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Barcelona protests take toll on retailers

Posted On: Oct. 23, 2019 7:00 AM CST

Barcelona protests

Barcelona Oberta trade and tourism association said that sales plunged up to 50% in Barcelona, Spain’s stores and restaurants due to violent protests, El Pais reported. Outlets of German consumer electronics retailer Media Markt, U.K.-based telecommunications firm Vodafone Group PLC, U.S.-based sportswear brand Foot Locker Retail Inc. and Italian sportswear retailer AW LAB were looted, while several bank branches were broken into.

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