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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.

Centric Software® to Address Coronavirus, Brexit, Tariffs and Other Disruptions

PLM market leader will reveal how retailers overcome market challenges with technology in an upcoming webinar CAMPBELL, Calif., March 17, 2020  — Centric Software will host a live webinar on March 19 at 2:00 GMT to showcase the revolutionary technologies and best practices that leading retail businesses are using to overcome current market challenges such as […]

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PTC Unlocks Huge Time Savings for Developers & Technical Designers with New Samples Console in FlexPLM® Version 11.2

Tackling one of retail’s biggest hidden challenges, the latest version of PTC FlexPLM introduces the samples console – adding real-time visibility to deadlines, deliverables and samples data, and saving hundreds of hours across design and development PTC is proud to announce the release of FlexPLM version 11.2 which adds exclusive functionality and premieres user experience […]

Aptos Completes Acquisition by Affiliates of Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division

Strategic ownership change paves the way for accelerated investments in product innovation, continued focus on global market expansion LONDON — March 10, 2020 — Aptos, Inc., a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced that affiliates of the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division (“Goldman Sachs MBD”) have completed the acquisition of Aptos from funds […]

Klättermusen Climbs Onboard with Centric SMB

Swedish mountaineering brand chooses Centric Software® to support business growth CAMPBELL, Calif., March 10, 2020 — Leading Swedish alpine mountaineering brand Klättermusen, 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 achieve strategic and […]

Sustainability: Not a Fashion Trend!

In his first guest post for WhichPLM this year, Valentin Karabanov explores the correlation between sustainability and 3D in our industry. Valentin has experience as a professional tailor and made-to-measure master; he has also worked with Browzwear and is the owner of a self-titled studio, using 3D for apparel brands and runway designers. 

Technological Advancements & Fashion’s Fulcrum for Change

In today’s guest post, Embodee examines the apparel and footwear’s industry deepening commitment to sustainability and reducing carbon emissions as climate change intensifies. The company’s writer and editor, Michael Bales, also explores the integral role of technological advancements, especially 3D product design and visualization.

Plus Size Fashion: the Shape of Fit to Come

In her first exclusive for 2020, Emma Hayes, womenswear customer fit expert and Founder of At Last, delves further into the industry’s issue with fit when it comes to plus size womenswear. Emma has worked in retail for over 3 decades, with a specific focus on womenswear and lingerie, and is fascinated by bodyshape diversity.

Introducing The Interline

Introducing The Interline – our brand-new publication, and the new home for fashion technology news and opinion. Our editorial calendar starts with a launch month focused on technology for luxury, and the rest of 2020 will cover key fashion technology topics.

Classic Brands Flies Toward Efficiency with Centric SMB

Classic Brands’ growth prompts a move to Centric Software® for proficiency in product lifecycle management CAMPBELL, Calif., March 3, 2020 – Classic Brands, the designer, manufacturer and distributor of wild bird feeders and birding products, has selected Centric Software®’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution for emerging brands, Centric SMB. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions […]