Category: Local News

The City Council will acquire premises in Ciutat Vella for commercial activities and the sustainable economy

Quan 1/8/2018 With the aim of economically boosting premises located on ground floors in Ciutat Vella so they can be used for local commerce and sustainable economic activities, Barcelona City Council will invest €1.5 million in purchasing and refurbishing spaces with these characteristics in the Raval South and Gòtic South neighbourhoods. Commercial premises in the…

Startup Weekend Barcelona: Building Social Impact Projects in 54 Hours

The social impact community in Barcelona has been injected with a powerful shot of ideas, motivation and passion. This July, Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed organized a Startup Weekend dedicated entirely to social impact in Barcelona. For the ninth time in Europe and for the first time in Barcelona, participants had the…

Pilot project in Gràcia to boost commerce and to promote associations

Quan 26/07/2018 A pilot project is being launched in Gràcia, which aims to promote and strengthen connections in commerce around the district, as well as aiming to improve commercial dynamism by relating commerce with the day to day activities that characterise the organisations and institutions of Gràcia. With a community vision. The initiative is promoted…

Quan 23/07/2018 The ban on opening new souvenir shops is being expanded around the Sagrada Família and the Sant Antoni neighbourhood, as well as in the areas around Camp Nou, Park Güell and Casa Vicens.  Barcelona City Council’s plenary session definitively approved modifications to the “Special plan for the management of commercial establishments dedicated to…

Omni-channelling: when channels for relating to customers work well together, using a single voice

Quan 20/07/2018 Omni-channelling is a management strategy where all the channels, areas and services which directly relate to customers work in a coordinated way. This should not be confused with having multiple channels; it is where all of these channels are integrated and connected. The idea is to avoid physical channels (the shop on the…

Prize-winning restaurants: 'Bendita Helena', a culinary proposal offering 'comfort food'

The Barcelona Restaurant Trade awards Video: Award Ceremony Barcelona Restaurant Trade One of the three restaurants to win the Barcelona Restaurant Award this year. The jury recognised the ‘Bendita Helena‘, in the district of Les Corts, as the best restaurant in the Renowned or Innovator category. Its cooking, which owners Valerie and Ana prefer to…