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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.

Simparel Rebrands as EXENTA Reflecting its Business Transformation

Leading enterprise software provider Simparel has changed its name to EXENTA. Key drivers for the move include the company’s recent exponential sales growth, product line expansion and advancement and international market penetration. New York, NY – January 9, 2018 – Simparel, the innovator in next-generation fashion software and information technology solutions, has rebranded as EXENTA. […]

First Insight Launches First Solution That Enables Retailers to Forecast Pricing Elasticity

ElastiCast Determines Optimal Prices to Maximize Sales and Increase Margins; Showcased at NRF Big Show, Booth #3053 PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First Insight, a technology company transforming how leading retailers and brands make product investment and pricing decisions, announced today the release of ElastiCast, the world’s first and only solution that enables retailers to forecast price elasticity of […]

Ernsting’s family becomes a member of the Centric family

The German textile retailer, Ernsting’s family, chooses Centric Software PLM CAMPBELL, California, January 4, 2018 – Ernsting’s family, a successful supplier of apparel, home and living ranges, selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer goods companies to achieve […]

Growing Global Brands: Centric PLM powers business transformation at Tristate Holdings

Campbell, Calif., 28 December 2017 – Centric Software is delighted to announce the release of a success story about its customer, Tristate. In 2015 Tristate acquired C.P. Company, an established Italian brand. To better fit with the group’s other brands and to expand beyond its local market, C.P. needed to undergo a rapid business transformation – one […]

Happy Holidays 2017 from WhichPLM

As the door closes on 2017, at WhichPLM we’d like to extend our gratitude to you, our community, for another ground-breaking year. And we’d like to wish you the very best for the coming one. Not only did we celebrate our tenth anniversary this year, but we also torpedoed the targets we set out at […]

Clas Ohlson Selects PTC FlexPLM Retail Solution to Support Its Growth Strategy

Leading Retail PLM Solution to Significantly Improve Global Collaboration and Reduce Lead Time  FARNBOROUGH, UK. – December 19, 2017 –– PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced that Clas Ohlson, a retail company offering a wide range of products and services, will implement PTC’s market-leading FlexPLM® retail solution to manage product development of all product categories and improve collaboration between its offices […]

Frank And Oak Partners with Centric Software

Global omni-channel lifestyle leader chooses Centric Software’s PLM solution to speed time to market CAMPBELL, Calif., December 19, 2017 – Frank And Oak, the omni-channel men’s and women’s apparel brand, has selected Centric Software to provide its Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and […]

A Year In Review: Retail Tech

In her last piece for WhichPLM for this year, Elizabeth Shobert, Director of Marketing & Digital Strategy for StyleSage, shares the company’s recap for 2017, and takes a look into the collaboration necessary for next year.

Download The WhichPLM Report: 6th Edition (The IoT issue)

We are delighted to offer our community the opportunity to download WhichPLM’s ‘6th Edition’ Report free of charge! Available in PDF format or in print, our 2016 publication contains features on PLM and the Internet of Things (including an exclusive interview with IoT inventor, Kevin Ashton), detailed profiles of key players in the PLM and IoT sectors, […]

Tai Apparel Centralizes Data to Reduce Development Time with Gerber’s YuniquePLM® Cloud

TOLLAND, CONN., USA DEC. 15, 2017 – Development time for fashion and apparel companies is becoming extremely condensed with the ever-changing trends happening around the world today. Companies need to stay on top of design changes and be able to collaborate with internal and external teams to reduce errors and bring products to market quicker. “Implementing YuniquePLM […]