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Lydia Mageean

Lydia Mageean has been part of the WhichPLM team for eight 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 our PLM Project Pack, or our Annual Publications, 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.

Instagram, Algorithmics and Anti-Fast Fashion Action

In her third piece for WhichPLM, Annabel Lindsay, Creative Lead & Circular Fashion Specialist for Mindless Mag, writes about digitizing fashion activism, social media taking accountability for promoting fast fashion, and the industry banding together to realise a fairer fashion future.

ebebek Executes 100% Remote PLM Implementation with Centric PLM™

Turkish baby retailer experiences 50% increase in productivity and 50% decrease in errors after partnering with Centric Software® CAMPBELL, Calif., July 6, 2021 — Leading baby retailer in Turkey, ebebek, has successfully implemented Centric’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution ahead of schedule and is realizing significant ROI. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions […]

Industrias Manufactureras MyR selects GSDCostV5 to standardise and optimise sustainable manufacturing method and cost

Mexico-based garment manufacturer to utilise GSDCostV5 from Coats Digital, harnessing internationally recognised method-time benchmarks to drive costing optimisation, manufacturing excellence and business profitability. The Digitization Journey A long-time Coats Digital customer, Industrias MyR already utilises FastReactPlan, Coats Digital’s production planning solution, and is continuing its digitisation journey with Coats Digital by adopting the market leading […]

CRC Sports Boosts Merchandising Fitness with Aptos Planning Solutions

Thailand’s leading sports retailer goes live with Aptos technology to optimise stock levels across channels, increase responsiveness to consumer demand London, U.K — June 29, 2021 — Aptos, a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced that CRC Sports, under Central Retail, has deployed Aptos technology to support the full spectrum of its merchandise planning processes. The technology adoption enables CRC Sports to achieve greater precision and […]

New partnership between trade show companies Messe Frankfurt and Messe Friedrichshafen focuses on innovative mobility

Friedrichshafen and Frankfurt am Main, Germany – The Messe Frankfurt and Messe Friedrichshafen trade show companies are planning a new joint venture to strengthen their collective market position and further develop their leading trade shows in the fields of general aviation and urban mobility, the latter with bicycles as its driving force. The aim of […]

Century Martial Arts Fights Inefficiency in Product Development with Centric PLM™

Sporting goods company ups their digital transformation and innovation game CAMPBELL, Calif., June 29, 2021 – Century Martial Arts, the martial arts gear company, has selected Centric Software®’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution for emerging brands, Centric SMB. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and sell products such as […]

Contactless Commerce: How Fashion is Embracing Technology

Jacob Lane follows up on his previous piece, with further advice for fashion brands to act more sustainably in 2021. Jacob is a fashion writer from London and is passionate about the developments and innovations around sustainability.

Lectra announces the acquisition of Neteven

The Group enhances its e-commerce offer for fashion companies and reinforces its positioning as an essential Industry 4.0 player. Paris, Thursday June 24, 2021 – Lectra announces the signature of an agreement to acquire the entire capital and voting rights of the French company Neteven. A major global player in the fashion, automotive, and furniture […]

ENVIE de FRAISE has made its choice on C-DESIGN PLM

ENVIE de FRAISE is a leading ready-to-wear brand specially designed for pregnant women, offering thousands of trendy, glamorous, and accessible clothes to bring beauty to life! Products are sold on the Online store www.enviedefraises.fr, enriched every week with new products, and in the 2 ENVIE de FRAISE‘s Parisian Boutiques. Thanks to an innovative approach, an […]

Grupo Flexi Selects Centric PLM™ to Achieve its 5-year Business Plan

One of the largest footwear companies in Latin America bets on technological innovation to accelerate product development. CAMPBELL, Calif., June 22, 2021 – Grupo Flexi, the leading footwear brand in Mexico, has selected Centric Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). Centric Software® provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and sell products such as apparel, […]