Accenture, a global professional services company, has recently announced the acquisition of REPL Group, a U.K.-based technology consultancy specializing in solutions for supply chain, workforce management, store operations and retail customer experiences. The acquisition allows Accenture to utilize REPL’s expertise to aid clients across retail and adjacent industries optimize their supply chains.
Founded in 2007, REPL is headquartered in Henley-In-Arden, U.K., with additional offices in London, Warwick and Leeds in the U.K. as well as in the U.S., South Africa and Germany. REPL’s team of approximately 440 professionals will join Accenture Technology.
“With COVID-19 permanently disrupting the retail landscape, businesses need technology more than ever to embrace change and deliver products to customers where and when they want them,” said Doug Blyth, a managing director at Accenture Technology in the U.K. and Ireland. “With REPL now part of Accenture, we have significantly grown our capabilities to help clients reimagine their supply chains, people and store technologies to become more efficient and meet new customer needs.”
“Accenture and REPL are greatly aligned with a complementary set of retail and supply chain capabilities. Being part of Accenture will provide fantastic opportunities for our people and our clients as we combine our expertise, people-first approach and passion with Accenture’s end-to-end transformational capabilities and global reach,” said Mike Callender, REPL’s founder and chairman. “We’re thrilled to come together to take technology-led transformation to the next level for our clients.”
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