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Portugal

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

Ambitious launches clothing collection

Apr 27, 2020 / Portugal
Irreverent design, versatile pieces. These are some of the adjectives characterizing Ambitious products. And if before we only talked about footwear, now clothing joins the family

New Generation: meet Ana Neto and Daniela Marques

Apr 20, 2020 / Portugal
Two friends of a lifetime have come together to bring to life a shared dream: create a business. And the brand Maria Maleta was born

Portuguese Shoes: All Together

Apr 7, 2020 / Portugal
Portuguese footwear companies are temporarily replacing the production of footwear with the manufacture of technical equipment. The goal is to donate this technical equipment to healthcare professionals and nursing homes

Portuguese footwear companies move production to masks

Mar 27, 2020 / Portugal
Several footwear companies from the north of Portugal are temporarily replacing the production of footwear with the manufacture of technical equipment

New Generation: meet Catarina Neves

Mar 26, 2020 / Portugal
With a background in architecture, Catarina has always designed pieces for herself. When requests from friends and family started to increase, she decided to create Pallas

Portuguese Footwear Industry promotes Immersive Factory Visits

Mar 17, 2020 / Portugal
Join the "Sexiest industry in Europe” and get involved with different shoe manufacturing techniques. All delivered during a week spent in one of the must visit cities in Europe: Porto

New Generation: meet Leandro Moreira

Mar 6, 2020 / Portugal
Leandro Moreira has been working at the family company for almost 20 years. He represents the second generation working at Calçado Raly, Lda, the company owning the brand Walker Flex

Why Portugal?

Mar 2, 2020 / Portugal
APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association, launched the “Why Portugal?” campaign. Watch the video here

Portuguese Footwear Industry Immersive Summer Programme

Feb 27, 2020 / Portugal
In the summer of 2020, the Portuguese Footwear Industry will host participants from all over the world for an unique learning experience aiming at developing competitive skills in footwear manufacturing

Portuguese Footwear Industry launches Immersive Summer Programme

Feb 18, 2020 / Portugal
APICCAPS and CTCP joined forces to create an immersive experience which will make Portugal the home of a ground-breaking experience in the summer

Did you know shoe soles can be made from tennis balls?

Feb 13, 2020 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based company ISI Soles developed a process and already sells ecological shoe soles made from recycled tennis balls
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