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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

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 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

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

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

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

Why Portugal?

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