Home Press release Computer Generated Solutions (CGS) Announces Sponsorship of Exclusive Educational Industry Event, ‘The Fashion Business: Past, Present & Future’ in London

Computer Generated Solutions (CGS) Announces Sponsorship of Exclusive Educational Industry Event, ‘The Fashion Business: Past, Present & Future’ in London

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Event to Support CGS’s strategic expansion and high demand across the UK & Europe

(New York, NY – January 22, 2013) Computer Generated Solutions (CGS), a leading global supplier of technology solutions announced today they will be sponsoring “The Fashion Business: Past, Present & Future” – a completely unique and exclusive educational industry event that will explore how the fashion industry is constantly evolving, from traditional methods to present day with its global challenges and expected future developments.

Taking place at the London College of Fashion on 22nd February 2013, this invitation-only event for top fashion brands, retailers and the next generation of industry leaders will feature guest speakers from leading retailers, industry experts and select panel members as they share best practices, exchange ideas and develop strategic relationships.

Key topics to be discussed include how modern developments are influencing design and product development, new methods of sourcing, omni-channel and how it is shaping the way retailers operate, the role of mobile devices and their impact, web based technology and consumer engagement through ecommerce and social media.

CGS has been serving the fashion and apparel industry for nearly 30 years and their signature product, BlueCherry, is an award-winning enterprise apparel software solution designed to meet the needs of the apparel, footwear, and accessories market.

“In these tough and challenging global economic times, this event could not be more timely,” said Paul Magel, President of the Applications Solutions Group for CGS. “Included among our guests will be major UK high street retailers and household names in fashion and footwear. Prominent leaders in the industry will provide key takeaways, fresh insight and revolutionary ideas to help businesses gain a competitive advantage.”

CGS’s award-winning, fashion and retail specific software, BlueCherry, is used by many of the world’s most influential and successful companies.

About BlueCherry

A fully integrated enterprise solution with the power to manage the entire concept-to-consumer product lifecycle, BlueCherry enables soft goods companies to streamline processes, gain visibility, reduce costs, increase productivity, and enhance competitiveness. Comprehensive BlueCherry capabilities include Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Shop Floor Control (SFC), Warehouse Management (WMS), E-Commerce, Salesforce Automation (SFA), Business Intelligence (BI), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and more.

Long considered the most functionally-complete ERP in the soft goods industry, the BlueCherry enterprise solution leverages the latest Microsoft® .NET, SQL Server® and Silverlight® technologies to deliver a superior user experience and the lowest total cost of ownership for CGS clients. Learn more at www.bluecherry.com.

About CGS

For almost 30 years, CGS has enabled global enterprises, regional companies and government agencies to drive breakthrough performance through technology and services. Headquartered in New York City, CGS employs more than 5,000 professionals across North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. With global delivery capabilities, expertise across leading platforms and deep experience in multiple industries, CGS has become the IT partner of choice for thousands of organizations worldwide. CGS delivers a wide array of proprietary and third-party business applications, technology, business services and business process outsourcing solutions, including customer care, technical support and corporate learning and training. For more information please visit www.cgsinc.com and follow us on twitter at www.twitter.com/cgsinc as well as Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ComputerGeneratedSolutions.

Ben Hanson Ben Hanson is one of WhichPLM’s top contributors. Ben has worked for magazines, newspapers, local government agencies, multi-million pound conservation projects, museums and creative publications before his eventual migration to the Retail, Footwear and Apparel industry.Having previously served as WhichPLM’s Editor, Ben knows the WhichPLM style, and has been responsible for many of our on-the-ground reports and interviews over the last few years. With a background in literature, marketing and communications, Ben has more than a decade’s worth of experience, and is now viewed as one of the industry’s best-known writers.

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