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Lydia Hanson

Lydia Hanson has been part of the WhichPLM team for over four 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 the Annual Review, 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.

Conversations: Harry Beard & Adam Flanagan, Future Labs

Just last month, we spoke with Harry Beard & Adam Flanagan, Founding Partners of Future Labs. At just 17 and 18 years old respectively, Adam & Harry are experts in Gen Z and social media, and advise established brands across multiple industries on how to accurately engage this new generation of consumers.

Manolo Blahnik Puts Best Foot Forward with Centric

Iconic footwear brand streamlines production and achieves sweeping digital transformation with Centric Software PLM CAMPBELL, Calif., September 4, 2018 – Manolo Blahnik, the legendary shoe brand, reports a significant boost in productivity and efficiency since implementing Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, […]

Why Retailers Should Embrace The Blockchain

In his first exclusive for WhichPLM, PixelPrivacy.com’s Bill Hess, shares some benefits of blockchain for RFA. Bill’s blog is all about making the world of online security accessible to everyone, and prides himself in writing simple guides that can be understood by anyone!

Realism guarantee in 3D with Vidya – bundled know-how in one booth at the Munich Fabric Start

Munich/Kaiserslautern, 03.09.2018 The fashion industry is undergoing a technological revolution – more and more garments are being digitally designed with 3D software. A realistic representation of color and materials makes it possible to significantly reduce the number of physical samples – and this in turn saves time and reduces costs. At the Munich Fabric Start, […]

Digital Textile Connection: The DMIx © Cloud Showcase

4th – 6th September 2018 @ Munich Fabric Start AW19/20 Cooperating Partners / Exhibitors: ColorDigital X-Rite Pantone Assyst Epson Peter Büdel Created by ColorDigital in partnership with the German Fashion Institute (DMI), the DMIx Cloud is the first fully integrated cloud-based communications platform for designers and suppliers around the world to share virtual product data. […]

ColorDigital & X-Rite Pantone Announce Cooperation

(Cologne, Germany, 2018-08-30) – “For the transition from analogue to digital product development, the industry calls for perfect, digital simulations of physical objects”, states Gerd Müller-Thomkins, CEO at Deutsches Mode-Institut. In order to be able to provide the best service, ColorDigital, the provider of the DMIx® Cloud, along with X-Rite Pantone have decided upon a continuous workflow […]

Cost Versus Costs; is Large Scale Automation a Realistic Option for the Apparel Industry?

Here, FOURSOURCE share their second exclusive piece with WhichPLM, focusing on the potential outcomes of apparel automation. FOURSOURCE is an innovative and unique online platform that creates partnerships between manufacturers and brands, and supports the marketing, promotion, and sales of manufacturers to buyers and brands.

Helsport Saves Time and Improves Accuracy with Centric PLM

Campbell, Calif., August 28, 2018 –Centric Software is delighted to announce the release of a success story about its customer, Helsport. Helsport is a Norwegian family owned and run company, founded in 1951. From the very first sleeping bags developed in 1954, to the world’s first tunnel tent in 1970 and the lightest tents in the […]

First Sewn Products Reshoring Award Launched

Industry Leaders Join Forces to Announce First Award Wake Forest, North Carolina – August 24, 2018 – SEAMS and The Reshoring Initiative have launched the First Annual Sewn Products National Reshoring Award. This exciting award is open to all companies that have successfully reshored the sewing of any product to the U.S., accelerating the Made […]

BeProduct and KASH Apparel complete PLM implementation

8/22/2018 – New York City – Fashion technology house BeProduct announces the successful implementation of its design-focused Product Lifecycle Management (“PLM”) platform across all American branches of KASH Apparel. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, KASH Apparel develops comprehensive, womenswear collections under a flagship womenswear brand, SOCIALITE, as well as other additional in-house labels and private […]