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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.

Surf 9 Rides the Wave to Efficiency with Centric PLM™

An outdoor licensing company eliminates thousands of spreadsheets CAMPBELL, Calif., October 14, 2021 – Surf 9, an outdoor sports and footwear company selected Centric Software®’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution, Centric SMB for emerging enterprises. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and sell products such as apparel, footwear, sporting […]

Inclusive Sizing & Transparent Costing

In his latest post for WhichPLM, fit expert Mark Charlton explores the issues around men’s “big & tall” apparel offerings, and how behind the ranges are when compared to women’s “plus size” offerings.

Centric Software® Celebrates 500 PLM Projects

Centric is honored that Callaway is their 500th customer! CAMPBELL, Calif., October 12, 2021 – Centric Software, cementing its position as Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) market leader, is celebrating partnerships with 500 customers, over 150 of whom have chosen Centric PLMTM since the pandemic began. This massive, worldwide adoption underscores the market’s confidence in Centric’s innovative digital solutions […]

Woolworths Reduces Admin by 15-20% Thanks to Centric PLM™

Iconic multicategory retailer celebrates ‘beacon’ PLM implementation, boosting collaboration, visibility and costing efficiencies CAMPBELL, Calif., October 7, 2021 – Centric Software is delighted to announce the release of a success story about its customer, Woolworths. Woolworths offers a unique blend of food, fashion, beauty, homeware and financial services. The first Woolworths store opened its doors to […]

FunSunYoung Implements Centric PLM™ to Boost Innovation

Packaging solutions company chooses Centric Software® to drive quality enhancement and brand development CAMPBELL, Calif., October 5, 2021 – FunSunYoung, the packaging company, has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and sell products such as apparel, footwear, sporting goods, furniture, […]

Sustainable Fashion: Where We Are Today

In her latest piece for WhichPLM, Elizabeth Shobert shares her findings on some recent research Stylesage has conducted around sustainability in e-commerce. Elizabeth is a regular writer on WhichPLM, and is VP of Marketing at Stylesage.

Knitwear powerhouse Tunicotex Group selects Coats Digital’s FastReactPlan to transform production planning and target post-pandemic growth

As a critical component of its digitization strategy, Tunicotex Group turned to Coats Digital for a technology solution to design agility into its operations through accurate pre-production planning, optimised material ordering, and seamless collaboration. LONDON, UK – October 5, 2021 – Coats Digital, which leads the market in production, capacity, and material planning through its FastReactPlan […]

Bananain Chooses Centric PLM™ to Drive Category Expansion

Hi-tech underwear brand partners with Centric Software® to diversify product categories while maintaining brand DNA CAMPBELL, Calif., September 28, 2021 – Bananain, the innovative underwear company, has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and sell products such as apparel, footwear, […]

Accenture Helps Vivienne Westwood Develop and Launch Products Faster with New Retail PLM Platform from PTC

LONDON; Sept. 22, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has helped Vivienne Westwood design and deploy a new retail product lifecycle management (PLM) platform from PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) that enables the global fashion company to develop and launch new products more quickly. The platform is based on PTC’s FlexPLM® retail solution and allows Vivienne Westwood to […]

Spruce International Adopts Centric PLM™ to Drive Efficiency

A young, vertically integrated fashion company gets off a great start CAMPBELL, Calif., September 21, 2021 – Spruce International, an up and coming fashion company, has selected Centric Software®’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution, Centric for emerging brands. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and sell products such as apparel, […]