Accenture (NYSE: ACN) acquired Businet System, a firm developing and operating Salesforce Commerce Cloud-based ecommerce sites in Japan, with a proprietary order management system (OMS) for the apparel and retail industries.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
With the acquisition, Accenture’s human and technological capabilities will be combined with Businet System’s industry ecommerce capabilities to allow clients to navigate the complexities of digital commerce and deliver better experiences for their customers. The firm’s 40 employees will join Accenture Interactive in Japan.
Founded in 1999 and led by CEO Akio Nakada, Businet System has developed and operated ecommerce sites for more than 60 companies mainly within the domestic apparel and retail industries. Its proprietary OMS works with Salesforce Commerce Cloud and has been implemented at clients across industries.