There is a great range of national chain stores in Madrid and you should be able to find whatever you need including souvenirs – but don't let this put you off exploring the city for much more intriguing choices.
Calle Fuencarral, and specifically the coated Fuencarral Market, is among the coolest places with some of the most cutting edge fashion you'll find in Spain along with accessories, record shops, cafes and brands like gucci , hermes, Armani and saint Lauren Madrid.
El Corte Ingles at Sol is the most suitable place to shop in the entire city for all manner of goods – there is not much you can't purchase at this huge central department store – from high fashion to basic foodstuffs. The supermarket in the basement is very good for picnic supplies and specialist Spanish desserts to take home.
Out of the city centre you'll find large shopping centers and mall complexes. Las Rozas Outlet Village delivers contemporary outlet store shopping only 45 minutes north-west of town, on the A6 motorway. With 40 stores including some of the best high street titles in the nation and reductions of up to 60% accessible it's a popular trip for luxury shopping lovers.
If you wish to spend good time, you can enjoy shopping to pass your time during your short breaks in Madrid.