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CGS Completes 2019 with Global Expansion, Adding BlueCherry Customers, New Enhancements and Locations


New York, NY – January 29, 2020 – CGS, a global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services, today announced that it saw significant growth in 2019 with companies selecting and implementing its BlueCherry® Enterprise Suite of cloud-based solutions, along with enhancements to its solutions offering and entering new markets.

The BlueCherry suite provides end-to-end supply chain management capabilities for apparel, footwear and consumer lifestyle brandsIn just the last year, more than 20 leading brands, including Surf Line, Boohoo, Creative Home Fashions and Levy Group, chose BlueCherry for its proven solutions and industry expertise, adding more than 10,000 new users. Many of the existing customers also added complementary solutions within the BlueCherry portfolio. BlueCherry solutions include Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Shop Floor Control, Merchandise Planning, B2B eCommerce and Warehouse Management.

In May, CGS acquired the Montreal-based fashion software company, Visual Next, bringing the best end-to-end workflow, from sourcing materials to sales, to the customers of both organizations. Also, in October, CGS announced expansion to the U.K. market with a focus on delivering comprehensive technology solutions to the company’s growing list of global brands.

In 2019, the company released over 100 major enhancements and updates to the BlueCherry Enterprise Suite, and since the acquisition of Visual Next, has completed 65 major enhancements. Nearly 80 percent of the enhancements were a result of direct feedback from the user community.

“With our extensive experience, CGS understands the unique needs of fashion, apparel, footwear and consumer lifestyle products brands, and the market trends that affect their businesses,” said Paul Magel, president, Business Applications and Technology Outsourcing division, CGS. “It’s been an exciting year for CGS and our customers – from combining the best of fashion solutions with Visual Next, expanding into the U.K. market to welcoming so many prominent brands to the BlueCherry community.”

The CGS BlueCherry® Enterprise Suite provides clients with comprehensive digital supply chain management solutions, available both in the cloud and on-premises, to drive their fundamental business processes. With a focus on the needs of high-growth organizations operating in consumer lifestyle products, retail and apparel, BlueCherry is a unified platform that provides supply chain visibility with the latest digital technologies. The BlueCherry Suite addresses the needs of the end-to-end supply chain, from planning and product development to manufacturing and sales.

About CGS

For 35 years, CGS has enabled global enterprises, regional companies and government agencies to drive breakthrough performance through business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services. CGS is wholly focused on creating comprehensive solutions that meet clients’ complex, multi-dimensional needs and support clients’ most fundamental business activities. Headquartered in New York City, CGS has offices across North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. For more information, please visit www.cgsinc.com and follow us on Twitter at @CGSinc and @BlueCherryCGS and on LinkedIn.

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