Accenture Study Shows U.S. Consumers Want a Seamless Shopping Experience Across Store, Online and Mobile that Many Retailers are Struggling to Deliver

NEW YORK, April 15, 2013 – Retailers that deliver on their customers’ expectations and provide them with a seamless shopping experience – whether they are shopping in a store, online or through a mobile device – will win their loyalty and gain a competitive advantage that drives sales, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
April 15, 2013

Asian Companies Miss Their International Revenue and Profit Expectations Despite Strong Outbound Investment Growth, According to Accenture

SINGAPORE; Apr 2, 2013 – Less than a third of large Asian companies report meeting their revenue and profit expectations for their international business in the past three years. This contrasts with more than a doubling of annual outbound investment by the region’s companies in the past decade, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The research also revealed that understanding foreign consumers and sourcing the right local talent were among the biggest barriers to success overseas.
April 02, 2013

Skanska Selects Accenture to Implement Oracle Fusion Applications to Improve Business Operations, Reduce Costs

STOCKHOLM; March 27, 2013 Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been awarded a framework agreement to deliver management consulting and technology application services to Skanska Sverige AB, the project development and construction group. Financial terms were not disclosed.

March 27, 2013

Organizations Make Strides in Adoption of Analytics, but Struggle to Capitalize on Investments, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; March 5, 2013 – Organizations are progressing in the adoption of analytics for decision making, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). However, there is still a prevalent disconnect between analytics capabilities organizations have built and how successfully they put them to use for business decision-making.
March 05, 2013

Organizations Make Strides in Adoption of Analytics, but Struggle to Capitalize on Investments, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; March 5, 2013 – Organizations are progressing in the adoption of analytics for decision making, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). However, there is still a prevalent disconnect between analytics capabilities organizations have built and how successfully they put them to use for business decision-making.
March 05, 2013

Businesses that Capitalize on Consumer Behavior Change are Better Positioned to Outperform Economic Growth, Finds Accenture

DAVOS, Switzerland; Jan. 22, 2013 – Global businesses that capitalize on major changes in consumer behavior can generate significant growth over the next few years, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
January 22, 2013

United Bank of India Awards Accenture Two-Year Management Consulting Agreement to Support its Strategic Transformation Program

KOLKATA, India; Dec. 22, 2012 – United Bank of India (UBI), a leading public sector bank from the East, is embarking on a transformation program to enhance its productivity by harnessing technology and operational changes. UBI has signed an agreement with Accenture (NYSE: ACN), which will provide management consulting advisory services to support the bank’s strategic transformation program.
December 22, 2012

Accenture Positioned in the “Leaders” Quadrant of Leading Industry Analyst Firm’s Magic Quadrant for Financial Management Consulting Services

December 18, 2012

Skills Recruitment and Retention Challenges Could Threaten UK Business Growth, Accenture Study Finds

LONDON; Dec 17, 2012 – According to new research published today by Accenture (NYSE:ACN), 86 per cent of senior executives indicate that access to appropriately skilled workers is essential for economic recovery in the UK. However, more than half say it is difficult to recruit candidates with appropriate skills and nearly a third state that retention of high performers is currently a problem. 
December 17, 2012

Euro Debt Crisis Drives Search for Eurozone Acquisitions and Accelerates Investments in Emerging Markets, Accenture Survey Finds

LONDON; November 26, 2012 – Half of eurozone-based companies are actively seeking acquisitions within the eurozone in response to the currency and debt crisis, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The survey of 450 business leaders in countries in and outside the eurozone also reveals that although 44 percent have accelerated their investments in emerging markets as a result of the uncertainty, companies in the currency area continue to invest in their eurozone operations.  
November 26, 2012