Foundation
1934

Countries
Stores: 2. Branches: 22

Corporate name
El Corte Inglés

El Corte Inglés

El Corte Inglés Group is the largest chain of department stores in Europe and a reference for retail in Spain. Its diversification strategy has led it to adapt to new customer needs through the creation of different commercial formats and a firm commitment to omnichannel to integrate physical and online channels. Its establishments are located throughout the national territory, and it also has a significant presence in Portugal and Mexico, as well as in other countries in Europe and Latin America, providing services in different sectors of activity such as retail, insurance and travel, mainly.

Since its inception nearly 80 years ago, El Corte Inglés has based its business model on an attractive, wide and varied commercial proposal, permanently incorporating pioneering products and services, while contributing to the socioeconomic development of the communities where it is present. Its history is marked by quality and customer service, by being at the forefront, promoting changes, creating new concepts and turning its stores into meeting and experience places.

The retail business, which forms the basis of the El Corte Inglés Group, is made up of El Corte Inglés department store, Hipercor hypermarkets, Bricor stores, Supercor chain of proximity stores and the specialized fashion brand Sfera. In addition to retail, the agencies of Viajes El Corte Inglés and Grupo de Seguros also play an important role.

Likewise, El Corte Inglés is a company committed to society and the environment, for this reason it maintains a close relationship with people and the environment, through participation in numerous activities related to culture, sports, sustainability and social action.