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At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Italian supercar maker Lamborghini announced that it will be bringing the 2019 Urus SUV to the United States this September. It's by far the oddest car the automaker currently makes. Lamborghini has been known for making insane low slung supercars that drape the walls of adolescents' walls....

Marco's Pizza, the nation's fastest-growing pizza franchise, announced today the promotion of Chief Operations Officer Tony Libardi to President, effective as of the first of the year. The move comes at a pivotal time as the brand rapidly approaches the opening of its 1,000th store and celebrates its 40thanniversary year. Libardi, a firm believer i...

Lamborghini unveiled the 2019 Urus worldwide in Sant’Agata Bolognese last month in Italy. Now it’s here on North American shores at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show, having made its debut at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. The super SUV is powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 engine making 650 hp and 627 lb-ft of torque sent through an ei...

Fiat Chrysler announced Thursday that it will up its investment in the United States and pay some of its employees special bonuses after the recent tax code overhaul. CEO Sergio Marchionne said in a statement that these announcements reflect the company's ongoing commitment to manufacturing in the U.S. He also cited the recently signed tax bill as...

Umberto P. Fedeli plays to win. It doesn’t matter if he’s functioning as president and CEO at The Fedeli Group, as a board member at the Cleveland Clinic or as a trusted confidant who has been asked by a friend for help. It’s the way he approaches every facet of his life. “It’s ultimately about performance,” Fedeli says. “I have no interest in gett...

Chicago attorney Antonio Romanucci was recently welcomed into the ranks of The John Marshall Law School Board of Trustees. An alumnus of John Marshall, Romanucci joins a distinguished group of jurists who dedicate their time and resources to bettering the school and its students. “I’ve benefited enormously from my education at John Marshall and I’m...

Local realtor and Fra Noi website columnist Giuseppe Zerillo is moving up in the world. Just four years after going into business for himself, he outgrew his first office in Park Ridge, prompting a move last fall to larger quarters on Cumberland just north of Lawrence in Norridge. The new location contains offices for three leasing agents and five...

As a veteran architect, he appreciates the landscape of Columbus that especially includes favorite Eero Saarinen. As a seasoned artist, he loves the local colors of globally recognized textile specialists such as Alexander Girard. “So I feel very much at home,” Guglielmo Botter said. That’s even though he has been more than 7,500 miles from his res...

A local office furniture maker is now offering decorative lighting products made by an Italian company. Grand Rapids-based Steelcase began offering products this month from Merano, Italy-based FLOS. The “finely crafted” product collections include pendants, sconces and table and floor lamps. Steelcase is selling the FLOS lighting products throughou...

Lemonheads, meet Nutella. Ferrara Candy, the Oakbrook Terrace-based maker of Brach's, Trolli and Lemonhead candy, is being acquired by Ferrero, the Italian maker of Nutella and Tic Tacs. The acquisition has been reviewed by the Federal Trade Commission. Financial terms were not disclosed. Ferrero already owns a former crosstown rival, Fannie May, a...

If you're looking to attend one of the zaniest weddings around, head to  Vinny Black’s Coliseum at Chicago Theater Works. “Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding” has been celebrated at that location for the past year with jubilant wedding guests joining in the fun. The interactive production recently celebrated it's one year anniversary in the Windy City. The sho...

Antonio M. Romanucci and Frank A. Sommario are among several attorneys at Romanucci & Blandin to be hailed recently by their peers. Nine attorneys total from the firm have been named by Leading Lawyers magazine and www.leadinglawyers.com as among the top in their fields of plaintiff’s personal injury and workers’ compensation. Leading Lawyers Magaz...