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Rakuten and FC Barcelona extend partnership for the 2021/22 season

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The FINANCIAL — Rakuten, Inc. and FC Barcelona decided on October 9, 2020, to exercise the option included in the original agreement launched in 2017 to extend their partnership for an additional season, once the initial term of the contract expires on June 30, 2021. This means that Barça and Rakuten are reaffirming their alliance at a time marked by the social and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, extending the partnership to June 30, 2022. It also means that Rakuten will remain as FC Barcelona’s Main Global Partner and Global Innovation and Entertainment Partner, and its brand name will…

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Rakuten and FC Barcelona extend partnership for the 2021/22 season

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The FINANCIAL — Rakuten, Inc. and FC Barcelona decided on October 9, 2020, to exercise the option included in the original agreement launched in 2017 to extend their partnership for an additional season, once the initial term of the contract expires on June 30, 2021. This means that Barça and Rakuten are reaffirming their alliance…

Split to become new Barcelona

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The FINANCIAL — The coronavirus pandemic has hit the global tourism industry particularly hard. Covid-19 will change tourism, but will not end it. The human desire to explore will remain insatiable. One of the lessons to draw from the current crisis is how to meet this demand sustainably, finding the right balance between preservation and the creation…

FMCG is forecasted to grow in Spain

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The FINANCIAL —  FMCG is continuing to record double-digit growth so far this year in Spain, with an increase of 13.7% compared to the same period in 2019. This is all the more significant compared to the growth of 1.03% in 2019 vs 2018. During the latest outbreak, economic activities involving food, technology and the environment…

Can Messi leave Barcelona without financial consequences?

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The FINANCIAL — Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta has accused the club of wanting to sell Lionel Messi. Turns out Messi sent FC Barcelona a burofax stating that he wants to leave, but when he signed a contract extension three years ago that committed him to Camp Nou through the 2020-21 season. The contract allowed him…