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Lydia Mageean

Lydia Mageean has been part of the WhichPLM team for over six 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.

German Live Commerce Expert HSE Deploys Aptos’ Next-Generation PLM Solution

Cloud-based PLM application provides HSE with modern user experience and innovations for range/collection planning and digital buying  London, U.K — April 20, 2021 — Aptos, a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced that German Live Commerce expert HSE is live on Aptos’ next-generation Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. HSE deployed the latest version of Aptos PLM in the cloud to take […]

SKECHERS China Reinforces Digitalization Strategy with Centric PLM™

Footwear and apparel brand continues successful Centric Software® collaboration with footwear PLM project CAMPBELL, Calif., April 20, 2021 – SKECHERS China has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution for the second time, now expanding Centric PLM to its footwear business. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and […]

Fit-ernet of things (FoT)

In his latest post for WhichPLM, fit expert Mark Charlton explores what he has coined the ‘Fit-ernet of Things’. Mark believes that, in order to really predict fit preferences, a foundation of connected individual data needs to be collected, analysed and used.

Ecommerce Fashion and the Binary Feedback Loop

In her latest piece for WhichPLM, Emma Hayes, womenswear customer fit expert and Founder of At Last, delves further into the industry’s issue with fit, specifically with ecommerce. Emma hopes much more attention will be given to the reasons why apparel is being sent back as unsuitable in the near-future.

Gerber Technology Empowers Cost Reduction as Global Prices Continue to Rise

Gerber has invested heavily in their development, nesting and planning solutions to help companies optimize their internal costs. New York, New York (USA) April 13, 2021 – As material and product prices in the industrial markets continue to rise, Gerber Technology is proud to announce major enhancements to their software offerings that will empower cost reduction […]

PLM’s Digital Journey to Success; Your Project Pack

Since we founded WhichPLM in 2008, our mission has been to educate our industry on RFA (Retail, Footwear, & Apparel) PLM. This includes latest industry news, interviews with influential players, informative & educational editorial, coverage on emerging technologies and trends, vendor updates

Sweden’s largest pharmacy chain Apotek Hjärtat renews agreement for Revionics’ Intelligent Pricing Platform

LONDON, UK — April 13, 2021 — Revionics, an Aptos Company, a provider of retail pricing, promotion, markdown and advanced analytics solutions, has renewed its agreement with Apotek Hjärtat, Sweden’s largest pharmacy chain. The collaboration between the two organisations first began in 2016 and is now being extended. Revionics’ solutions support pricing and promotional strategies that adapt to customers’ […]

PTC and VNTANA Supercharge Retail DX Strategies with New 3D Optimization Capabilities

As more brands and retailers pursue extended Digital Transformation (DX) strategies, significant barriers have emerged: 3D assets created for internal and supply chain collaboration are unsuited to use elsewhere, being stored in incompatible file formats and different, disconnected data sources. The file sizes of these 3D assets are so large that their use in product […]

Malwee Group Selects Centric PLM™ as The Foundation of Their New Digital Architecture

Company updates operational and strategic model to empower its consumer-centric DNA CAMPBELL, California, April 13, 2021 – Malwee Group, one of Brazil’s leading companies in sustainable fashion, has selected Centric Software® and its Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution to enhance product design and manufacturing across its six distinct brands: Malwee, Malwee Kids, Malwee Liberta, Enfim, Carinhoso […]

VIZOO becomes official swatchbook service center

Serving European brands, VIZOO Germany is now also offering full digitization services for swatchbook customers Irvine, CA, and Munich, GER, April 13, 2021 – swatchbook, inc and VIZOO GmbH today announced that it has further extended its partnership by VIZOO Germany becoming an official “swatchbook service center”. VIZOO, the maker of the industry leading fabric […]