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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.

APP Group Chooses Centric PLM to Protect Productivity

Canadian outerwear group to boost efficiency and visibility across teams with Centric PLM CAMPBELL, Calif., 23 April, 2019 – APP Group, the Canadian outerwear company, has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer goods companies to achieve strategic and […]

Debunking the Myths Around AI in Retail

Sean Brady, President, Americas at Emarsys here shares his second guest post with WhichPLM. Sean explores and debunks some common myths around one of the current buzzwords in fashion: Artificial Intelligence. Emarsys is a provider of marketing software, enabling true one-to-one interactions between marketers and consumers.

Texprocess: the Largest Portfolio of Technologies in its History

In today’s guest post, the organisers behind the renowned Texprocess event give us a sneak peak into what we can expect this year. Michael Jänecke, Director Brand Management Technical Textiles and Textile Processing, Messe Frankfurt shares how, this year, Texprocess will focus on the trend themes of automation, individualisation and sustainability.

Rip Curl Selects NGC Andromeda Platform for Global Collaboration

Surfing Sportswear Company Turns to NGC’s PLM Solution to Improve Service and Productivity  MIAMI—April 17, 2019—New Generation Computing, Inc. (“NGC”), a leading provider of digital supply chain solutions that transform the concept to customer lifecycle for retailers and brand owners, today announced that Rip Curl will replace its legacy PLM system with Andromeda PLM® from NGC. Based in […]

SWAROVSKI Forges Brilliant Future with Centric Software

Global jewelry brand selects Centric PLM to streamline product development and enhance collection planning CAMPBELL, Calif., 16 April2019 – SWAROVSKI, the world-renowned jewelry brand, has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer goods companies to achieve strategic and operational digital […]

2D/3D Production Workflow Integration

In his first guest post for WhichPLM this year, Amnon Shalev, CEO & Founder of Virtuality.Fashion, continues his discussion on 3D – this time, sharing a look at a generic workflow integrating 2D and 3D harmoniously.

Gerber Technology Expands its MCT Digital Cutting System into European Market at FESPA

The most versatile digital multi-tool/laser cutting system.   TOLLAND, CONN., USA, April 16, 2019– As the need for on-demand manufacturing increases across an ever-widening array of substrates, producers in the sign & graphic and packaging industries need a system that offers speed and versatility to meet every request that comes in. In order to remain competitive, […]

Empowering Your ‘Backstage’ Teams: Retail Digital Transformation for What You Sell, Not Just How You Sell

Implementing new in-store and online technologies like virtual changing rooms, digital shopping assistants, and AI applications to analyze customer data are the future of retail.

Gerber Pushes Boundaries of Innovation to Provide Unique Customer Experience with New eCommerce Platform

eSTORE Increases Speed and Process Efficiency TOLLAND, CONN., USA, April 11, 2019 – Agility, speed and efficiency have become keys to success across the broad range of industries Gerber Technology supports. In day-to-day manufacturing operations, having the right parts and consumables at the right time is essential to ensuring uptime, quality and helping to keep operating costs […]

Plus Size Fashion: The New Gold Rush?

In today’s guest post, Emma Hayes, womenswear customer fit expert and Founder of At Last, explores the many issues around today’s ‘plus size’ market, and what we can do to better this.