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Portuguese sportswear and fitness clothing company, focused on digital sales, is looking for European representatives/distributors

Country of origin:
Country: 
PORTUGAL
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOPT20180801002
Published
25/09/2018
Last update
26/03/2020
Expiration date
21/09/2020

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Clothing, shoes and accessories (including jewellery)
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Summary

Summary: 
Portuguese company designing and manufacturing sportswear and fitness clothing, focused on digital sales, is now looking for representatives/distributors, under distribution services agreements or commercial agency agreements, to expand their brand to European countries.

Description

Description: 

The company started their activity in 2015.
Located in the South Lisbon region they are dedicated to the design, manufacture and selling of sportswear and fitness clothing, for men and women.
The company have their own brand.
Their designs ensure the clothing delivers high performance and resistance in all sports.
All materials are selected based on environmental performance of manufacturing processes and comfort during training.
Company clothing’s are mainly made in Lycra, with seamless models (no sewing, no seams and no stitches). Products include sports bras, t-shirts, tanks, leggings and shorts, among others.
The Portuguese company has currently a manufacturing agreement with a Brazilian company.

The company has been selling their products online (website) and throughout commercial partnerships with Health Clubs, Gyms and sport clothing retailers.
They are now looking to expand to European markets, through distribution services agreements or commercial agency agreements.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
Following sports fashion trends, the company designs are continuously updated. As a result, they present new products every 2 months. The main technical features of the produced clothes are: - UV protection 50+, - Thermo Regulation using intelligent Emana yarn, - Cotton-Soft Comfort, - Shrink and Fade Resistant, - Fast Drying. The company is working mainly with Brazilian Lycras because of this material’s quality (comfort and resistance). This feature is very relevant for their selling strategy. Because low quantities of each product are manufactured, they manage to offer their clients very exclusive pieces. Since manufacture is optimized, these clothes may still be sold at competitive prices.

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought

Cooperation sought: 
Some of the main technical features of the clothes are: - UV protection 50+, - Thermo Regulation using intelligent Emana yarn - Cotton-Soft Comfort - Shrink and Fade Resistant - Fast Drying

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company is looking for representatives /distributors of sportswear, in mainstream or specialized retailers, to sell its products on international markets. The intended partnership will take form of distribution services agreements or commercial agency agreements.

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,SME <10,SME 51-250