A Polish start-up, active in the garment and footwear industry, offers men's and women's shoes for distribution. The firm designs and manufactures products such as Derby shoes, Chelsea boots, sneaker leather boots, monk shoes. The shoes are handmade and manufactured in a limited number (unique/rare items) from either Italian or Portuguese leather and textiles from places such as Mongolia, Ghana, Thailand, Italy and Russia.
A family-owned SME established by a Spanish-Mexican couple living in Poland has been operating in the garment and footwear industry since 2017. The firm specialises in the design and production of limited-edition, handmade shoes, and belts. The products are manufactured in Portugal and distributed in the US, Japan, Mexico, Germany, Finland, Denmark, and other EU countries. The firm is working on adding new items to its assortments such as backpacks, socks and other garments. The company is offering the following products for distribution : - Derby shoes, - Chelsea boots, - sneaker leather boots, - monk shoes. They make shoes for both men and women. The company uses leather from Portugal and Italy and textiles from places such as Mongolia, Ghana, Thailand, Italy, Russia for its handmade products. Each model is produced in small quantities (only 20-30 pieces) thus clients get a unique/rare pair of shoes. The firm wants to build international recognition of its brand and products thus it is looking for foreign partners that would help market them. They are particularly interested in the cooperation under the distribution services agreement with fashion boutiques specialised in high-end fashion garments for man and women, designer shops, luxury department stores, online distributors focused on designer accessories and garments. The partner will be responsible for promoting the products on a local market and retailing them to the final customers. The role of the company will be, in turn, designing and producing new collections, arranging deliveries to the distributors, dealing with warranties, branding activities in a global context and social media activities.
Type (e.g. company, R&D institution…), field of industry and Role of Partner Sought:
Type of Partner Sought: companies retailing garments, particularly fashion boutiques specialised in high-end fashion garments for man and women, designer shops, luxury department stores, online distributors focused on designer accessories and garments. Role of Partner Sought: partners will be tasked with promoting the products on their respective local markets and with retailing them to the final customers.
Stage of Development:
Already on the market