Sephora had aging infrastructure. Outsourcing gave it an IT makeover, with newer, better technology at the same cost.
Monthly Archives: November, 2004
American retailers want to comply with the No Sweat Initiative, which guarantees humane work conditions and forbids children under 15 to work. How do you comply if you import goods from around the world and don’t want to visit every factory? Answer: you outsource.
Real estate costs typically are the second biggest overhead expense after payroll. Outsourcing the lease audit function can save money and even save the business.
A new study by the Conference Board and Accenture HR Services discovered four forces came together in 2004 to encourage governments to outsource HR. Here’s what’s happening.
Concluding our five-part series on what causes outsourcing arrangements to fail, we look at the picture from the opposite corner–the keys to success–with advice from 68 buyers and providers that achieved even more value outcomes and higher ROI than they anticipated at the outset.