The Catalan government recently published its Action Plans for improving the protection of city residents and professionals against COVID-19

  • Covid-19 information for commerce

    Information for shops, bars, cafés and restaurants

  • Open to the futur: training for professionals in comerce

     ‘Open to the future’ is the training programme in business management and new technologies aimed at professionals in commerce. There are three training itineraries: business strategy and management, digital marketing and its tools and customer-loyalty strategies.

  • “Get Digitised”

    The “Get Digitised” service is an initiative launched by Barcelona City Council's Department of Commerce to promote the digitisation of local commerce and services, as well as associations.

  • Services and programs for commerce

    The Directorate of Commerce of Barcelona City Council promotes, through Barcelona Activa, a set of services and specific programs for trade with new tools that contribute to improving business, giving prestige to professional careers and favoring generational change.


  • Barcelona Restaurant Awards

    The second edition of the Barcelona Restaurant Awards has been announced. The purpose of the Awards is to recognise the work carried out by neighbourhood restaurants.

  • 21st Barcelona Commerce Awards

    Take part on the 22 edition of the Commerce Award of Barcelona.

  • Commerce Report. 2017

    The number of people working in the commerce sector in Barcelona has once again reached the levels seen before the economic crisis.

  • Inventory of premises in Barcelona

    Barcelona City Council has drawn up an inventory of ground-floor premises, 2016.  Enter and consult all the results of the inventory data.

  • “Barcelona commerce sounds good”

    Barcelona’s shops and markets, together with their retailers and traders, are the real stars with their stories. 

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  • Call for trade subsidies and grants 2019

    From 27 December until 24 January, applications may be submitted for subsidies from Barcelona’s trade bodies for 2019.

  • “With food, safety is health”

    Food Safety. Five music videos promote food safety among people operating food retail establishments and restaurants.

  • Fairy-Tale Shopping

    Barcelona presents the campaign “Un comerç de conte” ("Fairy-Tale Shopping") with a wide range of proposals in local areas to add a buzz to the Christmas campaign and spread commercial activities more evenly around the city.

  • The Viba Barcelona loyalty card already works
    The Viba Barcelona card has started to work in the stores, the market and the "Encants" in the neighborhood of San Antoni. Soon it will be extended to the rest of the Eixample and throughout the city.
  • Emblematic Establishments

    The Protection and Support Plan for Emblematic Establishments, presented by Barcelona City Council in February 2014 aims to recognise the importance of these unique shops and to collaborate in preserving and promoting them.


Introducing Merco, the winning app at Barcelona City Council's 1st Commerce Hackathon

24/02/2021 - 12:14 h

DIGITALIZATION. We talk to Rubén Heras, the co-founder of Mobility Software Solutions and a member of the team that developed Merco, the winning app at the 1st Commercial Hackathon which is aimed at making the digital world more...

Update: All measures and restrictions for shops and bars, cafés and restaurants have been extended

22/02/2021 - 10:28 h

COVID-19. The Catalan government has extended all the measures in force since 8 February. This means that bookshops will continue to be able to open at weekends and that bars, cafés and restaurants will be able to serve tables for...

Subsidy call for improvements to commercial establishments

12/02/2021 - 09:18 h

Subsidies. Promoted by the Municipal Institute for Urban Landscape, the subsidies seek to highlight the value of small commerce as one of the key aspects in configuring the city’s identity.

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