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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.

Learning to be Small Again

Here, Elizabeth Shobert, Director of Marketing & Digital Strategy for StyleSage, hits us again with some sage (pun intended) advice. Drawing on her own experience with StyleSage, Elizabeth shares the creative power behind “startup thinking”. Checking in at the three-month mark of 2018, do you feel like you’re in a better or worse place than […]

Auchan Retail Chooses Centric Software

Auchan Retail, the world’s 11th largest food retailer, has chosen Centric’s PLM to harmonize product development processes for its non-food lines (Textiles, Consumer Electronics and Household Goods, School/Toys/Office, Home & Deco and Outdoor Pursuits) CAMPBELL, California, March 13, 2018 – Centric Software is delighted to announce the signature of a new partnership with Auchan Retail. The retail […]

lululemon Upgrades to Latest Version of PTC FlexPLM

Process Improvement, Line Planning Support, and Supply Chain Management Among Benefits to Recent Upgrade FARNBOROUGH, UK. – March 13, 2018 –– PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced that technical athletic apparel company lululemon has upgraded to the latest version of PTC FlexPLM® retail software. The upgrade delivers greater functionality and an improved user experience and enables further process efficiencies. PTC FlexPLM offers […]

Personalization: the King of AI in the World of Ecommerce

In their second guest article for WhichPLM, Sentient Technologies continues their exploration of Artificial Intelligence for fashion – this time, with regards to online personalisation. Sentient has created the world’s largest and most powerful distributed AI platform by combining multiple AI disciplines, allowing them to create fully autonomous products. Picture this: you walk into a […]

BRAX continues to expand its digitization program – with PLM GoLive and Assyst

Kaiserslautern, 09.03.2018 – The Herford fashion company Leineweber GmbH & Co. KG with its brands BRAX, Eurex, Raphaela and BRAX Golf has taken another big step to-wards digitization – since January of 2018, the company has successfully integrated Assyst’s PLM. GoLive to devel-op its products and collections even faster and more effi-ciently in the future. Leineweber […]

Staples Solutions Goes Live with PTC’s Retail Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Solution

Staples Solutions Successfully Deployed PTC’s FlexPLM SaaS-Based Solution to Streamline Processes and Provide Single Source of Truth for Development of Private Label Products NEEDHAM, Mass. – March 8, 2018 –– PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced that Staples Solutions, the leading provider of workplace products, services, and solutions to businesses across Europe, has gone live with PTC’s market-leading retail […]

Visual Next Integrates Visual PLM & ERP to Several Customer B2C Web Stores

Montreal, Canada – March 6, 2018 – Visual Next, the leading provider of End2End apparel business software, is proud to announce a multitude of integrations of its Ecommerce solution to several clients in the fashion, accessories, footwear, and uniform industries. Over the last six months, Visual Next has focused on integrating Visual ECOM to many […]

Ternua Group chooses Lectra Fashion PLM 4.0

Spanish outdoor and sportswear market leader expands international presence thanks to Lectra’s latest product lifecycle management solution Paris, March 6, 2018 – Lectra, the technological partner for companies using fabrics and leather, is pleased to announce that the Ternua Group, a world-renowned Spanish outdoor clothing and sportswear group, has chosen Lectra Fashion PLM 4.0 to increase their […]

Marimekko Renews its Contract with First Insight

Finnish design company uses voice of the customer data to inform design decisions PITTSBURGH – March 6, 2018 – First Insight, Inc, a technology company transforming how retailers make product investment and pricing decisions, today announced that Marimekko (HEL: MMO1V) has extended its partnership agreement. First Insight’s consumer-driven predictive analytics are helping the Finnish design company get […]

Shoes For Crews is Stepping into the Future with Centric PLM

Campbell, Calif., March 6, 2018 – Centric Software is delighted to announce the release of a success story about its customer, Shoes For Crews. Shoes For Crews was founded in 1984, when husband-and-wife team Stanley and Arna Smith were running a home-based business producing nurses’ shoes and uniforms in New York. Shoes For Crews started with […]