American roads are taking on a more Italian look these days.First, Fiat SpA of Italy returned to the United States with its tiny Fiat 500 cars after buying into America's Chrysler Corp. in 2009.   Now, carmaker Fiat is boosting U.S. sales of its luxury Maserati brand by adding a new, lower-priced, mid-sized Maserati to its lineup.   R...

There are a multitude of ways to innovate. They pass through various industries, including Italian textiles if not considered moribund then certainly mature. But those who resist and survive hold together tradition and innovation. Founded in 1876 and now in its fifth generation, the cotton mill Albini (today Albini group) has always plied the same...

Amarena Fabbri, the maker of a trademark wild cherry product that is one of the best known brands in Italian cuisine, is having its 100th birthday. In 1905, a young Gennaro Fabbri bought a grocery store with adjoining fermentation cellar and transformed it into the "Premiata Distilleria G. Fabbri." The first Fabbri-branded products consisted of a...

by Pheobe Tilelli   Designers are turning back to the 'made in Italy' tag as locally manufactured eyewear hits an all-time high on International markets, delegates to last weekend's MIDO heard in Milan.   At the show market research firm GfK announced a rise of 11.8 per cent in exports of eyewear made in Italy in 2014. This is a new r...

L'Italia conquista il primato in Europa e nel mondo della sicurezza alimentare con il minor numero di prodotti agroalimentari con residui chimici oltre il limite (0,3 per cento) che sono risultati peraltro inferiori di cinque volte a quelli della media europea (1,5 per cento di irregolarità) e addirittura di 26 volte a quelli extracomunitari (7,9 p...

The Brand Finance Global 500, released today, is an annual study conducted by leading brand valuation consultancy Brand Finance. The world's biggest brands are put to the test and evaluated to determine which are the most powerful and most valuable   Ferrari is the world's most powerful brand. The legendary Italian carmaker scores highly on...

Admiral Tecnomar - Yachting Hub of The Italian Sea Group announces the oldest success during the Show Boats Design Awards 2014 organized by Boat International Media. In the wonderful Austrian location of Swarovsky Cristal Worlds, the most silent yacht in the world, Admiral Cacos V has been awarded in the category "Exterior Design and Styling Award"...

di Alessandro Barbera   Nella cartina dei flussi di scambi fra l'Italia e il resto del mondo la grande scommessa di chi ha esportato negli ultimi anni è stata quella che aveva spinto Marco Polo a Oriente. Turchia, Cina, Russia, India: la crescita prepotente di quelle economie oggi è il mercato più ricercato dai settori tradizionali della man...

By Allison Beck   Leave it to Dave Pasternack, the chef at Esca and Il Pesce at Eataly, to find the perfect description for it: "Studio 54, but in a supermarket, at night."   Indeed, the Batali-Bastianich mega-temple of Italian food, Eataly, burst onto the scene this summer and has been thronged with people ever since. Food tourists w...

A traveling exhibition promoted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and created by the CNR (Italian National Research Council) in collaboration with IIT (Italian Institute of Technology), the INFN (Italian Institute for Nuclear Physics,) and the Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies 'Italy of the Future' is an exploration of Italy's most rece...