The eighth edition of the largest social shopping initiative of the State in Girona closed on Sunday after five days (from October 5 to 9, inclusive), figures that exceed the 40,000 visitors came from all over Catalonia . Were the expectations and the Foundation Ramon Noguera, who in previous years seen as maintaining and even growing number of visitors to the shopper Out, which test the consolidation of this event as a reference in the field of social responsibility. This initiative of the Foundation Ramon Noguera has as main objective to promote and support the work carried out by the Foundation and make visible the collective of people with intellectual disabilities, and that is why 5% sales each year is allocated to promoting social project for the improvement of the living conditions of these people. Visitors were able to tour the 4,000 m2 of exhibition where one could find around 40 brands of fashion, footwear, home and accessories, with discounts up to 70%.
An attractive combination of social shopping, music, entertainment and outdoor dining are key to the success of previous editions of shopper Out. This time there was a full range of leisure, in order that the public visitor can spend the whole day. In this respect there has been restoration in the hands of different food trucks; a series of live concerts Out & Music Shoppe extended with Double Chick, Defunky's, Buena Onda and Blues Caravan; and children's activities by the Ascènica of the tiny and The bbkids and an inflatable Boti-Boti; all with free admission.
This edition was attended by approximately forty pop-up stores, including new brands such as Geographical Norway, Mus & chocolates, nudie Jeans, Sneakers Asfvlt, Diesel and Piu et Nau. Fashion and accessories for men and women are able to find reputable firms like Franklin & Marshall, Sita Murt, Superdry, Lacoste, Javier Simorra, Macson, Texture, Boxley, US Polo Assn., Fyord, Pepe Jeans, Eleven Paris, byssus, Skunkfunk or LTB Jeans among others, while fashion and children's items were Canada House, or Eurekadids Mon Marcel. Timberland, Stonefly, Geox, VamCats and Vans are among the footwear firms were present in this edition. And like every year, there was a brand of handmade accessories designed and manufactured to the Foundation Ramon Noguera. All of them have offered their articles in a space of over 4,000 m2 of exhibition, which was open from Wednesday to Saturday, 10 am to 9 pm and Sunday, has expanded the opening hours for the first time has also been opened in the afternoon until seven in particular.
Out Shopper contributes to the continuity of the Foundation's projects
The shopper Out is an example of social responsibility of companies collaborating and supporting social projects of the Foundation Ramon Noguera. In this regard, the Managing Director of the Foundation, Pepita Perich, stressed the importance of this event for the organization: "Every shopper Out Edition is a new challenge for the involvement of the people in our environment to make possible the development of social projects of the Foundation, focused on improving the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, and we have seen once again that more and more people come to participate in this event and contributed to Thus our task. "