For this sector, purchases made by foreign tourists have an important weight. Based on the data provided by Tax Free, the report states that 50% of the purchases of tourists who visited Spain in 2018 were made in Barcelona; 33% in Madrid and 6% in Chargers Depth Chart, although purchases in the three cities have fallen by 6% compared to the previous year. In terms of volume of purchases, citizens from China (33%) are, by far, those who buy the most, followed by Argentines and Russians who reach 7% of purchases of non-EU citizens, although both nationalities have reduced considerably its spending on clothes in Spain with respect to the year 2107 (21% and 13%, respectively).
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Electronic purchases represent at the moment in the textile sector 8% of the total. Although the physical store still has a great weight, from Acotex they know that something must change. «In recent years the priorities have changed in people, they come out more. We want to get experiences in the store, we have to think about what to do in the future. The big chains are looking for ways to reduce the number of points of sale and it is bad to see the empty spaces because they are the ones that give life to the neighborhoods ». For Professor Irastorza “the store of the future goes through a showroom where they will advise you and you will have experiences”, he clarifies.
Since the rebates were liberalized in 2012, it is very common to find promotions at any time of the year. «It is a true drama, it is not sustainable. We are mortgaging our brands in favor of aggressive discounts, “says the president of the employers. Some promotions that tried to encourage the sector in the worst moments of the crisis, with very low levels of consumption, but that have made customers ill-used. «This has to be ordered», they warn. There are always exceptions that work without resorting to continuous discounts, as is the case of Zara. “You never go to the same store in Zara twice. It is capable of launching 50 different collections a year and that is what people demand, it has been done or very well, “says. No one doubts that automation will change the Chargers Depth Chart economic model; the debate is whether this Fourth Industrial Revolution will make the world a better place. For now, the World Economic Forum predicts that robots will create 58 million net jobs by 2022; and PwC predicts a contribution to the world economy of 15.7 billion dollars by 2030.