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Accenture acquires digital strategy firm Javelin Group

18/05/2015 by Sharon Shahzad

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Accenture has acquired Javelin Group, a provider of retail strategy consulting and digital transformation services.

Announced on Monday, the tech firm said the deal will extend the capabilities of Accenture Strategy, a unit which focuses on assisting retailers and brands in transforming through technology and digital systems.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Founded in 1997, London-based Javelin Group specializes in retail strategy and digital transformation consultation. The company offers consultation services within fields including digital market assessment, evaluation, digital performance improvement, omni-channel retail planning, retail analytics, supply chain fulfilment, operations and expansion strategy.

The company employs over 160 people and roughly half of its revenues come from outside the United Kingdom.

"The combination of Javelin Group's skills and Accenture's global reach and industry expertise will enhance Accenture Strategy's ability to serve a fast growing international retail market," Accenture says.

This article has been extracted from http://www.zdnet.com, please click on this link to read the article in full http://www.zdnet.com/article/accenture-acquires-digital-strategy-firm-javelin-group/

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