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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.

Lectra appoints Eric Hubert as deputy sales director

The appointment completes Lectra’s organization already in place for its major strategic accounts (Paris, November 21, 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 the appointment of Eric Hubert as deputy sales director, responsible for sales development. Based at the […]

Global Teen Brand Aéropostale Implements YuniquePLM from Gerber Technology’s Yunique Solutions Business Unit

Enterprise-wide user and vendor adoption are keys to realizing PLM value (NEW YORK (Nov. 18, 2013) Aéropostale® Inc., a mall-based specialty retailer of casual apparel for young women and men, has implemented Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM™ software to optimize and increase collaboration between its headquarters and global suppliers. By implementing YuniquePLM, Aéropostale’s designers, sourcing team and […]

Camper Chooses Centric Software Product Lifecycle Management

Footwear brand selects PLM software, cites Centric industry expertise and experience LOS GATOS, Calif., Nov. 12, 2013 – Camper, an innovative Spanish footwear company, has selected Centric Software, Inc. to provide its product lifecycle management (PLM) solution. Designers, collection managers, and staff from costing, materials, technical development, fitting, quality and industrialization will use the Centric 8 PLM software for footwear products. […]

Jude Connally Selects BlueCherry Enterprise Suite to Improve Design to Delivery Process

(New York, NY, November 7, 2013) CGS, a leading global provider of technology solutions and services, announced today that Jude Connally has chosen BlueCherry ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) and PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) to support their wholesale and retail growth, improve information flow, and improve transaction efficiency. The New Jersey-based women’s clothing designer needed a […]

Tart Collections Selects CGS’s BlueCherry Suite to Improve Supply Chain and Support Business Growth

(New York, NY, October 31, 2013) CGS, a leading global provider of technology solutions, announced today that Tart Collections has chosen the BlueCherry Enterprise Suite to increase business and reporting efficiencies and to provide insight into supply chain to better manage overall growth. Tart Collections is a fashion brand that targets the contemporary, sophisticated woman […]

Kenneth Cole Productions Selects Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM to Manage its Footwear and Apparel Lines

User adoption, design centricity and out-of-the-box functionality drive the decision (New York, NY, 10/30/2013) Kenneth Cole Productions Inc., the iconic fashion house known for its footwear, has implemented Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM™ software for its men’s, women’s, and children’s apparel and footwear lines. Gerber’s Yunique Solutions business unit is helping Kenneth Cole manage its broad product portfolio by ensuring […]

Nicole Miller Rolls Out NGC’s Fashion PLM and SCM Software

MIAMI, FL – Oct. 29, 2013 – NGC Software today announced that contemporary fashion designer Nicole Miller has rolled out NGC’s fashion PLM and Global Sourcing/Supply Chain Management (SCM) software. Headquartered in New York City, New York, Nicole Miller is one of the most innovative brands in high-end women’s apparel and accessories. With a longstanding tradition of high-quality […]

HTS Classification App Launched for Footwear Companies

ecVision Teams with Footwear Distributers and Retailers of America to Ease Classification Burden ISELIN, NJ, October 20, 2013 – ecVision®, the leader in supply chain collaboration solutions for retailers and brands, has released ecVision Classify®, an iOS mobile app for FDRA members to electronically submit footwear images and corresponding product attributes in question and answer […]

Oxford Golf Selects WFX Cloud PLM for its Apparel Product Development

October 22nd, 2013 Oxford Golf, a division of Oxford Industries, Inc. (NYSE: OXM), has selected WFX Cloud PLM for product lifecycle management (PLM) software. Oxford Golf will use WFX PLM for apparel product development, and the technology will be the cornerstone of its software systems. Once implemented, the WFX PLM platform will be a critical […]

The Emergence of a Hybrid Business Model: Visual Communication, the Power of 3D

In this series, we have seen the importance of collaboration and a design-to-cost approach.   In this, the third in their series of guest blogs, Lectra continues to discuss how the emergence of hybrid business models is changing the landscape of fashion from. Here, the company focuses on how 3D technology has radically transformed the […]