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Lydia Mageean

Lydia Mageean has been part of the WhichPLM team for eight years now. She has a creative and media background, and is responsible for maintaining and updating our website content, liaising with advertisers, working on special projects like our PLM Project Pack, or our Annual Publications, and more.Joining mid-2013 as our Online Editor, she has since become WhichPLM’s Editor. In addition to taking on writing and interviewing responsibilities, Lydia has also become the primary point of contact for news, events, features and other aspects of our ever-growing online content library and tools.

Prolight + Sound, Heimtextil, Techtextil and Texprocess postponed until 2022; International Consumer Goods Show cancelled

Back in September 2020, a decision was reached by Messe Frankfurt and the industries involved to forgo any physical events at our home base in the first quarter of 2021. Now, following close consultation with customers, it has become necessary to postpone the international physical trade fairs planned for April and May – Prolight + […]

Helly Hansen Boosts Product Innovation with the Power Of 3D

Outdoor trailblazer uses Centric Outdoor PLM and 3D technology to support agile, high-quality product development CAMPBELL, California, January 19, 2021 – Centric Software® is delighted to announce the release of a success story about its customer, Helly Hansen. During the disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic, the renowned Norwegian outdoor performance brand was able to save weeks’ […]

Stoffus Increases Productivity 100% by Implementing Gerber’s End-to-End Digitalized Hardware and Software Solutions

The furniture manufacturer implemented Gerber’s End-to-End Solution to Enable Made-to-Order Production, Improve Quality and Realize Material Savings. V.N.Gaia, Portugal – January 14, 2021 – Stoffus, Lda is a leader in the development and construction of leather and fabric sofas in the Portuguese market. In February 2020, the company opened a brand new facility and digitally transformed their processes with the objective […]

Centric Software® Receives Frost & Sullivan Customer Value Leadership Award

Global research & consulting firm recognizes Centric’s market leading, customer-centered approach and commitment to innovation CAMPBELL, Calif., January 14, 2021 – Based on its analysis of product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions for the fashion, retail and consumer goods industries, Frost & Sullivan presents Centric Software with the 2021 Best Practices Customer Value Leadership Award. Centric Software […]

Gerson & Gerson Partners with DeSL

(San Francisco Bay Area, California, January 14, 2021) Gerson & Gerson partners with Discover e-Solutions (DeSL) to greatly improve accuracy through the implementation of DeSL’s Digital Transformation PLM Essentials package. Founded in 1935, Gerson & Gerson is a family owned fashion brand, specializing in girl’s apparel. With its sights fixed on moving towards the future, […]

Sweaty Betty Goes Live with PTC FlexPLM® To Streamline Processes and Provide A Single Source of Truth Across Merchandising, Design and Buying

Sweaty Betty, a British retailer specializing in women’s activewear has successfully implemented and gone live with PTC FlexPLM, the market-leading Retail Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Founded in 1998 in Notting Hill, London, Sweaty Betty is a leading design-driven activewear brand on a constant mission to create beautiful and technical clothes, empowering women through fitness […]

Island Pacific Announces Partnership with CGS for PIM & PLM

Island Pacific signs partnership with CGS to support best-in-class PIM & PLM capabilities  Santa Ana, CA, and New York, NY – January 12, 2021 – Island Pacific, a division of 3Q Holdings Limited and a leading provider of global software solutions and services to the retail industry, announced it has signed a partnership with CGS, a […]

Aptos Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire LS Retail

Acquisition broadens Aptos’ leadership in retail technology with the ability to deliver unified commerce solutions supporting retailers across all tiers, verticals and geographies ATLANTA & REYKJAVIK, Iceland — Jan. 12, 2021 — Aptos, a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire LS Retail, a world-leading developer […]

MNML Minimizes Risk and Maximizes Efficiency with Centric Software PLM

A direct-to-consumer apparel brand uses PLM to ramp up product development CAMPBELL, Calif., January 12, 2021 – MNML (pronounced ‘minimal’) the streetwear brand, has selected Centric Software®’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution for emerging brands, Centric SMB. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer goods companies to […]

Gerber Technology Joins Forces to Donate 5,000 Gowns to Organizations in Need

Gerber’s PPE Task Force donates domestically made DuPont™ Tyvek® gowns. New York, New York, January 11, 2021 – With the significant rise of COVID-19 cases, Gerber Technology has launched an initiative to help local communities in need of protective gowns. In partnership with their network of manufacturers and charitable associations, RetailersUnited and Fashion For the Frontlines, Gerber is […]