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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.

Sustainable Fashion: Where We Are Today

In her latest piece for WhichPLM, Elizabeth Shobert shares her findings on some recent research Stylesage has conducted around sustainability in e-commerce. Elizabeth is a regular writer on WhichPLM, and is VP of Marketing at Stylesage.

Knitwear powerhouse Tunicotex Group selects Coats Digital’s FastReactPlan to transform production planning and target post-pandemic growth

As a critical component of its digitization strategy, Tunicotex Group turned to Coats Digital for a technology solution to design agility into its operations through accurate pre-production planning, optimised material ordering, and seamless collaboration. LONDON, UK – October 5, 2021 – Coats Digital, which leads the market in production, capacity, and material planning through its FastReactPlan […]

Bananain Chooses Centric PLM™ to Drive Category Expansion

Hi-tech underwear brand partners with Centric Software® to diversify product categories while maintaining brand DNA CAMPBELL, Calif., September 28, 2021 – Bananain, the innovative underwear company, has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and sell products such as apparel, footwear, […]

Accenture Helps Vivienne Westwood Develop and Launch Products Faster with New Retail PLM Platform from PTC

LONDON; Sept. 22, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has helped Vivienne Westwood design and deploy a new retail product lifecycle management (PLM) platform from PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) that enables the global fashion company to develop and launch new products more quickly. The platform is based on PTC’s FlexPLM® retail solution and allows Vivienne Westwood to […]

Spruce International Adopts Centric PLM™ to Drive Efficiency

A young, vertically integrated fashion company gets off a great start CAMPBELL, Calif., September 21, 2021 – Spruce International, an up and coming fashion company, has selected Centric Software®’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution, Centric for emerging brands. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and sell products such as apparel, […]

7 Priorities for Post-Pandemic Success …and How PLM Can Support Them All

The COVID pandemic saw several fundamental shifts in the way fashion and textiles do business. Brands and retailers are responding through supply chain resilience and risk mitigation.

The End of Monolithic PLM?

In his first guest article for WhichPLM, Quoc Pham, Product Lead at VibeIQ, explores the legacy of monolithic PLM solutions and the future of GTM platforms. This piece builds on our own CEO’s thoughts earlier this month.

Optitex Unveils “OPTITEX CREATIVE” – Intuitive, versatile, and pattern-trusted 3D design software

With “OPTITEX CREATIVE,” Optitex provides a unique tool to ignite and power designers’ creativity, supported by true interoperability between design, development and production Tel Aviv, Israel, September 14, 2021 – Optitex®, a global provider of integrated end-to-end 2D & 3D CAD/CAM software solutions for the fashion & apparel, automotive, upholstery and bag industries, today unveiled its […]

UPPAbaby Replaces Their Legacy PLM with Centric

A stroller and car seat company walks into greater efficiency CAMPBELL, Calif., September 14, 2021 – UPPAbaby, a juvenile gear brand, selected Centric Software®’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution, Centric PLM™. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source, and sell products such as apparel, footwear, sporting goods, furniture, home décor, […]

Techtextil North America Exceeds Expectations, Reunites the Industry

Atlanta, GA – September 9 – The 2021 edition of Techtextil North America took place last month, August 23-25 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. After nearly a year and a half of virtual business dealings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the US textile industry gathered together in-person for this highly anticipated reunion. […]