Long before there was Apple there was Olivetti. With its slick, beautifully designed products at the cutting edge of innovation, the Italian company was once at the forefront of the race to produce a personal computer for mass consumption.   The Ivrea based manufacturer spent years honing the design of its typewriters, calculators and addin...

by Marika Gervasio   Foreign markets provide new opportunities for the Italian cosmetics sector, which will end 2014 with total turnover of €9.4 billion, increasing by 1%. Exports played a great role in the rise, as they skyrocketed by 5.5% to €3.35 billion, in the face of a €6 billion domestic market slump, according to figures from trade g...

L'idea è avvicinare due mondi: la finanza e il food. L'obiettivo è ambizioso, cioè rilanciare l'industria alimentare italiana e, se possibile, conquistare il mondo straniero. La cornice è l'incontro al palazzo della Borsa, organizzato dal D Club (club, non associazione, come tengono a sottolineare, di donne del mondo dell'imprenditoria). I risultat...

Carla Bolin, who operates two Angelo's Fresh Markets in the Chicago suburbs, opened a third Italian specialty boutique grocery/restaurant called Angelo's Prime in Schererville, Ind. The market carries "the best of everything," according to a local report, which includes truffle butter, prosciutto, wild caught fish, fresh-baked Turano bread, ol...

In occasione dell'antivigilia dell'apertura della fiera d'arte più prestigiosa d'America, Art Basel Miami Beach, martedì 4 dicembre 'Made in Italy' ospita un evento all'insegna dei prodotti e dei talenti emergenti del Belpaese. La società fondata da Francesco Belcaro e Francesco Bo, con sede a New York, opera dal 2004 con lo scopo di promuovere il...

Two decades ago, US olive oil imports accounted for almost 30% of the world total. Now, they account for more than 38%. This issue looks at how imports have changed over time in terms of category breakdown and container size.   Between 1993/94 and 2013/14, packaged product (containers < 18 kg) has seen its percentage share of total US imp...

by Low Lai Chow   Italian luxury prêt-à-porter brand Brunello Cucinelli, known for its fine cashmere knitwear garments in the last three decades of its establishment, has a new 3,980 square feet store on Greene Street in Manhattan's Soho neighborhood.   Both the men's and women's Fall/Winter 2015 collections for Cucinelli are set to d...

South Italy Imports has one foot in the Lehigh Valley and the other in Italy. The wine and food importer started in 2001 and now has a presence in Nevada, California, New York and they're applying to be a distributor in Delaware. Regardless, you'll still find the home base in Hanover Township.   "To get a wine out of Italy, (vineya...

E' considerata la più importante fiera commerciale del settore abbigliamento e accessori per uomo nella east coast degli Stati Uniti. Per "Mrket", che chiude le porte quest'oggi al Javits Center, sono arrivate dall'Italia 43 aziende in rappresentanza di 46 marchi divisi tra i principali distretti produttivi italiani.   Aziende dai nomi poco...

I've often said Italy as a country produces the best designed and crafted jewelry in the world. Whether mass marketed or bespoke the tradition of jewelry making in the country, the number and variety of pieces, and the jewelry-manufacturing infrastructure is unsurpassed.   However, there are signs that the jewelry industry isn't advancing. T...