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10 years of Portuguese Soul

Jul 27, 2020 / Portugal
In 2020 Portuguese Soul magazine celebrates one decade of spreading Portuguese creativity. This new edition is especially dedicated to people and brands that value the country abroad

Open Your Mind campaign: initiatives in Portugal

Jul 22, 2020 / Portugal
Promoted by the European Commission, through the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and DG GROW (Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs), the campaign is presenting itself to young people

Luís Onofre re-elected APICCAPS President

Jul 21, 2020 / Portugal
Luís Onofre was re-elected President of APICCAPS (Portuguese Footwear, Components, Leather Goods Manufacturers’ Association), for a new three-year term

The Feeting Room opens new store

Jul 13, 2020 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based project has opened its third store in Foz do Porto, in the north of the country. Dedicated to the promotion and commercialization of national and independent brands, The Feeting Room is focused on Portuguese Footwear brands

New Generation: Meet Flávio Ferreira

Jul 7, 2020 / Portugal
Flávio Ferreira has a background in Mechanical Engineering and works at Bolflex since 2015, but this being the family business he has been close to the growth and development of the company since a young age

Do you know what Eco-design is?

Jun 24, 2020 / Portugal
The Eco-design Guide for the Footwear Industry developed under the Life GreenShoes4All project intends to be a short guide to support companies that want to incorporate eco-design in the development of lower environmental impact footwear

New Generation: meet Beatriz Vasconcelos from Névoa

Jun 22, 2020 / Portugal
In December 2018, Beatriz won the competition at ModaPortugal, in the footwear category. Névoa is the new brand of this young designer, which made her debut in the last edition of Micam in February

Is your company producing green goods in an eco-friendly way?

Jun 18, 2020 / Portugal
Today you have the opportunity to fill a questionnaire which will help you answering that question. The answers to the questionnaire will feed the implementation of European Union LIFE project GREEN SHOES 4 ALL

Overcube offers surgical gowns to the National Health Service

Jun 16, 2020 / Portugal
The first solidarity initiative by the Portuguese-based company raised 2 374 euros, which allowed the purchase of 970 gowns that will help protect health professionals who are on the front line fighting the Coronavirus

Portuguese Footwear Cluster: meet the components industry

Jun 9, 2020 / Portugal
They live ahead of their time, anticipating market trends, studying market behaviours, and searching to learn the consumers’ latest interests. This is the rhythm of the entrepreneurs within the components and tannery industries in Portugal

It’s impossible to do good external promotion without going to trade shows

Jun 1, 2020 / Portugal
Orlando Soares from Portuguese-based Malas Peixoto Soares, a leather goods company with 70% of the production destined to exports, talks about the role played by external promotion in the growth of the company

Overcube triples turnover in 2019

May 22, 2020 / Portugal
The online platform, part of the Kyaia group, was launched in 2018. Two years later, the Kyaia group's online sales platform already has 40 000 customers and turnover almost tripled in 2019, reaching 3.250 million

New Generation: meet Pedro and Daniel from Wayz

May 19, 2020 / Portugal
Pedro has studied Business Management and Daniel Product Design. They met at a Footwear Design course and quickly realized they’re equally passionate about sneakers and have created Wayz

Wock's solidarity initiative

May 8, 2020 / Portugal
Under the motto We are for you (Somos por ti in Portuguese), professional footwear company Wock has joined the efforts to fight the Covid-19 impacts and will donate 3000 pairs of shoes to healthcare professionals

Overcube offers medical gowns

Apr 29, 2020 / Portugal
“Together We Are the Solution” is the name of the initiative that marks the first solidarity project of OvercubeCollectiva, the social responsibility area of digital platform Overcube
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