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Accenture Announces Intention To Acquire Cirruseo, A Leader In Google Cloud Solutions In France
Monday, 8 Apr 2019 

April 8 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE ANNOUNCES INTENTION TO ACQUIRE CIRRUSEO, A LEADER IN GOOGLE CLOUD SOLUTIONS IN FRANCE.ACCENTURE PLC - FINANCIAL TERMS OF TRANSACTION ARE NOT BEING DISCLOSED..ACCENTURE PLC - ENTERED INTO EXCLUSIVE NEGOTIATIONS TO ACQUIRE CIRRUSEO, A LEADING PURE-PLAY GOOGLE CLOUD SERVICES PROVIDER IN FRANCE.  Full Article

Accenture says To Acquire Creative Agency Droga5
Wednesday, 3 Apr 2019 

April 3 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE INTERACTIVE ACCELERATES ITS MISSION TO REINVENT AGENCY MODEL BY AGREEING TO ACQUIRE CREATIVE AGENCY, DROGA5.ACCENTURE PLC - FINANCIAL TERMS OF AGREEMENT HAVE NOT BEEN DISCLOSED..ACCENTURE PLC - DROGA WILL REMAIN IN HIS ROLE AS CREATIVE CHAIRMAN OF DROGA5.ACCENTURE PLC - SARAH THOMPSON WILL CONTINUE AS GLOBAL CEO OF DROGA5; BILL SCOTT WILL REMAIN AS UK CEO.  Full Article

Caspar Schlickum To Lead Accenture's Asia Pacific Region
Monday, 4 Mar 2019 

March 4 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::CASPAR SCHLICKUM TO LEAD ASIA PACIFIC REGION.PETER KOLSTER HANSEN TO LEAD NEXT-GENERATION CONTENT SERVICES.  Full Article

Accenture, Qualcomm And Kellogg Company Create And Pilot Virtual Reality Merchandising Solution To Transform Brand And Retail Strategy
Thursday, 14 Feb 2019 

Feb 14 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE, QUALCOMM AND KELLOGG COMPANY CREATE AND PILOT VIRTUAL REALITY MERCHANDISING SOLUTION TO TRANSFORM BRAND AND RETAIL STRATEGY.KELLOGG CO - ACCENTURE, QUALCOMM TECHNOLOGIES, CO COLLABORATED TO DEVELOP SOLUTION THAT EMBEDS EYE TRACKING TECHNOLOGY A MOBILE VR HEADSET.  Full Article

Accenture, Microsoft Announce Launch Of Accenture Microsoft Business Group
Monday, 4 Feb 2019 

Feb 4 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE PLC - CO, MICROSOFT, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THEIR JOINT VENTURE AVANADE, ANNOUNCED LAUNCH OF ACCENTURE MICROSOFT BUSINESS GROUP.ACCENTURE PLC - ACCENTURE MICROSOFT BUSINESS GROUP WILL BE LED BY EMMA MCGUIGAN, SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR AT CO.ACCENTURE PLC - ADAM WARBY WILL CONTINUE TO SERVE AS CEO OF AVANADE.  Full Article

Accenture Federal Services Wins Contract To Modernize U.S. Air Force's Personnel System
Thursday, 24 Jan 2019 

Jan 24 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE FEDERAL SERVICES WINS CONTRACT TO MODERNIZE U.S. AIR FORCE’S PERSONNEL SYSTEM.ACCENTURE PLC - AIR FORCE INTEGRATED PERSONNEL AND PAY SYSTEM TASK ORDER HAS ESTIMATED VALUE OF $49.4 MILLION OVER 3-YEAR BASE PERFORMANCE PERIOD.  Full Article

Accenture To Acquire Orbium
Wednesday, 9 Jan 2019 

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE TO ACQUIRE ORBIUM, A BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANCY TO THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY.ACCENTURE PLC - TERMS OF TRANSACTION WERE NOT DISCLOSED..ACCENTURE - AGREED TO ACQUIRE ORBIUM, A MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY, TECHNOLOGY SERVICES PROVIDER TO FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY, HEADQUARTERED IN SWITZERLAND.  Full Article

Accenture Q1 Earnings Per Share $1.96
Thursday, 20 Dec 2018 

Dec 20 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE REPORTS STRONG FIRST-QUARTER FISCAL 2019 RESULTS.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.96.Q1 REVENUE $10.6 BILLION VERSUS REFINITIV IBES ESTIMATE OF $10.52 BILLION.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $1.86 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.SEES FY 2019 EARNINGS PER SHARE $7.01 TO $7.25 INCLUDING ITEMS.UPDATES BUSINESS OUTLOOK FOR FISCAL 2019.NARROWING ITS RANGE FOR FULL-YEAR REVENUE GROWTH TO 6-8% IN LOCAL CURRENCY.EFFECTIVE SEPT. 1, 2018, ACCENTURE ADOPTED NEW ACCOUNTING STANDARDS THAT AFFECT ACCOUNTING FOR REVENUE AND PENSION COSTS..GROSS MARGIN FOR QUARTER WAS 31.1 PERCENT, COMPARED WITH 31.0 PERCENT FOR Q1 LAST YEAR.EXPECTS REVENUES FOR Q2 OF FISCAL 2019 TO BE IN RANGE OF $10.10 BILLION TO $10.40 BILLION.CHANGES HAVE AN IMMATERIAL IMPACT ON REVENUES AND OPERATING MARGIN.CONSULTING REVENUES FOR QUARTER WERE $5.97 BILLION, AN INCREASE OF 8 PERCENT IN U.S. DOLLARS.REVENUES OUTLOOK FOR Q2 OF FISCAL 2019 REFLECTING ASSUMPTION OF NEGATIVE 4 PERCENT FOREIGN-EXCHANGE IMPACT VERSUS Q2 OF FISCAL 2018.QTRLY OUTSOURCING REVENUES WERE $4.64 BILLION, AN INCREASE OF 7 PERCENT IN U.S. DOLLARS.FOR FISCAL 2019, COMPANY CONTINUES TO EXPECT OPERATING CASH FLOW TO BE IN RANGE OF $5.75 BILLION TO $6.15 BILLION.QTRLY NEW BOOKINGS ARE $10.2 BILLION, WITH CONSULTING BOOKINGS OF $5.9 BILLION AND OUTSOURCING BOOKINGS OF $4.3 BILLION.Q2 REVENUE VIEW $10.32 BILLION -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.FY2019 REVENUE VIEW $42.92 BILLION -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.  Full Article

Accenture To Acquire Adaptly
Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018 

Dec 12 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE TO ACQUIRE ADAPTLY TO BOLSTER ACCENTURE INTERACTIVE PROGRAMMATIC SERVICES OFFERING.TERMS OF TRANSACTION WERE NOT DISCLOSED..UPON COMPLETION OF ACQUISITION, ADAPTLY WILL BECOME PART OF ACCENTURE INTERACTIVE OPERATIONS.  Full Article

Accenture To Form Strategic Alliance With And Acquire Select Professional Services Assets From Zafin
Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018 

Dec 12 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::ACCENTURE TO FORM STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WITH AND ACQUIRE SELECT PROFESSIONAL SERVICES ASSETS FROM FINANCIAL SOFTWARE FIRM ZAFIN.ACCENTURE PLC - TERMS OF TRANSACTION WERE NOT DISCLOSED..ACCENTURE PLC - WILL SERVE AS A PREFERRED INTEGRATOR OF ZAFIN FINANCIAL SOFTWARE PLATFORM.ACCENTURE - IN A RELATED AGREEMENT, SELECT EMPLOYEES FROM ZAFIN'S PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BUSINESS WILL JOIN CO'S GLOBAL FINANCIAL SERVICES PRACTICE.  Full Article

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May 9 It may take three or four months for American shoppers to feel the pinch from President Donald Trump's latest round of tariff increases, but retailers will have little choice but to raise prices on a wide range of goods to cover the rising cost of imports before too long, according to economists and industry consultants.