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As part of its 120th anniversary celebrations, Lavazza is launching the most extensive international communication campaign in its history. Titled, "Lavazza, There's More to Taste," the international campaign will include the Italian coffee company's first broadcast push in the U.S. market.   Developed by the Y&R Italia advertising agenc...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE:FCAU) was trading 1.23 percent lower this morning despite having announced that it sold 4 percent more vehicles in March 2015 compared to a year earlier, setting a new US record for the company.   FCA's success in North America, where it sold 202,227 vehicles, beating analysts' expectations by 2.6 percent, com...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV reported a two-thirds jump in second-quarter profit on Thursday as the Italian-American car maker showed strong improvement in its North America margins and consolidated a timid turnaround in Europe.   Net profit rose 69% to €333 million ($366 million) in the second quarter compared with €197 million in the same...

by W.A Muller   Cristina Fontanelli has become a well-known personality through her recordings, her appearances on TV, radio, in concert, nightclubs, and opera, and through her acting debut on network television. She has appeared as PBS-TV/NY affiliates host for Andrea Bocelli's "Live From Central Park" also starring Celine Dion and Tony Ben...

Le stime più accreditate calcolano che solo tra il 2001 e il 2010 il fenomeno dell'Italian sounding sia balzato del 180% e che oggi incida per il 25% sull'export complessivo del comparto. Il mercato della contraffazione alimentare nel mondo, insieme a quello dell'Italian sounding, genera un giro d'affari di 60 miliardi, di cui 6 riguardano la contr...

by Michael Traversa   Joe Lo Truglio is one of those actors that the mainstream audience knows they have seen before but can hardly remember the name; yet in the comedy world he is very well known and respected. He has a memorable face, he often steals the show and he has an extraordinaire comic timing.   In the past three years he ha...

Jennifer Martin is an Italian American living in the Boston, Massachusetts area whose dream became a reality many years ago when she traveled to Italy for the first time for a study abroad program back in college. Her goal at the time was to open her eyes to new horizons and get a true cultural experience of her heritage. As she traveled all over m...

San Antonio's Marco Belinelli won the 3-point contest at NBA All-Star Saturday night. Belinelli made his final three shots to finish with 19 points, edging Damian Lillard by one to advance to the final from the West. All-Stars Stephen Curry and Kevin Love both finished with 16 points.   Bradley Beal had 21 points to win the East bracket...

History tells us that more Italians immigrated to the United States than any other Europeans, and that more came from Sicily than from any other Italian region. With them, too, the Sicilians brought many traditions, customs, and foods that are still popular today.   One such food is the cannoli, a Sicilian pastry dessert. Historically, these...

Devine Pastabilities, located at 3545 Midway Dr., Ste. E, in San Diego, Calif., becomes the next Food Network television celebrity with a show dedicated to its regional favorite, the Torpasta. Appearing on "Mystery Diners" at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, the restaurant has had to keep details of the episode under wraps. However owner Damien Devine, w...

Italian director Sergio Leone never saw the American version of his final film, the 1984 gangster epic "Once Upon a Time in America," starring Robert De Niro.   Leone had already made painful trims in his favored four-hour-plus version to get the running time down to 3 hours and 49 minutes for its presentation at the 1984 Cannes Film Festiva...

by Tom Bruce Gardyne Sotheby's has just published its 2014 Ranking. While no Italian made their overall top 10 led by Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, there is strong interest in the wines particularly in the States. "We do see the best market for Italian wine is New York," said Jamie Ritchie, president & CEO of America's and Asia, Sotheby's wine....