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The Alberto Sousa, lda founded in 1986 by Alberto Sousa.

Company overview
Eureka Shoes is a Portuguese footwear brand characterized for being irreverent, urban, inspiring and
fashion. In 2009, arose the storenetwork of Eureka Shoes, by Alberto Sousa, Lda., embodying a way of being

unique in the world of footwear that involves the creation, the production, the point of sale and the service.

In Eureka’s collections, Filipe Sousa aims both the male and female public, who are looking for attitude
and uniqueness. Eureka Concept Collection, Mr. Sousa and Miss Julia are other collections of Eureka
Shoes. Eureka Concept Collection offers exclusive and limited collections, Mr. Sousa is aimed to
sophisticated men, who do not give up comfort and quality, and Miss Julia is for for women, who do not
neglect the details on the everyday life. To celebrate the 25 years of the company, the collection entitled
Eureka 25 Years was launched, a limited edition of the first shoe produced by Eureka, back in 1986. This
male Oxford was adapted in a funny and stylized female way.

Connected to the worlds of art and fashion, all Eureka Shoes collections create partnerships with the main
Portuguese designers, such as the COxLABS, showing what is best done in Portugal. LUIS CARVALHO X
EUREKA and NUNO GAMA X EUREKA are the collections designed in collaboration with these designers.

After launching the Spring-Summer 2013 Style Me Up collection in collaboration with trendsetters and
fashion icons in Portugal (Raquel Prates, Pedro Crispin, Purity Flemming and D-Section Magazine), in 2014,
Eureka has created, along with the jeweller Eugénio Campos, an exclusive collection to celebrate the
5th anniversary of the store etwork: Eugénio Campos For Eureka. For the Spring-Summer 2015 collection,
was created a collection entitled “DESTINO(S), in partnership with Manuel Luís Goucha, one of the most
renowned Portuguese TV hosts.

Since 2009, Eureka Shoes has consolidated its position within the national market with stores in the main
cities and internationally with stores opening in the European market, in Luxembourg, Germany, the
Netherlands and France.

In March 2017, Eureka Shoes was the first footwear brand to be presented at ModaLisboa, with the
proposals for the Fall-Winter 17/18 collection.

The shoemakers , in partnership with world-class machinery, create the pieces, combining each
component with great skill care and perfect precision, in accordance with the sophisticated design.
Each produced piece is inspected by experts, who then pack and ship them.

Company growth
With 24 stores in Portugal and five franchises in Europe (Luxembourg, Germany, the Netherlands and
France), Eureka continues to establish relationships for the entry into the markets of Colombia, Chile and
Panama, among others, while expanding its e-commerce to EU countries.

Company research and development
Eureka Shoes is committed to the development and constant updating of its B2C website. Recently, it has
also created an online platform for B2B, where retailers/wholesalers can buy own brands.

Designing the future
Eureka’s future is based on the opening of a B2C e-commerce to all markets in the world and the
expansion of Eureka Shoes’ own brands for B2B.


Company: Alberto Sousa, Lda
Adress: Rua da Boca - 4815-902 CALDAS DE VIZELA  Apartado 97 PORTUGAL
Brands: Eureka / Filipe Sousa / Eureka Concept Collection /  Mr Sousa /  Miss Julia / Eureka 25 Years
CoxLabs: Marques’Almeida x Eureka | Luis Carvalho x Eureka | Nuno Gama x Eureka | Prudêncio x Eureka
Nº of employees: 250
Pairs of shoes per day: 2 000