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Officials in Spartanburg County say an Italian manufacturer of high-end adhesives and sealants plans to create 150 new jobs and invest $66 million in the area. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports (http://bit.ly/1Fdtfr7) the county council has approved the third and final reading of an economic incentives agreement which allows the compan...

Two more luxury retailers from Europe are debuting stores in South Florida: apparel maker Billionaire Italian Couture and Spain's footwear purveyor Pretty Ballerinas.   Billionaire Italian Couture opened its first U.S. East Coast flagship store on Dec. 3 at 4000 NE 2nd Avenue in Miami's design district. The nearly 800-square-foot space sells...

Snaidero approda a Miami, dove arreda le cucine della torre Brickell Flatiron. Con i suoi 65 piani per 224 metri di altezza, sarà l'edificio residenziale più alto del distretto economico-finanziario della città.    Il progetto, curato da CMC, gruppo fondato da Ugo Colombo specializzato nella realizzazione di progetti immo...

Ermenegildo Zegna has opened the doors of its latest outpost in the the Miami Design District, a flourishing luxury shopping destination. Architect Peter Marino designed the space for the Zegna global store in Milan and one of Zegna's in-house architects developed the design for the Miami store. The two-story 2,800 square feet retail store has dive...

Italia Independent apre a Miami la sua seconda boutique americana, all'interno di Wynwood Block, nuovissimo mall situato nel cuore del distretto affermatosi negli ultimi anni come una delle zone più cool della città. Dopo l'apertura del flagship di New York, avvenuta a novembre, un nuovo store con il quale proseguire l'attività di consolidamento su...

Atlanta builder Pattillo Construction Corp. has been selected to build Beretta USA's new manufacturing plant and research facility near Nashville, Tenn. Announced in January, the Italian firearms maker said it will invest $45 million in a state-of-the-art gun manufacturing plant and R&D facility. The facility will create 300 jobs.   Rea...

by Jennifer Agress   Sometimes in life, we come across those incredible individuals whose names we couldn't forget if we tried: like Italian designer Giorgio Armani. Yet, as talented as they are, even professionals at that level of success have their own team of unforgettable individuals they know their brand couldn't live without. For Arman...

Pininfarina's Modulo will star overseas at an exhibition dedicated to the most sensational cars of the Twentieth century. "Dream Cars – Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas" is the title of the exhibition, held at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta from May 21 to September 7, 2014.   The exhibition focuses on concept cars and limited edition ca...

Italian builder Otam announced that Florida-based Denison Yacht Sales will represent the yacht line in the United States.   "We are honored to represent the Otam brand here in the U.S. and we are sure that we will have a successful future together," Denison CEO Bob Denison said in a statement at the recent Miami International Boat Show. "Wit...

South Carolina's state Commerce Department, announced that Meter Bearings Group, Italian designer and manufacturer of ball and roller bearings, is opening its first U.S. manufacturing plant in Walterboro to be near the Port of Charleston. The company designs and produces ball bearings and cylindrical roller bearings and plans to begin production a...

by Phil Bolton   The American Chamber of Commerce in Italy has appointed Christopher M. Caputo, an attorney in the Nashville and Memphis, Tenn., offices of the law firm Baker Donelson as its representative for Georgia as well as Alabama, Louisiana and Tennessee.   Under a two-year contract, Mr. Caputo is to assist Italian businesses w...

by Ashley Brozic & Alejandra Torres Mention to your man that he has to wear a blazer in August, and expect a grunt of despair. Now mention to him that you know of a blazer that's light enough to inhibit sweat and masculine enough to elicit the respect of everyone in the room, and you might just get him to perk up a bit.   Enter Casa de...