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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.

Arvind Lifestyle Brands Limited Chooses Dassault Systèmes’ “My Collection” Industry Solution Experience to Streamline Product Innovation

3DEXPERIENCE Platform Accelerates Time to Market for Pioneering Apparel and Retail Brand Company in India VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France – October 27, 2015 — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced that Arvind Lifestyle Brands Limited, a pioneer in apparel designing and […]

Quest to Implement Centric Software Product Lifecycle Management

–On a “Quest” for international growth, South American retailer turns to PLM– LOS GATOS, Calif., Oct. 27, 2015 – Quest, the multi-brand, Columbia-based urban clothing retailer, will utilize Centric Software, Inc., to provide its product lifecycle management (PLM) solution. Quest designs and develops jeans, tops, backpacks, footwear and accessories for men, women and young men. The company sells […]

Gerber Technology Brings Students’ Design Dreams to Life

Competition Encourages Updated Fashions from The Darnell Collection TOLLAND, Conn., USA, Oct. 26, 2015 – Students at seven colleges in the United States were presented with an interesting challenge – and an opportunity to participate in a runway style show, compliments of Gerber Technology, the world leader in integrated software and automation solutions for the apparel and […]

Fashion PLM: Levelling the playing field

At the close of September, Centric Software – a well-known provider of PLM solutions for the RFA marketplace – announced the launch of Centric Cloud, a new solution designed specifically for small businesses. In the second in a three-part series of blogs, Centric discusses here the advantages of PLM for smaller companies.

Fashion Sourcing in Eastern Europe

In the first instalment of a new four-part series of blogs, Thomas Gronbach, Director of Marketing at Lectra Germany, explores the impact of exchange rates and innovative technologies on the sourcing strategies of today’s fashion retailers and brands.

Images Drive your Business

This week, E-Spec share their tenth exclusive article with WhichPLM. In it, Dan Hudson makes a case for the importance of images. Images, he states, that are involved in every aspect of your business. 

Gerber Technology’s ideation2015 Inspires Fashion Industry’s Next Generation

October Software Conference Features Student Design Competition TOLLAND, Conn., USA, Oct. 5, 2015 – Gerber Technology’s ideation2015 will pay homage to the classic fashion of The Darnell Collection, a famous vintage garment compilation, as it inspires fashion design students through a competition that highlights the key role of technology in design. ideation2015, the premier software […]

arena Selects Centric Software Product Lifecycle Management

Italian performance swimwear brand breathes new life into processes with Centric 8 PLM  LOS GATOS, Calif., Oct. 20, 2015 – arena, creators of competition and leisure swimwear, have selected Centric 8 PLM to power a long-term strategy of continued innovation and international expansion. Founded by the “father of sports sponsorship,” Horst Dassler, arena’s development of […]

Carpisa adopts TXT Retail for collection design, production and sourcing: everywhere, anytime, “end-to-end”

Leader in fashion luggage and accessories integrates the collection lifecycle from sketch to finished product  Milan, October 19th 2015 – TXT Retail today announced that Carpisa, a leading brand in the fashion handbags, luggage and accessories sector, has successfully deployed the TXT PLM solution to integrate and streamline all phases in the collection lifecycle: from the early […]

Koppermann and PackshotCreator seal their partnership and present a unique technological concept for the textile process chain

Boost the preparation of your collections with more creativity, efficiency and productivity! Koppermann has been developing all-in-one software solutions for the fashion industry and retail for more than 20 years. Koppermann is supporting clothing, footwear and accessory brands with efficient and sustainable solutions to optimize their daily workflows: from preparing the collections to showcasing them […]