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The Italian-made Alfa Romeo sports car is headed to Shelbyville Road. Swope Auto Group announced that it had been awarded a dealership by the automaker last month and intends to rename its Sam Swope FIAT in St. Matthews to Sam Swope Alfa Romeo FIAT to reflect the addition.   Swope, the state’s largest auto dealer, becomes the first Louisvill...

Fabelli Group, an Italian furniture manufacturer and importer, recently expanded its operations with the acquisition of a warehouse – and new HQ – in Sunrise, Florida. The acquisition will allow the Italian furniture maker to enter a market that it says is dominated by Chinese imports. Fabelli will use the warehouse as a distribution point for shi...

Sta per concludere il suo primo round di funding di 500mila dollari, dove l'investitore é l'Università. Dopo tutto l'idea e il progetto si é sviluppato all'interno di un campus.   Campus Bubble (campusbubble.com) é un social network privato che informa e mette in comunicazione gli studenti di una stessa università su eventi, feste, manifesta...

By Ken Willis You could simply call it a car show. Just as you could call the Academy Awards a prize banquet. Just days after we say goodbye to the wide range of vintage autos that visit annually for the Turkey Run hot-rod extravaganza, the focus narrows dramatically and quite extravagantly.   Ferrari. Originally known as the surname o...

by Hadley Henriette   The Ferretti Group, which has its Americas headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, has just opened its first yacht sales center in Miami Beach and brought seven of their top-selling Italian yacht brands with them, including Ferretti Yachts, Pershing, Riva, Itama, Bertram, CRN and Mochi Craft.   Based out of the corner o...

La Camera di Commercio italiana di Miami annuncia il lancio del nuovo brand camerale, attraverso un sito totalmente rinnovato www.iaccse.com, in linea col forte sviluppo della struttura, in termini di servizi offerti e di membership. Il nuovo sito, molto più intuitivo, funzionale e mobile friendly, si integra agli altri strumenti social della Came...

Italy is expanding its trade representation in Miami. The European nation of nearly 61 million people will open a a full-fledged office of the Italian Trade Commission at the Italian consulate in Miami starting in September, Italian officials said.   The move comes as Italy posts record trade with the United States: $52 billion last yea...

Best from Italy's mission is to provide the best quality products from Italy, only the original Made in Italy and import them to the USA, a country where a lot of products may say "Made in Italy" but it's not really true.   According to journalist Tom Mueller, speaking on the popular CBS News program "60 Minutes," an astonishing 80% of the e...

Dunnas, known as a premium fashion brand, based in Gatteo Mare, Italy, is pleased to announce that the brand will start operations in North America in July with a presence at the Swimshow 2013 (booth # 685) in Miami Beach Convention Center.   Dunnas will exhibit the "Collezione 2014" designed in Italy by Francesca Magnani, composed of 40 mod...

Just when things started to sound good for the David Beckham-Marcelo Claure Miami bid, someone had to go and add their name to the discussion. News out of Miami today state that a new party has entered into the MLS Expansion game in South Beach.   The Miami Herald is reporting that London-based investment group led by Italian financier Aless...

by Sara Estes   From Gucci to Versace, designs by the world's foremost clothing designers are currently on view at The Frist Center for the Visual Arts in the first major survey of post-war Italian fashion, "Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945."   Curated by Sonnet Stanfill of London's Victoria and Albert Museum, the exhibition aims to...

By Andres David Lopez   In 1938, after the dawn of the automobile age but before a national highway system, Italian immigrant Enrico Vecellio and a few partners founded a road-construction company. Today, Leo Vecellio Jr., Enrico's grandson, presides as chairman, president and CEO of Vecellio Group Inc., a contractor with highway, minin...