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Accenture Acquires Ecommerce Platform Operator Businet System

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  • Accenture (NYSE: ACNacquired Businet System, a developer and operator of Salesforce Commerce Cloud-based e-commerce sites in Japan. 
  • The financial terms of the acquisition remain undisclosed.
  • "As COVID-19 continues to drive lifestyle changes in Japan, consumer purchasing behavior is undergoing a major shift. To better understand consumer needs and gain a competitive advantage, retailers need to provide more personalized experiences by digitizing the customer interface across a variety of devices. Through the acquisition of Businet System, Accenture is strengthening its e-commerce services, from strategy to system design, development, and operation, to help our clients grow their businesses," said Accenture Japan Market Unit lead, Atsushi Egawa.
  • Combined with Accenture's broader global ecosystem, including its long-standing strategic relationship with Salesforce, this acquisition will help clients reimagine their e-commerce business around delivering exceptional experiences for their customers.
  • Price action: ACN shares are trading higher by 0.96% at $249.97 on the last check Tuesday.
 

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