Articles Tagged ‘Accenture’

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Hybrid work policies could improve employee wellbeing

Reports from LifeWorks and Accenture reveal a need for companies to clarify how and when employees will return to work.

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Nearly half of Canadians have rethought their values

A group of “reimagined” consumers, as dubbed by Accenture, have also re-evaluated the brands they support during the pandemic.

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More people could work from somewhere other than home or the office

Accenture’s latest survey reveals more permanent changes to expect post-pandemic.

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Banks’ digital pivots have eroded consumer trust

In moving to meet digital banking needs, some organizations have failed to maintain a “human touch,” finds Accenture.

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Holiday trends are pointing to a bigger retail revolution

Accenture’s Gregor Barry dives into the firm’s annual survey to see what trends will have an impact into the new year.

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Local shopping habits will be a major post-pandemic force

Research from Accenture also shows budget and mid-range costs preferences will be sticking around as well.

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Canadians’ aversion to bars will outlast the pandemic

Virtual experiences may not offset alcohol brands’ lost bar business, but are more in line with consumer concerns.

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Leaders overestimate how welcoming their firms are to LGBTQ+ employees

While there are signs of progress, Accenture finds many hurdles to inclusion remain.

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Preparing for forever beta

From the Tech newsletter: Constantly updated connected technology could result in new ownership models and consumer relationships with brands.

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Three reasons tech needs a human-centric approach

From the Tech newsletter: A report shows more collaborative models better align with the needs of consumers.

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Accenture launches sales and marketing hub in Niagara

The consultancy’s new “intelligent operations centre” is focused on helping clients de-silo customer-facing departments.

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‘Walking barcodes’ and near-invisible payments: the world in 2020

A Fjord trends report examines the forces shaping the first year of the decade.

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One-third of holiday spending will go to green products

New research shows more consumers are seeking sustainable options, including moving away from quicker delivery.

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What influences Canadian fashion shoppers?

A survey shows what factors impact the purchase journey, both in-store and online.