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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.

swatchbook partners with SHIMA SEIKI to create innovative software and workflow solutions

Partnership will allow SHIMA SEIKI’s “SDS-ONE APEX” apparel design system series to utilize material sources directly from swatchbook Irvine, CA, February 11, 2020 – swatchbook, inc., the designers and makers of the cloud-based material lifecycle management platform swatchbook announced today that it has partnered with SHIMA SEIKI, leading provider of textile manufacturing solutions. As a […]

ebebek Bolsters Growth with Centric Retail PLM

Centric Software® expands into Turkey and empowers baby accessories retailer in Istanbul CAMPBELL, Calif., February 6, 2020 – ebebek, the Turkish mother-and-baby retailer, has selected Centric Software®‘s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution, marking Centric Software’s expansion into Turkey. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury, consumer goods and home décor companies […]

Robots vs Runways: a Conversation with Mark Harrop

In late January, Mark Harrop, CEO of WhichPLM, shared thoughts on the future of the fashion industry with Future Fashion Factory members at the University of Leeds. Sarah Parkin, Communications and Digital Engagement Officer for Future Fashion Factory, shares her thoughts on the day.

CGS Completes 2019 with Global Expansion, Adding BlueCherry Customers, New Enhancements and Locations

New York, NY – January 29, 2020 – CGS, a global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services, today announced that it saw significant growth in 2019 with companies selecting and implementing its BlueCherry® Enterprise Suite of cloud-based solutions, along with enhancements to its solutions offering and entering new markets. The BlueCherry suite provides end-to-end supply chain […]

French Connection Upgrades to YuniquePLM® to Facilitate Growth and Data Integration

TOLLAND, CONN., USA, January 21 – The trend around digital transformation in fashion has been at the forefront of the industry for a few years and companies who are transforming are seeing the payoff with data visibility. “Our team needed a cloud-based solution to simplify IT processes and YuniquePLM® will enable data integration with our current infrastructure,” […]

WhichPLM Evaluations: Comparison Tool

WhichPLM is delighted to publish our new PLM comparison tool. Selecting the right PLM partner isn’t easy, but it’s a choice more brands and retailers than ever before are making.

Simplicity Designs for the Future with Centric Fashion PLM

German womenswear company chooses Centric Fashion PLM to drive innovation and boost efficiency CAMPBELL, Calif., January 28, 2019 – Simplicity trade GmbH, the German womenswear company, has selected Centric Software®’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury, consumer goods and home décor companies to […]

Beyond Kondratieff’s Hill

Chris McCann, WhichPLM Expert and Director of Resilient.World, takes a look at what has changed since his piece from 2016. For those unfamiliar with Kondratieff – don’t let the title dissuade you …here, Chris talks about the Green Age, circular economy, business transformation, and the future using less materials, less energy, more communication, and more creativity.

Caveat Emptor; Why Your ‘Voice of the Customer’ May Not Always Be What it Seems

In his first post for 2020, David Courtier-Dutton, CEO of SoundOut, explores the issues often found with online consumer panels in relation to the VoC.

Leading Chinese Menswear Brand Lilanz Confirms Tremendous Efficiency Improvements with Gerber Software

Lilanz seamlessly digitized their supply chain from design to development to production. New York, New York, USA, January 21, 2020 – Lilanz, a leading Chinese menswear brand, has always been a leader in innovation and efficiency, striving to provide products with the best sense of quality, design, and fashion at optimal costs. In order to […]