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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.

Aptos to Acquire Revionics, Global Leader in AI-Powered Price Optimisation

Acquisition adds price optimisation SaaS solutions to Aptos’ Merchandise Lifecycle Management suite, expands customer base of global Tier 1 retailers LONDON, 5th August 2020 — Aptos, a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Revionics, the leading provider of science-based pricing, promotion and competitive insight for innovative global […]

Weissman Rolls Out NGC’s Digital Supply Chain Platform to Increase Productivity Throughout the Product Development Process

Leading U.S. dancewear and costume designer turns to NGC as foundation for growth and supply chain excellence  MIAMI—Aug. 4, 2020— New Generation Computing, Inc. (NGC), a leading provider of digital supply chain solutions, today announced that Weissman, a premier designer of dancewear and costumes, is implementing NGC’s supply chain management (SCM), PLM, vendor compliance and quality control solutions. Weissman, […]

12 STOREEZ innovates with Centric PLM™

Digital native brand relies on Centric Software to optimize massive business growth CAMPBELL, Calif., August 4, 2020 — Fast-growing Russian women’s and men’s clothing brand 12STOREEZ has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software®provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury, home décor and consumer goods companies to achieve strategic and operational […]

PLM & Fashion’s Future Demand Model

Following on from his article on virtual PLM implementations, Prasham Kamdar, Managing Partner of Ptex Solutions, discusses the future of fashion’s traditional supply-chain model and how PLM solutions can (and will) adapt.

Centric Software® Brings PLM for Fashion Manufacturers, Retailers and Brands to Vietnam

PLM market leader expands rapidly growing presence in Asia with launch of new office CAMPBELL, Calif., July 28, 2020 – Centric Software is opening an office in Vietnam, bringing market-leading Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions to the local community. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury, consumer goods […]

Demand Planning in a Crisis

Continuing her focus on COVID-19 and what it means for our industry, long-serving contributor Elizabeth Shobert shares her tips for demand planning during these times. Elizabeth is Director of Marketing & Digital Strategy at StyleSage.

Solving the Problem of Compatibility in Fashion

In today’s guest post, Embodee examines the current role of digitization in the footwear and apparel industry – paying close attention to 3D technology. The company’s writer and editor, Michael Bales, explores the integral role of interoperability going forward.

Salvatore Ferragamo Embarks on Centric PLM™ Journey

Iconic Italian fashion house partners with Centric Software® to merge innovative technology with traditional craftsmanship CAMPBELL, Calif., July 20, 2020 – Salvatore Ferragamo, the prestigious Italian fashion and luxury goods brand, has gone live with Centric Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). Centric Software® provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer […]

Since COVID-19 Pandemic, 30 Brands and Retailers Embrace Centric PLM™ to Drive Digital Transformation

Fashion, retail and consumer goods companies trust Centric PLM to enable remote collaboration, decrease costs and drive efficiency CAMPBELL, Calif., July 16, 2020 – Since the COVID-19 outbreak, Centric Software®’s market-leading Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions have been selected by 30 brands, retailers and manufacturers to boost efficiency, reduce costs and drive remote collaboration. Centric Software […]

Womenswear Fit: The Giant Leap Forward

Here, Emma Hayes shares with us all her fantastic argument for why the time for changing apparel fit – and radically so – is now. Out of the wreckage of COVID-19, consumers might just be able to see beyond established, out-dated habits into a much more promising and cohesive fit future.