Spain’s Retailers Reboot to Pull Tourists From Shore to Store

Spain’s Retailers Reboot to Pull Tourists From Shore to Store

Denis Doyle/Bloomberg

Pedestrians walk outside the El Corte Ingles department store in Madrid. As local demand plunged due to the economic crisis, El Corte Ingles, Spain’s largest department store chain, has increased the number of interpreters to serve visitors from China and Russia and opened a Chinese-language website.