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Soprefa: from footwear to swimming pools

Apr 5, 2021 / Portugal
Specialist in the production of leather uppers for the footwear industry, the Felgueiras-based company is also active in other sectors, including swimming pool construction and maintenance

ASPORTUGUESAS: trying out shoes without leaving home

Mar 22, 2021 / Portugal
Buying shoes online is not news. However, trying them out virtually, using just the phone, looks like something out of a sci-fi movie. And is now possible by the hands of a Portuguese-based brand ASPORTUGUESAS

TOWORKFOR wins e-commerce awards

Mar 18, 2021 / Portugal
The online store TOWORKFOR was considered E-Commerce of the Year in Clothing and Footwear and won two more prizes in the 1st edition of the Portugal E-Commerce Awards

Carlos Santos: In his own name

Mar 12, 2021 / Portugal
He began working in the footwear industry, in Portugal, very early. Carlos Santos started his professional career at Zarco, a family company dedicated to making shoes headquartered in São João da Madeira. Meet the man behind one of the most renowned men's footwear brands

Aloft focus on sustainable soles for technical footwear

Mar 4, 2021 / Portugal
Portuguese-based company Aloft, specialised in the production of soles for technical footwear, is launching the first products using production waste. This results from research carried out within the FAMEST RTD project

New Generation: meet Gonçalo Valente

Feb 8, 2021 / Portugal
With a degree in Marketing Management, Gonçalo Valente belongs to the fourth generation of the family business Anonimanya, a Portuguese-based footwear factory

New Generation: meet Ângela Monteiro

Jan 20, 2021 / Portugal
Ângela Monteiro started her academic path in Architecture, but it was in Graphic Design that she felt more at home. Before launching auprès, she also did a post-graduation in Footwear Design, in Barcelona. Today we meet her and her brand auprès

Can the industry be an art form?

Jan 19, 2021 / Portugal
After a year of pandemic and isolation, it is time to stretch the legs, run, dance and leap into the air to gain perspective, as a new era is upon us. That is how APICCAPS has presented its new Portuguese Shoes campaign

DiVERGE shoes in new Clooney movie

Jan 12, 2021 / Portugal
In the new film starred by George Clooney another character is shining: the Portuguese brand DiVERGE and its shoes

Portuguese Shoes: Keep on Dreaming

Jan 5, 2021 / Portugal
The Portuguese Footwear Association has launched a new promotional video presenting the competitive arguments of the Portuguese footwear industry. Check it out here

Guide to Survive the Pandemic ... with Portuguese Shoes

Dec 17, 2020 / Portugal
APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association, has launched the publication Guide to Survive the Pandemic ... with Portuguese Shoes. Check it all here

Jovan receives double certification

Dec 15, 2020 / Portugal
Portuguese company Jovan has just been double certified by the SGQA - Quality and Environment Management system (ISO 9001 and ISO 14001). Quality and the environment are top priority in this company dedicated to manufacturing footwear for adults and children

New Generation: Meet The Boot Institute

Dec 8, 2020 / Portugal
Two friends, one day at the beach. That is how the project The Boot Institute was born. Sandra has a background in Marketing and Dina has 12 years of experience in the footwear sector

By the Book: more than a backpack, a concept

Nov 27, 2020 / Portugal
An idea materialized in a piece and one clear goal: to make a difference by giving meaning to an object. And in this way, By the Book was born, a new brand of accessories that promises to make a difference in the market

Zouri produces shoes with apple waste

Nov 18, 2020 / Portugal
The brand of sneakers known for using plastic trash collected from the ocean in its productive process is now using apple waste in its products
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