What are Portugal’s most attractive points?
Quality: Portuguese people are very qualified.
Reactivity: It is easy to get a production done with short lead times, and to have reorders.
Proximity and Accessibility: Portugal is approximately 2 hours’ flight from Paris or London. It is in the same time zone as the UK, 1h behind France. There are frequent flights run by both established airlines and low-cost carriers. It is also typically cheaper and faster to ship merchandise from Portugal to Continental Europe.
Flexibility: It is possible to produce small quantities.
Creativity: Brands appreciate the fact that when they are stuck with a missing fabric or accessory, the factory always finds an suitable and creative solution.