8/18/2016 10:44:28 AM
Dixons Carphone& Accenture extend multi-year contract
Dixons Carphone has extended its partnership with Accenture to further grow its digital platforms.
Accenture will continue to provide maintenance services and app development to the high street retailer, as well as further develop its Internet of Things platform honeyBee.
The business first teamed up with Dixons Carphone in 2014 to manage the systems integration between the newly merged Carphone Warehouse and Dixons Retail.
According to Matt Prebble, MD of Accenture’s Retail practice in the UK and Ireland, the extended multi-year agreement will give Dixons Carphone the advantage in a competitive retail environment.
He said: ‘Retailers must adapt and evolve constantly if they are to grow and succeed in this rapidly changing global marketplace. We look forward to helping Dixons Carphone evolve its businesses as they accelerate towards digital transformation.’
Commenting on the news, David Hennessy, IT Director of Dixons Carphone said: ‘This is testament to our long-established track record of successful collaboration with Accenture and we are delighted to be continuing our relationship. We are the retailer people trust to bring technology to life in a way that works for them and we are confident in Accenture’s ability to support us in the next stage of our development.’