Oleksandra Volkova (Ukraine/Retail) and Luis Moreno (Spain/Retail)

Luis Moreno (HE): “The relationship with Oleksandra (she went by the name Sasha) was one of the key aspects that allowed us to survive this pandemic. It was with her that we created what would become the future of the company with regards to the virtual world: THE ESPADRILLES EXPERIENCE. She was a passionate young entrepreneur, very focused on video content and experiences, and helped us to grow in that field, to the point that today it is 90% of the business. Our video content on Instagram and our famous experiences on Airbnb were all inspired by her input to the company.” Weiterlesen …

Luana Loria (Italy/Cultural projects) and Margarida Branco (Portugal/Distribution and retail) – Corona Story

The bookstore “Ler Por Ai” (Lisbon, Portugal) closed on the 13th of March due to Covid-19 spreading across Europe and Portugal and according to the measure of the Government. I started my Erasmus exchange at the bookstore on the 3rd of February and due to the current situation, the owner Margarida and me talked about the opportunity to work by teleworking, although it would be not possible to perform all the tasks indicated in the work commitments. Therefore, I decided not to go back to my family’s house in Italy since I considered not safe traveling to go back to my country in this period and I chose to collaborate by teleworking with my HE, Margarida Branco, keeping on our exchange in Lisbon. Weiterlesen …