As part of MV Agusta USA LLC's transformation and dedicated efforts to establish a strong business in the USA, the company is pleased to announce that it has strengthened its sales leadership with the addition of Jim McKenna.   Mr. McKenna is a lifetime motorcycle enthusiast and brings over 25 years of powersports industry leadership to MV A...

Borsalino hats, one of the symbols of Italian fashion, are being eyed by large foreign financial and industrial groups. The situation is still developing, and it intertwines with the legal quandary involving the apparel company's majority shareholder Marco Marenco.   Piedmont financier Marenco is currently on the run abroad after his network...

Ducati has done it again. For the second-consecutive year the Bologna-based motorcycle manufacturer has topped the rankings of the Pied Piper Prospect Satisfaction Index U.S. Motorcycle Industry Benchmarking Study.   Stateside Ducati dealerships took the highest score in the study that measured "dealership treatment of motorcycle shoppers, w...

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...

by Jennifer Parker   It's a handsome holiday scene. Families play with their children underneath an atrium of glowing lanterns. Cups of hot cocoa and gourmet goodies are being sold by the fistful over gleaming market counters. Inside, champagne, foie gras and fruits de mer are being served in the upscale French bistro Beaubourg.   Out...

With the new pint-sized Fiat 500X, Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne wants to show his vision for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is ready for the street.   The trendy Italian crossover model has a roundish front and curvy rear reminiscent of the iconic 500 subcompact, and yet it's essentially a clone of the rugged, boxy Jeep Renegade....

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...

Italian manufacturing and craftsmanship continues to gain in strength and prestige as another Italian product wins an award, this time for innovation. In terms of luxury merged with design and innovation, Italy continues to be at the forefront in a number of industries, including those the automotive and naval ones.   In fact, in the 2015 Ca...

We interviewed Lando Simonetti, a very successful entrepreneur with never-ending anecdotes during his 30 years as CEO of La Martina and in the polo world. A visionary man down to business. Founder and president of the world's most famous fashion polo brand. We spoke with Lando in his very elegant La Martina boutique in Recoleta, Buenos Aires....

It's well known that there is a long history of bright Italian inventions, from art and architecture to food and technology. Since the Roman Empire era, the peninsula has been the perfect habitat for creativity, genius and maverick thinkers.   Many of you probably remember genius like Donatello or Leonardo Da Vinci or Galileo Galilei, but th...