June 15, 2015 08:30 ET

CGS to Participate in Globally Recognized Product Innovation (PI) Apparel 2015 Event

CGS Customer, Ellery Homestyles, to Discuss Its BlueCherry® PLM Implementation in Event Session

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jun 15, 2015) -  CGS, a leading global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services announces its participation at the Product Innovation (PI) Apparel 2015 event, taking place June 23-24 at the Union League Club in New York, NY. PI Apparel is a globally recognized event that brings together executives, thought leaders and subject-matter experts within the fashion, apparel and consumer products industry.

At the event, CGS will announce the launch of its new BlueCherry® PLM solution, providing customers with the most integrated and comprehensive view of product workflows from concept to consumer. CGS has invested heavily into BlueCherry PLM, designing a best-in-class solution built on an indepth evaluation of retail and consumer market needs and deep expertise in building enterprise software for the apparel industry. The development of the solution also took in to account feedback from 50 early product adopters and leading industry analysts.

The event will also showcase CGS's customer, Ellery Homestyles, one of the first customers to fully implement BlueCherry PLM software, in its session titled "How I Saved 1,000 Product Development Hours and Doubled Efficiency with PLM," held on Tuesday, June 23 at 11:50am ET. The session will dive into how Ellery Homestyles, a leading supplier of branded and private label home fashion products, increased efficiency and process visibility across its in-house and global supply chain.

CGS's BlueCherry® suite of apparel software solutions gives apparel and consumer lifestyle product companies the power to manage the entire concept-to-consumer product lifecycle. The platform enables businesses to streamline operations, gain visibility, reduce costs, increase productivity and better integrate their supply chain on any scale.

"PI Apparel brings together influential global leaders in the fashion, apparel and consumer products community, enabling us to have the unique opportunity to discuss and explore the technology moving our fast-paced industry forward," said Paul Magel, president of the Business Applications and Technology Outsourcing Group at CGS. "At this year's show we are excited to showcase our BlueCherry PLM solution. We are also very proud that Ellery Homestyles will share their BlueCherry PLM success story with the attendees."

About CGS
Working hand-in-hand with clients in the world's most dynamic companies, we reach within and across our business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services capabilities to develop cost effective, quality solutions that strengthen the people at the heart of business and fortify the processes fundamental to success. Founded in 1984 and 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 Facebook at

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