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Da Piazza Affari a Rio de Janeiro, in meno di due mesi. Era il 3 maggio quando Nerio Alessandri, presidente di Technogym, suonava la campanella della Borsa di Milano. In platea, facce note del mondo dello spettacolo e investitori che, in pochi minuti, facevano balzare il titolo del gruppo fondato in un garage all'inizio degli Anni Ottanta.  ...

Today, Friends of the USA Pavilion Milano 2015, in partnership with the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business, announced the selection of 120 American college students who will serve as on-the-ground ambassadors for the USA Pavilion at the next world's fair in Milan, Italy.   As part of the USA Pavilion Student Ambass...

Most people are familiar with the Zamboni ice resurfacer, but did you know an Italian American invented the machine? Frank Zamboni was born in Eureka, Utah, in 1901. His parents, both immigrants from Italy, moved their family to a farm in Idaho shortly after his birth.   When he was 15, Frank began to work as a mechanic at a local garag...

In this episode of The Italian American Podcast, we speak with Lidia Bastianich, otherwise knows simply as Lidia, Emmy award-winning public television host of "Lidia's Kitchen," bestselling cookbook author, restauranteur, co-owner of the Italian marketplace Eataly, and purveyor of the best-selling artisanal Lidia's pasta and sauce line.   He...

Pamela Fiori brought down the house at the recent SRQ Hear Me Roar luncheon, the former editor-in-chief of Travel & Leisure and Town & Country magazinesfirst listened intently to keynote speaker Anna Zornosa of Ruby Ribbon detail the inherent challenges in developing a successful women's shape-wear business in the male-dominated start-up in...

The Italian American One Voice Coalition, an Italian American anti-bias group based in Bloomfield, placed AFLAC on its Wall of Shame. The "dishonor" is bestowed for AFLAC's commercial "Family Business," which portrays Italian Americans as mobsters. This ad is unacceptable to Italian Americans and should be removed immediately, according t...

Nel primo semestre 2014 le esportazioni italiane verso gli Stati Uniti sono cresciute del 7,8% rispetto al primo semestre del 2013 ed a giugno l'aumento è stato del 15,6% rispetto a maggio. Il surplus commerciale ha superato gli otto miliardi di dollari, contro i 5,7 del semestre precedente. Dati che proiettano l'export del bel Paese per fine anno...

July Fourth is all about independence, remembering the birth of our great nation – and the Fiat 500? That's right, the quirky little Italian compact car shares the same b-day as the beloved United States of America. It all started in 1936 when Fiat unveiled the 500 Topolino.   It was nothing like the iconic 500 that enthusiasts clamor o...

by Michael Chiaravalloti   I've visited Italy just once in my life, but I felt an instant connection to the country when I stepped foot in the Milano Centrale train station in late September 2012. In March, my father and I will make our first ever pilgrimage to the remote "comune" of Polia. There, my family can trace its history back fo...

La NIAF, National Italian American Foundation, è una delle più grandi organizzazioni di italo-americani degli Stati Uniti. Anche se è stata fondata soltanto nel 1975, ha fatto presto ad assumere un ruolo importante e decisivo nei rapporti tra gli italoamericani e l'America. Ogni anno, in ottobre alla sfarzosa serata di gala, ospite d'onore c'è semp...

Andamento positivo dell'export italiano in USA anche dai dati dei primi nove mesi del 2013, rilasciati con ritardo dal Department of Commerce americano a causa dello "shutdown". Gli Stati Uniti hanno importato dall'Italia merci per un valore di 28,4 miliardi di dollari, pari a un aumento del 3,03% sullo stesso periodo del 2012, mentre l'export USA...

To live in a tough neighborhood one must know the local slang and the ability to spot trouble. For not only does one have to steer clear of the neighbor toughs but also be careful not run afoul with the local mob bosses.   Author Anthony C. Tripari knows all these things and more, because in his youth he also experienced living in a tough pa...