Accenture Interactive Expands its Design and Innovation Capabilities through New Fjord Studios, Bigger Global Footprint, Growing Design Team

NEW YORK; July 28, 2015 – To meet increased demand, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) continues to expand the capabilities of Fjord, the design and innovation unit within Accenture Interactive. Two years following the acquisition of Fjord, Accenture Interactive, part of Accenture Digital, has integrated and expanded its Design and Innovation capabilities under the Fjord banner and will be investing further in service design that drives business outcomes through the innovative use of digital technologies and elegant design across platforms including smart devices, tablets and PCs.
July 28, 2015

Accenture Acquires Chaotic Moon to Continue Growing its Digital Design and Innovation Capabilities

AUSTIN, TX; July 22, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Chaotic Moon, a creative technology studio that creates and develops user-centered experiences for leading brands, strengthening its full suite of marketing and digital services provided by Accenture Interactive, part of Accenture Digital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
July 22, 2015

Accenture Boosts its Digital Marketing and Commerce Capabilities in Greater China with Acquisition of PacificLink Group in Hong Kong

HONG KONG; July 8, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has increased its strength in the strategically important Asia Pacific region with the acquisition of PacificLink Group (PacificLink), an independent set of full service digital agencies in Hong Kong. PacificLink comprises: PacificLink iMedia Ltd, Pixo Punch Ltd, LemonXL Ltd, AvantBiz Consulting Ltd and DMA Solutions Ltd. The acquisition significantly expands the ability of Accenture Interactive, part of Accenture Digital, to bring its unique blend of digital design, marketing, content and commerce services to clients in the rapidly expanding Greater China market. 
July 08, 2015

Accenture Expands Digital Commerce Capabilities in the Nordics with Acquisition of Brightstep

STOCKHOLM, Sweden; June 23, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Brightstep, a Swedish digital consulting company specializing in digital content and commerce solutions, strengthening its digital marketing and commerce services provided through Accenture Interactive. As a result of the acquisition, Accenture clients will have access to a greater number of professionals trained in leading digital commerce solutions from Intershop, hybris software and Adobe. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
 
June 23, 2015

Ground-Breaking Report From Accenture Interactive Finds Internet of Things Driving New Era of “Living Services”

NEW YORK; June 15, 2015 – Organizations will soon be creating a new wave of transformative digital services driven by the convergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) and shifting consumer expectations, finds a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The report, titled “The Era of Living Services,” predicts a new era of highly sophisticated “living services” that can learn and tailor themselves in real-time to meet the changing needs of consumers, workers, patients and citizens.
 
June 15, 2015

Accenture Launches Accenture Interactive Innovation Center for the Future of Digital Customer Interaction

NEW YORK/SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, France; May 18, 2015 – The digitization of everything is fundamentally changing the way customers engage with brands. In its new Accenture Interactive Innovation Center in Sophia-Antipolis, France, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) demonstrates to clients how new opportunities are emerging as a result of increased digital customer interactions and how they can apply the latest digital technologies to capitalize on these opportunities.
May 18, 2015

Accenture and Moven Join Forces to Transform Digital Banking Solutions

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Moven, the world’s first banking service to provide real-time behavioral feedback to help customers change their spending habits and save more, have signed a services agreement to jointly develop next-generation digital banking solutions. In conjunction with the services agreement, the companies have also entered into an alliance agreement to provide digital banking solutions to banks globally, enabling the banks to launch new digital capabilities faster and more cost-efficiently and deliver innovative digital products and services to their customers.
May 13, 2015

Accenture Named Adobe’s EMEA Digital Marketing Partner of the Year for Third Time in a Row

LONDON; April 28, 2015 – For the third consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as EMEA Digital Marketing Partner of the Year by Adobe, a global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe has also named Accenture its EMEA 2014 Growth Partner.
 
April 28, 2015

Accenture Helps Kia Motors Double Impact of Social Media Marketing at Less Than Half the Cost

SEOUL, Korea; Apr. 27, 2015 – Kia Motors has been working with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to develop and execute a strategy to significantly increase the effectiveness of its social media marketing. The new strategy has raised the engagement of followers and influencers with the Kia brand and optimized Kia's social marketing spend – with results showing more than twice the level of positive interactions with followers at less than half (47 percent) the cost.
 
April 27, 2015

Better Pharma CMO and CIO Collaboration Will Advance the Digital Revolution, Accenture Survey Indicates

NEW YORK; March 16, 2015 – Chief marketing officers (CMOs) and chief information officers (CIOs) in the pharmaceutical industry may be missing the opportunity to optimize the impact of digital technologies due to a lack of alignment on how they should respond, according to a new Accenture industry report, The Rising Opportunity for CMO and CIO Collaboration in the Pharmaceutical Industry, based on a global Accenture survey.
 
March 16, 2015