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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.

Hi-Tech Apparel selects FastReactPlan to support faster, more accurate production planning and improve delivery performance

As the industry emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic, Thailand’s leading garment manufacturer, Hi-Tech Apparel ensures business stability and boosts profitability by digitizing its production planning and control processes with FastReactPlan from Coats Digital. Coats Digital’s market-leading solution, FastReactPlan will support Hi-Tech with effective master planning across multiple factories, as well as detailed and accurate scheduling of manufacturing lines, providing a firm foundation for a faster, more efficient and agile production […]

Sustainability in Fashion: Victim of Convenience?

Following his recent article, Prasham Kamdar, Managing Partner of Ptex Solutions, asks whether we can really expect true sustainability and transparency from retailers and brands soon, or if we are simply talking about more greenwashing? Choosing the best possible materials, trims and components is just the tip of the iceberg.

FurHaven Chooses Centric PLM™ as a Companion to their Product Development Process

Pet products company trains themselves to work more efficiently with PLM CAMPBELL, Calif., July 13, 2021 – FurHaven, the pet products company, has selected Centric Software®’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution for emerging enterprises, Centric SMB. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and sell products such as apparel, […]

How AI is Changing Online Shopping

Dakota Murphey shares her latest exclusive with us, and explores how artificial intelligence is changing eCommerce. Dakota has more than a decade of experience in business growth, working independently as a business consultant for a number of years.

Duke Clothing Company signs with Option Systems

Duke Clothing Company selects Option Systems PLM Software Solution to accelerate speed-to-market capabilities Leicester, England, May 2021 – Option Systems, the leading provider of world-class “end 2 end” software solutions for the fashion, footwear, accessories and fast-moving consumer goods industries are thrilled to announce that Duke Clothing Co., a division of Bassi Fashions Ltd, a […]

Instagram, Algorithmics and Anti-Fast Fashion Action

In her third piece for WhichPLM, Annabel Lindsay, Creative Lead & Circular Fashion Specialist for Mindless Mag, writes about digitizing fashion activism, social media taking accountability for promoting fast fashion, and the industry banding together to realise a fairer fashion future.

ebebek Executes 100% Remote PLM Implementation with Centric PLM™

Turkish baby retailer experiences 50% increase in productivity and 50% decrease in errors after partnering with Centric Software® CAMPBELL, Calif., July 6, 2021 — Leading baby retailer in Turkey, ebebek, has successfully implemented Centric’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution ahead of schedule and is realizing significant ROI. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions […]

Industrias Manufactureras MyR selects GSDCostV5 to standardise and optimise sustainable manufacturing method and cost

Mexico-based garment manufacturer to utilise GSDCostV5 from Coats Digital, harnessing internationally recognised method-time benchmarks to drive costing optimisation, manufacturing excellence and business profitability. The Digitization Journey A long-time Coats Digital customer, Industrias MyR already utilises FastReactPlan, Coats Digital’s production planning solution, and is continuing its digitisation journey with Coats Digital by adopting the market leading […]

CRC Sports Boosts Merchandising Fitness with Aptos Planning Solutions

Thailand’s leading sports retailer goes live with Aptos technology to optimise stock levels across channels, increase responsiveness to consumer demand London, U.K — June 29, 2021 — Aptos, a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced that CRC Sports, under Central Retail, has deployed Aptos technology to support the full spectrum of its merchandise planning processes. The technology adoption enables CRC Sports to achieve greater precision and […]

New partnership between trade show companies Messe Frankfurt and Messe Friedrichshafen focuses on innovative mobility

Friedrichshafen and Frankfurt am Main, Germany – The Messe Frankfurt and Messe Friedrichshafen trade show companies are planning a new joint venture to strengthen their collective market position and further develop their leading trade shows in the fields of general aviation and urban mobility, the latter with bicycles as its driving force. The aim of […]