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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.

Detego to present their ‘RFID in a Box’ strategy at RetailEXPO2019

London, UK, 29/04/2019 — Detego, the leader in business intelligence for fashion retailers, are holding a presentation on 1st May at the RetailEXPO on the business case for the ‘RFID in a box’ mode of implementation. Detego’s Executive Chairman, Kim Berknov, will discuss the recent success several major fashion retailers, including Levi’s and Reiss, have […]

Sustainability a major topic at Techtextil and Texprocess

“Sustainability at Techtextil” and “Sustainability at Texprocess” are the two topics by which these leading international trade fairs for technical textiles and non-wovens, and for the processing of textile and flexible materials, will be explicitly turning their focus for the first time onto their exhibitors’ approaches to sustainability. To this will be added a broad […]

RFID in the Beauty Industry: Bricks & Mortar Stores are Ready for a Makeover

In their first exclusive for WhichPLM this year, Detego shares some advantages of implementing RFID in the beauty industry – after such success in fashion. Detego provides innovative retail software solutions to help realise omni-channel and digital strategies for fashion retailers.

Gerber Empowers Personalization, Showing Game-Changing, End-to-End Solutions with a Factory of the Future at Texprocess

Unique integration from design to print to cut to finish on display in two micro-factories. TOLLAND, CONN., USA, April 25, 2019 – From fashion to furniture and transportation interiors to industrial textiles, speed has become the new normal and personalization has become a consumer’s expectation. By definition trends are always changing, but today the pace […]

Capa de Ozono sprints ahead with Centric PLM

CAMPBELL, Calif., 25 April, 2019– Centric Software is delighted to announce the release of a success story about its customer, Capa de Ozono. Capa de Ozono was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in León, Guanajuato, the capital of the Mexican footwear industry. Capa de Ozono designs, manufactures and sells footwear, mainly for the teenage […]

Keeping Up With The Kids: Today’s Teen Market Opportunity

In her second piece for 2019, frequent contributor Elizabeth Shobert shares her advice on tackling Generation Z. Elizabeth is Director of Marketing & Digital Strategy at StyleSage – an intelligence business, founded on the idea and mission that we can all do better, and that technology has the power to enable smarter decision-making.

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 […]