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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.

DICK’S Sporting Goods Goes Live with ecVision Suite for Vendor On-Boarding and Compliance

Cloud-Based Product Becomes Heart of Sourcing Compliance Program ISELIN, NJ, October 15, 2013 – Six months after DICK’S Sporting Goods selected ecVision’s best practice solutions for its product and factory compliance management initiatives, the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer realizes how integral ecVision’s tools can be to its continued growth and expansion plans […]

The Emergence of a Hybrid Business Model: The Need for a Design to Cost Approach

In the second in a series of guest blogs, Lectra continues to discuss how the emergence of hybrid business models is changing the landscape of fashion. Here, the company follows up on last week’s instalment to take a closer look at the need for a design to cost approach.

Hampshire Group Chooses Centric Software Product Lifecycle Management

— Sportswear provider opts for comprehensive PLM software — LOS GATOS, Calif., Oct. 9, 2013 – Hampshire Group, Limited (OTC Markets: HAMP), a leading provider of sportswear, has selected Centric Software, Inc., to provide its product lifecycle management (PLM) solution. Hampshire Group specializes in designing and marketing men’s sportswear to department stores, chain stores and mass-market retailers under licensed brands, […]

The Emergence of Hybrid Business Models: Collaboration is Key

In the first in a series of guest blogs, Lectra discusses how the emergence of hybrid business models is changing the fashion business landscape. This instalment emphasises the importance of team alignment and supplier collaboration when it comes to mastering end-to-end product lifecycles.

Venture-Backed Fashion E-com Site Trendyol Implements WFX Cloud PLM

Trendyol is one of the fastest growing fashion e-commerce companies based in Turkey with 6.5 million registered members and funding from US investors Tiger Global and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Founded in 2010, (www.trendyol.com) is one of the most sought after platforms for brands and designer to showcase and sell their products online.  Trendyol offers a […]

Advanced Analytics – Taking Center Stage in Retail

Rajnish Kumar, Global Head – Softlines at end-to-end PLM service and support provider ITC Infotech makes a case for the importance of Advanced Analytics in delivering maximum business value for fashion and retail.

PVH Europe Chooses Centric Software for Product Lifecycle Management

Company selects Centric 8 PLM for Tommy Hilfiger Europe product development (LOS GATOS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2013) PVH Europe has selected Centric Software, Inc., to provide the product lifecycle management (PLM) solution for all Tommy Hilfiger Europe product divisions after an extensive evaluation of PLM solutions. The company will implement the full web-based Centric 8 PLM software suite […]

Visual 2000 Appoints Brenda So to Lead New Toronto Office

Headed by 15-year industry veteran Brenda So, the new Visual 2000 office will provide local presales, implementation, and customer service for both long-time and new clients in the greater Toronto area. (Montreal, QC and Toronto, ON – October 1, 2013) Apparel and softgoods end-to-end software solutions provider Visual 2000 International Inc. (http://www.visual-2000.com) continues to expand its […]

Legendary Whitetails Selects NGC for PLM, Supply Chain Management and Raw Materials Management

(MIAMI, FL – Oct. 1, 2013) NGC Software today announced that Legendary Whitetails, a casual hunting gear and lifestyle apparel marketer, has selected NGC’s PLM, Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Raw Materials Management software. Legendary Whitetails designs, develops and contracts the production of exclusive apparel, gifts and gear to market to hunters and their families. […]

Daniel Harari analyses the future of the textile and fashion industries

Lectra’s CEO spoke at the World Fashion Convention organized in Shanghai by the International Apparel Federation  Paris, October 1st, 2013 – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles, and composite materials—is pleased to announce that Daniel Harari, Lectra CEO, took part in the 29th World Fashion Convention, organized by […]