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July 18, 2016 08:30 ET

CGS Partners With Alfred Angelo to Implement Microsoft Dynamics AX® Financials to Support Global Business Growth and Improve Visibility

As a Microsoft Gold Partner, CGS Will Support Alfred Angelo's Bridal Business With Out-of-Box Functionality and Support

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2016) - CGS, a global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services, today announced that Alfred Angelo Newco, Inc., America's oldest and foremost bridal company, has begun implementation of Microsoft Dynamics AX® Financials. The implementation will provide Alfred Angelo with the scalability needed for its global business growth, improve financial reporting speed and enhance information visibility across the business.

Alfred Angelo sought a solution that would support complex global sourcing and financial operations and could easily scale for rapid domestic and international growth, all with standard capabilities and no customization. A mandatory requirement was to find a partner that leveraged industry best practices, possessed highly skilled advisors and had an outstanding reputation for delivering high-quality work, on-time and on-budget. Following its thorough evaluation, Alfred Angelo partnered with CGS to implement Microsoft Dynamics AX Financials to benefit from the software solutions capabilities and CGS's industry knowledge, experience and customer community support.

"As our business continues to expand globally, we needed a software solution that could scale and support our growth, as well as a partner that understands the apparel market to offer customized guidance," said Marty Weinberg, CFO, Alfred Angelo Newco, Inc. "With CGS's support, expertise and bridal fashion experience, Microsoft Dynamics AX Financials will enable us to gain visibility and help accurately plan for our growth across markets, while also improving our reporting speed and business processes."

Microsoft Dynamics AX Financials will enable real-time financial performance, enhanced-reporting capabilities with more granular detail and accuracy, and greater business efficiency and order response time, while also improving Alfred Angelo's business processes. The software also provides Alfred Angelo with advanced, modern applications that are scalable to support its expanding business. With CGS as a partner, Alfred Angelo will benefit from deep expertise in a full range of services, including enhancements, standards-based expert development, infrastructure and application managed services as well as all AX upgrades.

"We are thrilled to welcome Alfred Angelo to the CGS community," said Paul Magel, president, Business Applications and Technology Outsourcing Division, CGS. "We are looking forward to a long partnership and to leveraging our experience, adding value to Alfred Angelo as it continues to grow and expand."

About Alfred Angelo Newco, Inc.
Alfred Angelo is the world's leading manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of beautifully designed wedding gowns, bridesmaids and social occasion dresses. Celebrating over 80 years in the bridal industry, Alfred Angelo is committed to providing, high-quality wedding and formal dresses at affordable prices. Designed and branded in four distinct collections, Alfred Angelo brings together an unmatched variety of styles, fabrics and sizes to dress the entire bridal party. In addition to manufacturing dresses distributed in more than 2,500 wholesale stores worldwide, the company also operates Alfred Angelo Bridal Signature Stores located in 24 states throughout the United States. For more information about Alfred Angelo, please visit http://www.alfredangelo.com. Follow Alfred Angelo on: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Tumblr.

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 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 Facebook.

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