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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.

12 Insights From Retail’s Big Show 2014

With our Editor’s full report on NRF 2014 due soon, and his previous “top trends” already published, Peter Bambridge adopts a different tack and picks out 12 of his personal insights from retail’s big show in New York City – a shortlist of things that retailers and solution providers should be aware of.

GSD To Attend ExpoProduccion, Mexico City

GSD will be attending ExpoProduccion, 5th-7th February 2014. GSD and their representative for the Americas, DPInnovations Inc., would be pleased to welcome you to their stand:  #2023. They will be demonstrating their leading solutions Enterprise & QUEST, along with new technology for thread consumption. ExpoProduccion provides an ideal opportunity for sewn product manufacturers to learn why GSD […]

Lectra announces Lectra Fashion PLM V3R3

Bridging creative and product development teams Paris, January 16, 2014 – 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 the release of Lectra Fashion PLM V3R3, which introduces significant improvements for collaboration and transparency. “The world keeps evolving quickly. Economic and social changes are continuing to […]

CGS to showcase Retail Solutions at NRF Expo 2014

New York, NY – January 9, 2014 — CGS, a leading global provider of technology solutions, announced today its participation in the 103rd annual NRF Annual Convention & EXPO at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, NY from January 12th to 15th. Tagged “Retail’s BIG Show,” NRF’s flagship industry event offers unparalleled education, collegial […]

TXT to launch TXTPlanning 6.0 and TXTPLM 4.0 at NRF

New York, January 7th 2014 – TXT MAPLE LAKE, an international leader in integrated and collaborative planning solutions, is launching the new release of TXTPlanning 6.0, its integrated retail planning platform, and TXTPLM 4.0, its product lifecycle management (PLM) solution, at NRF, the big retail show in New York from 12-15 January 2014. The new, […]

Dassault Systèmes to Acquire Realtime Technology AG (RTT)

Marketing in the Age of Experience  VÉLIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France — December 10, 2013 — 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 the signing of an acquisition agreement for an 84% controlling interest in Realtime Technology AG (RTT) (Ticker Symbol: R1T), the leading […]

Italian brand MCS goes for fashionable New Cloud PLM System

MCS, formerly known as Marlboro Classics, has increased the potential distance between them and their competition through their recent implementation of the WFX Cloud based fashion product lifecycle management (PLM). MCS, formerly part of the Valentino Group in Valdagno, Italy, was acquired in 2013 by Emerisque. During this period MCS chose to implement efficiency enhancing […]

SRI Extends Its PLM Capabilities With NGC’s Global Enterprise Suite

MIAMI, FL – Jan. 7, 2014 – NGC® today announced that SRI has selected NGC’s Global Enterprise Suite, extending the capabilities of its current NGC Fashion PLM system by adding NGC’s ERP and Supply Chain Management (SCM) software. SRI is a global apparel company headquartered in Bozeman, MT, with the worldwide license to design, manufacture and distribute Cat® branded apparel. […]

Merry Christmas 2013 from WhichPLM

ollowing another busy and exciting year – both for WhichPLM and for the industry at large – we take a moment to reflect and to share our best wishes for the coming holidays with our readers.  New content will resume in early January, and the launch of WhichPLM Academy will follow soon after, but in […]

Lectra holds its 6th International Education Congress

Lectra links key education partners and Italian fashion companies Paris, December 17, 2013 – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials— recently hosted its sixth annual Education Congress. The Congress brought together over 55 professors, department heads and directors from 34 fashion schools and universities from […]