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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.

Centric Software Signs First Latin American Customer

STF Group implements PLM software for Studio F, ELA brands LOS GATOS, California, June 12, 2014 – Centric Software, Inc., signed a contract with STF Group S.A., its first product lifecycle management (PLM) software customer in Latin America. STF Group, a corporate leader in the design and manufacturing of women’s clothing, is headquartered, and operates its Studio F and ELA brands, […]

Professional Network for Retail Supply Chain Industry Launched

ecVision Community™ Free Service for Collaborative Community ISELIN, NJ, June 10, 2014 – The information age is characterized by the ability to have greater access to the plethora of information at our finger tips, but it has become increasingly difficult to find credible information from trusted third-party sources in a crowd of scattered and unrelated […]

Footwear Company BBC International to Implement NGC’s Fashion Software

MIAMI, FL—June 10, 2014—NGC Software today announced that BBC International LLC, a leading full-service footwear company, has selected NGC’s fashion software for collaborative workflow management. BBC International designs, develops and sources fashionable children’s footwear for global customers that include many of the best-known brands in the industry. The company is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, with additional […]

Summer Webinars Address Total Risk Management Issues for Retail Supply Chain

ISELIN, NJ, June 3, 2014 – ecVision, the leading supply chain collaboration platform provider for retail, announced today this year’s summer webinar series focusing on industry issues that relate to Supplier Compliance, Product Testing and Quality Inspection. Since risk in the supply chain comes in a variety of forms, it is critical that companies understand at […]

Dan Post Boot Company Implements Product Lifecycle Management from Centric Software

— Footwear company deploys ‘best-of-breed’ PLM software — LOS GATOS, Calif., May 28, 2014 – Dan Post Boot Company has implemented the Centric 8 product lifecycle management (PLM) solution from Centric Software, Inc. Dan Post Boot Company markets and distributes men’s, women’s and children’s footwear. According to Frank Murphy, vice president of sourcing at Dan Post Boot, the […]

ecVision Introduces Latest Release of ecVision Suite® Version 4.0

Enhancements Provide Increased Performance and Scalability for Cloud Deployments ISELIN, NJ, May 28, 2014 – ecVision, the leading supply chain collaboration platform provider for retail, announced today the availability of ecVision Suite® version 4.0 to drive better performance with upgraded system configuration and extended support for modern Web browsers. ecVision Suite®, a set of supply chain […]

TWIN-SET Simona Barbieri has chosen the PDM/PLM solution TEX-DEFINE™

The Italian premium label will be using German software. The extremely successful womenswear company is enjoying an amazing growth rate combined with a remarkable retail expansion; it has now chosen the Koppermann PDM/PLM system to ensure its continued success. TWIN-SET Simona Barbieri will be using TEX-DEFINE™ to develop its collection in future. TEX-DEFINE™ is the […]

Vald’or Apparel to Implement NGC’s PLM, ERP and Shop Floor Control Solutions

Miami, FL—May 21, 2014—NGC® today announced that Vald’or Apparel is implementing NGC’s PLM, ERP and Shop Floor Control systems to bring a new level of efficiency and collaboration to its global operations. Vald’or manufactures private label and branded apparel for leading brands; the company is headquartered in Coconut Creek, Florida, with an office and factory in […]

40 Years On…

Originally a feature in our 2013 Annual Review, WhichPLM is proud to publish this detailed interview with our founder, primary consultant and Managing Director, Mark Harrop, as he celebrates his 40th year in the business – to this very date – and shares with us the transformation the industry has undergone.

Matalan embraces Lectra’s 3D product development

Goals include improving accuracy of fit and speed to market Paris, May 20, 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 that Matalan is implementing Modaris®, Lectra’s product development solution with integrated 3D technology, to enhance their in-house development to […]