Spanish markets expect last-minute purchases to liven up the Christmas campaign
Published Dec 25, 2020
The food sector, especially markets and fishmongers, expects last-minute shopping and household consumption to enliven a Christmas campaign marked by pandemic restrictions, hotel closures and Brexit uncertainty. The Cebada market in Madrid, its manager, Marta González, explains to Efe that the increase in customers has not really been experienced until this Tuesday, so they expect the big sales to occur "between today and tomorrow." The last two weeks we would have had much more movement of orders and purchases at the counter and we are noticing that not, "laments González. In Barcelona, the manager of the La Boqueria market, Óscar Ubide, states that there are" quite a few orders ", without reaching the levels of other years, and ensures that there is still room to increase the volume of sales. They are "uncertain" days in which the concentration of people has occurred mainly on weekends, according to Ubide. In other places they are seeing cabbage As incessant of those who want to ...