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Bath & Body Works Teams Up with Accenture to Revolutionize Customer Experiences Through Digital Innovation

2024/06/13 11:24 am | Reading Time: 2:00

Bath & Body Works has announced a strategic collaboration with Accenture aimed at modernizing and streamlining its digital and technology platforms. This long-term initiative aligns with Bath & Body Works' overarching strategy to enhance its brand presence and harness cutting-edge technologies such as digital, Mar Tech, AI, and generative AI (gen AI) to propel growth.

Gina Boswell, CEO of Bath & Body Works, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership, emphasizing the goal of leveraging technology to deliver unparalleled customer experiences, operational efficiency, and brand elevation. Boswell highlighted the intention to foster personalized interactions with customers through seamless digital experiences.

As part of this initiative, Bath & Body Works will collaborate with Accenture to introduce innovative features like a digital Fragrance Finder powered by gen AI. This initiative is informed by Accenture's Consumer Pulse 2024 research, indicating a growing acceptance among consumers for conversational AI solutions.

Thilina Gunasinghe, Chief Digital and Technology Officer at Bath & Body Works emphasized the company's commitment to integrating fragrance expertise with advanced technology to offer hyper-relevant and immersive experiences to customers.

Julie Sweet, Chair and CEO of Accenture, emphasized the joint effort to elevate Bath & Body Works' retail customer experience through the establishment of a robust digital foundation and the implementation of innovative gen AI solutions.

Accenture's recent report titled "Generative AI for Customer Growth" underscores the potential for significant revenue growth for companies embracing gen AI in customer-centric initiatives, further validating the strategic direction of the partnership between Bath & Body Works and Accenture.

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