June 01, 2015 08:30 ET

'47 Selects BlueCherry® Enterprise Suite for More Athletic Operations

CGS's BlueCherry Enterprise Suite Streamlines and Strengthens Business Processes From Concept-to-Consumer

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jun 1, 2015) -  CGS, a global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services, today announced that '47, a privately held sports lifestyle brand, selected its BlueCherry® Enterprise Suite to streamline business processes from concept-to-consumer, improve supply chain visibility and increase productivity.

Faced with fast-changing consumer demand for innovative products and increased product releases, '47 sought a solution to integrate its business functions. '47 selected the BlueCherry Enterprise Suite of solutions including enterprise resource planning, product lifecycle management and collaborative supply chain. The customized platform brings together CGS's broadest collection of fully integrated solutions for apparel and consumer lifestyle product companies, covering the entire concept-to-consumer process. The platform will enable '47 to save time, control costs, increase productivity and gain visibility over its entire in-house and supply chain operations.

"After thoroughly evaluating all tier one solution options available in the marketplace, we saw BlueCherry as the most experienced and trusted name within our industry," said David D'Angelo, owner and CEO, '47. "In our business, it's imperative that we keep pace with fast-changing and growing consumer demands. BlueCherry offers the support we need at each step of the process to efficiently keep up with consumer needs."

"At CGS, we take pride in our ability to offer customizable solution packages that evolve along with our customers, and we are excited to welcome '47 to our community with a fully tailored BlueCherry platform," said Paul Magel, president of the Application Solutions Group at CGS. "BlueCherry is making the entire concept-to-consumer process simpler."

About '47

'47 is a privately held sports lifestyle brand founded in Boston, MA, by twin brothers, Arthur and Henry D'Angelo in 1947. The D'Angelo's were entrepreneurial pioneers who were quick to see the future of sports licensing by selling pennants and other sports memorabilia on the streets around Fenway Park. Through a combination of hard work, sound instincts and incredible passion, the brothers were able to grow their business from a single street cart to a premier sports lifestyle brand that uniquely melds sport and style. Previously known as Twins Enterprises, '47 is currently managed by Arthur's four sons, Bobby, David, Mark, and Steven. '47 is a proud partner of Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the National Hockey League, the National Basketball Association, Major League Soccer, the United States Soccer Federation, and over 900 collegiate programs. '47 employs over 250 corporate and retail associates around the world and is headquartered in Boston and Westwood, MA. For more information, please visit

About CGS

For over 30 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 employs more than 5,200 professionals across North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter at @CGSinc and @BlueCherryCGS and on Facebook.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    LEWIS PR for CGS
    Shannon Felder
    Email Contact