the services, people and assets of SA, Meyrin, Switzerland, which it has acquired from a group of 26 companies including Nestlé, Danone, L´Oréal, Henkel and SAP.
January 26, 2005

Pharmaceutical Companies Must Re-think Innovation Strategies to Address Pipeline Challenges, Accenture and CMR Research Finds

New research by Accenture and CMR International challenges the view that increased investment in early stage innovation alone will solve the productivity gap.
January 19, 2005

Accenture Wins United States Mint E-Business Contract

Accenture has been awarded a contract to help the United States Mint operate and improve the business systems and processes that support its retail sales and marketing activities.
January 18, 2005

Systembolaget Chooses Accenture to Develop Intranet, Manage Web Applications

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) today announced an agreement to help Systembolaget develop a new Intranet solution for delivery in April 2005. At the same time, Systembolaget will outsource the administration and further development of its Web applications to Accenture under a two-year contract.
December 20, 2004

Accenture Awarded Contract to Handle Publishing, Printing and Distribution for ETS

Educational Testing Service (ETS), the world’s largest private educational measurement organization, has selected Accenture to handle its end-to-end supply chain including the publishing, printing and distribution of tests and test-related materials in a five-year, $142 million contract.
October 28, 2004

Blockbuster Taps Accenture to Support New Online Subscription Service

Blockbuster Inc. has engaged Accenture to build and deploy Blockbuster’s new online subscription service, which was introduced earlier this week, the companies announced today. The new service, BLOCKBUSTER Online™, allows consumers to rent movies online and return them at their convenience with self-addressed return envelopes.
August 12, 2004

Majority of U.S. Employees Dissatisfied with Corporate Procurement Policies, Accenture Survey Finds

More than half of U.S. employees are dissatisfied with their companies’ procurement policies, according to the results of a survey released today by Accenture.
August 04, 2004

Best Buy Expands Relationship With Accenture

Best Buy Co., Inc. has entered into an agreement for a seven-year strategic relationship with Accenture for consulting and outsourcing services. The agreement, designed to support Best Buy’s transformation to a more efficient, customer-centric business model, takes effect on July 16, 2004.
July 15, 2004

Accenture and Retek Help Polish Retailer LPP Deploy New Technology Systems to Support Its European Expansion

Accenture and Retek have implemented Retek merchandising, forecasting and planning systems at LPP, a rapidly growing fashion retailer with 90 branded stores in Poland. The new systems provide the infrastructure required to support LPP’s ambitious expansion strategy across Eastern and Western Europe.
July 06, 2004

Half of Manufacturing Executives Expect High Return on RFID Investment, Finds Accenture Survey

Faced with industry mandates, almost half (47 percent) of North American manufacturing executives anticipate a high return on their radio frequency identification (RFID) investments, according to results of a survey released today by Accenture.
June 07, 2004