CGS Releases BlueCherry® Omnichannel Merchandise Planning for Softlines Retailers

New York, NY (PRWEB) January 28, 2014

CGS, a leading global provider of technology solutions, continues the expansion of its retail solutions with the release of the BlueCherry® Omnichannel Merchandise Planning (OCMP) solution. This integrated fashion and softlines solution will enable retailers to merge individual store, wholesale, catalog, and e-commerce plans into a single, multichannel plan that will help to increase sales, fulfillment rates, and inventory turns across their entire business. It was unveiled at NRF 2014 – “Retail’s Big Show” in New York City.

Through its advanced category planning capabilities, the BlueCherry OCMP solution will enable companies to plan specific product categories using sales history or point-of-sale data across retail, financial, and delivery calendars.

The solution also includes powerful e-commerce capabilities that allow companies to choose the specific channel planning, inventory control, and brand management tools they require to make better design, purchasing, and inventory decisions.

“To remain competitive in the fashion and soft goods industry companies must continue to have their finger on the pulse of the consumer as they plan their product assortment and merchandise mix,” said Paul Magel, President of the Applications Solutions Group at CGS. “The BlueCherry® Omnichannel Merchandise Planning solution will empower retailers to manage everything from planning and forecasting, to brand management, and inventory control. It’s a channel-specific, scalable solution that will help companies meet consumer demand, increase sales, and reduce cycle times.”

The comprehensive solution will also feature category, assortment, and store-level planning with the benefit of real-time updates and improved demand and supply visibility.

About CGS

For 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 5,100 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 engagement, technical support and corporate learning and training. For more information please visit[1] and follow us on Twitter at[2] as well as Facebook at[3].

About BlueCherry

A fully integrated enterprise solution with the power to manage the entire concept-to-consumer product lifecycle, BlueCherry enables soft goods retailers, brands and manufacturers 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 software suite in the soft goods industry, the BlueCherry enterprise solution leverages the latest Microsoft® .NET and SQL Server® technologies to deliver a superior user experience and the lowest total cost of ownership for CGS clients. Learn more at[4].

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