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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.

Womenswear Fit: The Giant Leap Forward

Here, Emma Hayes shares with us all her fantastic argument for why the time for changing apparel fit – and radically so – is now. Out of the wreckage of COVID-19, consumers might just be able to see beyond established, out-dated habits into a much more promising and cohesive fit future.

Second Annual CGS Survey Reveals Sustainability Shopping Preferences

As eCommerce rises, U.S. and U.K. consumers prove sustainability practices influence buying decisions New York, NY – July 14, 2020 – CGS, a global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services, today announced the findings from its annual 2020 Retail and Sustainability Survey. CGS surveyed more than 2,000 individuals (ages 18-65+) from the U.S. and […]

Centric Software® Expands Rapidly In South-East Asia

PLM market leader pursues energetic growth strategy in region and signs with top manufacturers CAMPBELL, Calif., July 14, 2020 – Centric Software is experiencing strong growth in South-East Asia, bringing market-leading Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions to brands, retailers and manufacturers in the region. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, […]

Longratex Renews Partnership with Gerber to Enable Dual Workflows – Customization and Mass Production

Meet the challenge of agility through digitalization and achieve tremendous productivity gains. New York, New York, USA, July 13, 2020 – For 32 years, apparel manufacturer, Longratex, has relied on Gerber Technology’s innovative solutions for their baby and children’s brand, Patachou, and women’s brand, Sophia Kah. With Gerber’s unique end-to-end solution, Longratex is able to manufacture over […]

Coats Digital and Phong Phu International collaborate to win a digital-led recovery

Phong Phu International (PPJ), one of the leading textile producers, garment manufacturers and exporters in Vietnam, is optimising spare capacity with the help of FastReactPlan, Coats Digital’s world class fashion production planning and control software application. Harnessing the power of online communication and collaboration platforms to effectively deliver software and training, Coats Digital and PPJ […]

NGC to Help Transform Design Productivity and Reduce Lead Times at Janouras

Uniform manufacturer Janouras will rely on NGC solutions to streamline processes and enable digital transformation of the company’s custom designs MIAMI—July 9, 2020— New Generation Computing, Inc. (NGC), a leading provider of digital supply chain solutions, today announced that Janouras Custom Design Limited, a premier manufacturer of corporate uniforms in Trinidad and Tobago, has selected NGC’s PLM solution to streamline […]

Camper Accelerates Product Development with Centric PLM™

CAMPBELL, Calif., July 7, 2020 – Centric Software® is delighted to announce the release of a success story about its customer, Camper. Camper — a contemporary footwear brand from the island of Mallorca, Spain — was founded in 1975 and its shoes are still designed and developed in Inca, in the rural heart of Mallorca. Now in […]

SHIMA SEIKI Announces New Design Software and Web Services

Leading flat knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan announces the release of its new subscription-based design software, as well as two other web services to enhance its user experience. The new set of products and services is intended to aid in the digital transformation of the fashion industry for supporting business […]

Kariban Changes Gears and Chooses Centric PLM™

TOPTEX Group brand Kariban, which manufactures the Kariban, ProAct, K-Up and Kimood brands, selects Centric PLM for digital transformation and faster time to market. TOULOUSE, France, June 30, 2020 – Kariban, has selected Centric Software®‘s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury, consumer goods […]

Pets At Home Commits to Next Gen Customer Engagement with Aptos ONE and the Cloud

The UK’s leading pet care business embarks on a retail technology modernisation journey with Aptos LONDON – 30TH JUNE 2020 — Aptos, a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced that Pets At Home has selected the Aptos ONE platform to power its retail operations and customer engagement strategies. With the adoption of the microservices-based SaaS platform, Pets At Home is […]