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Inditex Closes its Airport Stores in Madrid and Barcelona

The textile group has notified the airport manager of its decision to shut down the six Zara, Massimo Dutti and Uterqüe stores that it has in El Prat and Madrid-Barajas airports.

The Inditex textile group has notified Aena of its decision to close its stores across the airport network. The two companies are beginning conversations to determine the situation in the case of each store, although the decision by the firm founded by Amancio Ortega is final.

Inditex argues that its airport stores do not facilitate the connection between physical and online sales, which has been in great demand as a result of the pandemic. Nor do they fit with its idea of flagship premises, which are typically located in the centre of cities, according to Vozpópuli.

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