World Footwear


Young Portuguese entrepreneurs

Sep 9, 2014 / Portugal
Talented Portuguese designers become entrepreneurs as they recognize a market need, as they wish to make true childhood dreams or even as a result of an adolescence joke. Get to know them

To Work For wants to be market leader

Sep 2, 2014 / Portugal
To Work For is a brand from the AMF Group specialised in work boots and security footwear

Portuguese footwear industry creates more than one thousand new jobs

Aug 25, 2014 / Portugal
According to APICCAPS’ Studies Office 420 new jobs have been created in 2013. This year over 600 new jobs will add to that number and the investment is due to continue

2014 GAPI Awards announced

Aug 18, 2014 / Portugal
The winners were known during the last edition of the GDS trade fair in Düsseldorf

Portuguese footwear exports grow 12%

Aug 11, 2014 / Portugal
APICCAPS announced that during the first semester of the year, Portuguese footwear exports reached 885 million euros, revealing a two digits increase from similar period in 2013

Portuguese footwear exports grow 11%

Jul 28, 2014 / Portugal
According to APICCAPS, during the first five months of the year, Portuguese footwear exports reached 711.9 million euros, as a result of a solid growth from similar period last year

Cristiano Ronaldo announces footwear brand 100% Made in Portugal

Jul 17, 2014 / Portugal
The winner of the FIFA Ballon D’Or for the best footballer in 2013 has just announced through social media he is launching a new footwear brand under his name

Portuguese footwear designer Luís Onofre in interview

Jul 9, 2014 / Portugal
One of the most renowned Portuguese designers, with a considerable list of famous customers, Luís Onofre creates luxurious shoes that are currently sold in over 40 countries 

Project Be Nature focus on developing sustainable products and materials

Jul 4, 2014 / Portugal
The project aiming to develop biodegradable leather with minor impact to the environment was a success, with the objectives completely met, and with the resulting materials and products already commercialized in the international markets

Portuguese company reinterprets the cultural inheritance of the country with its leather products

Jun 30, 2014 / Portugal
Ideal & Co, Living Heritage is a brand created in 2012 and 100% Portuguese, aiming to “reinterpret, preserve and share the beauty of what is genuine and Made in Portugal”

Portuguese brands innovate while getting inspired by tradition

Jun 23, 2014 / Portugal
Cultural roots are the inspirational starting point for footwear brands in Portugal. Lazuli, Pelcor, rutz and Green Boots are examples of this recent trend

Portuguese leather goods with booming exports

Jun 16, 2014 / Portugal
During the last 4 months sales abroad increased significantly. Two digits growth was registered across all regions

Kyaia, owner of the Fly London brand, celebrates 30 years and announces 2024 targets

Jun 5, 2014 / Portugal
The largest Portuguese footwear group grew 8% last year and aims to double its turnover in the next 10 years

Portuguese footwear exports with two digits growth

May 30, 2014 / Portugal
According to APICCAPS, during the first quarter of the year Portuguese footwear exports reached 484.4 million euros, increasing 10.8% from similar period last year

Luís Onofre wins award for designer of the year

May 26, 2014 / Portugal
It is the first time that a designer working exclusively on shoes and accessories wins a designer award in Portugal
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