Nel mese di Ottobre la Camera di Commercio Italiana di Houston ha organizzato un fitto calendario di appuntamenti, tra Houston ed Austin, al fine di promuovere il progetto "ERE- Eccellenze Romane per l'Export". L'intento del progetto é quello di promuovere e sostenere i processi di internazionalizzazione tra le migliori imprese artigiane del t...

by Ben Kenigsberg   "Natural Resistance" returns its director, Jonathan Nossiter, to the subject of his 2005 documentary, "Mondovino." That film examined the effects of globalization on the wine industry, a business that might seem like a haven of elitism and individuality — hardly a trade susceptible to homogenization.   Not so, that...

by Joe Satran   It's been a very scary week for prosecco fans. On Wednesday, Robert Cremonese, an executive at prosecco producer Bisol, told Drinks Business that bad weather in several Italian wine-growing regions may have caused prosecco production to drop enough to spark a "global prosecco shortage."   Since then, news out...

by Claudia Astarita   The European Commission has just announced the beneficiaries of SME Instrument funding. As part of the Horizon 2020 programme, the EU has selected more than 150 small and medium enterprises "with a strong growth potential and the ambition to become world-market leaders". All these companies will now further supported wi...

Famed jeweler Bulgari said on Sunday it would put eight pieces of the late actress Elizabeth Taylor's jewels on display at its Beverly Hills boutique, more than a year after the Hollywood star's world-class collection fetched record prices at auction. The exhibition of pieces from that sale will include jewels Taylor obtained and wore during well-...

After failing with Valentino, the Italian State Fund "Fondo Strategico Italiano" has recently put its eyes on the luxury brand Versace.   According to a recent report published by the Financial Times, the Italian fund "has tabled the highest bid for a minority stake in Versace, with an offer that values the family-owned fashion group at €1.1...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's smallest mainstream brand in the United States could be one of its biggest surprises in 2015.   Four years after re-entering the U.S. market following a 27-year hiatus, the Fiat brand is the wild card for the automaker.   Read more   Source: http://www.detroitnews.com/    

by Filomena Greco   In February, the Italian auto market grew by 13.21% with 134,697 matriculations. This increase follows that of January (+10.9%). In the first two months of 2015, registered volumes amount to 266,555 units, a growth of 12.3% compared to the January-February period of 2014. Regarding individual brands, February sees Fiat C...

by Mark Ewing   Pininfarina has been best known over the past 60 years for its design of most production Ferraris, but to expand application of their design services, in the mid-1980s the firm began developing products beyond automotive. Celebrating their 85th anniversary, Pininfarina unveiled its Icon85 Collection last week.   They w...

A symbol of Italian masculine elegance, Canali has managed to slip through the cracks of time and crises. This historical clothing brand founded in 1934 in Brianza, north of Milan, made its specialty into its major asset — a single label for men, entirely made in Italy. At the same time, it radically focused its strategy on foreign markets where it...