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The Retail Trade Program subsidizes 14 projects from the commercial areas of Barcelona Oberta

sevenapp | 22 November 2018

The Cambra de Comerç de Barcelona, ​​through the Retail Trade Program, has allocated more than 150,000 euros to 14 commercial spaces of Barcelona Oberta, to promote promotion, innovation, dynamization, strategy and digitization projects.

Barcelona, ​​on November 22nd, 2018. – The Retail Trade Program 2018 of the Cambra de Comerç de Barcelona – financed by the Secretary of State for Commerce of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, and the European Regional Development Fund ( ERDF) of the European Union -, aims to contribute to the professionalisation and innovation of the sector. Of a joint work with Barcelona Oberta, 14 commercial axes have access to this line of aid that has allowed them to launch projects of national and international promotion, implementation of new technologies, analysis and big data, digitalization, management tools and dynamization

Thus, for example, the Association of Neighbors and Traders of the Plaça Reial has carried out the campaign “Realize yourself”, to spread through audiovisual capsules the authenticity of their establishments to residents and to international tourism. La Rambla Catalunya and Pelai and Rodalies have launched systems for studying and analyzing the flow of visitors to their commercial axes; Born has advanced in the professionalization of the neighborhood, working on the creation of a IDB / APEU and in the definition of a marketing and communication plan. Via Laietana, for its part, has implemented communication materials aimed at both the local client and the international client; from Diagonal, they have created an APP to loyalty to local consumers and visitors; Gaudí Shopping has launched a Wi-Fi system in its area, and other commercial areas have been able to implement digitization projects, such as the Association of Neighbors and Traders of La Rambla, which has created a portal for commercial offers by its members , or Gaixample, an association that has promoted the promotion of the digital presence of associated commerce, among others.

In total, the Cambra de Comerç de Barcelona through the Trade Program has contributed a direct financing to these 14 axes worth 152,950 euros. The President of Barcelona Oberta, Gabriel Jené, thanked the Cambra de Comerç de Barcelona for their support that in the current context “it is a key to preserving and promoting the local commerce of the city, to promote it and provide it with tools of digitization that help us improve competitiveness “.

More about Barcelona Oberta

Barcelona Oberta is the union of 19 commercial tourism axes that share a vision of the economic and social role of the retail neighborhood, and represent shopping tourism. They are part of Barcelona Oberta:

Associació d’Amics, Veïns i Comerciants de la Rambla i Plaça Catalunya

Associació de Comerciants Fem Raval! 

Associació de Comerciants del Port – Barnaport 

Federació Associacions Barnacentre

Associació Pelai Centre i Rodalies 

Associació Amics de la Rambla

Associació Amics del Passeig de Gràcia

Fundació el Molino (FEM)

Associació comerciants i empresaris Gaixample

Associació de Comerciants del Born Comerç

Associació de Comerciants Via Laietana

Agrupació de comerciants i industrials de la Barceloneta

Associació de Comerciants Gaudí Shopping

Associació d’Amics i Comerciants de la Plaça Reial

Associació de Comerciants l’Illa Diagonal

Eix Comercial Les Glòries

Associació Diagonal Barcelona

Associació Front Marítim – Barceloneta 

Eix Comercial Sagrada Família

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