In addition to the tights with the colours and shapes dictated by fashion, Intecol wants to reach more market segments, always with value-added products. The first step on this path are compression products, a new business area that is leading to new investments and hiring more people.
The brand, which is increasingly betting on the total look – to the clothes it’s been adding footwear and accessories such as handbags and belts – directs 85% of its production to the domestic market, but, nevertheless, it is also conquering destinations beyond Portuguese borders. With a new store opened in Baixa da Banheira, Germany in sight and online growing, SMF has a green light for the future.
Inup has started as a commercial company in 2011 and today its priority is to become a solid industrial unit. Being the third generation dedicated to home textiles, Joaquim Ferreira has decided, without cutting ties with the family’s company, Docofil, to write his own history in this sector.
Born 35 years ago in Oporto, Confecções Manuela & Pereira would move 10 years later to Baião and it stayed there. Although the interior localization, the bet on a quality service – assured by the special attention given to human resources – has allowed it to gain the preference of well-known international brands.
The question: " Is fashion art?" has been motivating the most different and yet peremptory answers. From Portugal to the world, Nazareth Collection eludes the quarrel over the issue, but added arguments in favour of "yes". Márcia Nazareth spends her days gathering photos that she then prints in the clothing collections of the brand, which inherited the family name.
United Kingdom is one of the new expansion targets of Inimigo Clothing that, besides the t-shirts for which it is famous, is evolving to a total look offer. Shoes and jeans are already part of the Portuguese brand’s offer, which has the United States as its main market.
Damel is introducing new products for the military sector. Besides the automatic insufflation project SeaB2, which is being presented to security forces in Portugal and abroad, the Portuguese company is also developing styles with active camouflage, having the modern soldier in mind.
One must not play with health and at Fapomed, that motto is followed to its maximum extent. The company, which has three manufacturing sites, in Portugal and Ukraine, keeps betting in the development of new processes to ensure the safety of its products in hospital environments.
Even before the athleisure trend, Berg Outdoor already grew under the principle of offering consumers clothing that combined functionality, design and versatility. The brand owned by Sonae continues to add fans in Portugal and around the world, with the online opening doors for a possible physical store in the future.