Italy is known for its small artisan workshops and its craftsman tradition: tourists love to buy unique hand-made pieces from local artisans when they visit Italy. Yet, hardly do these small entrepreneurs succeed in giving visibility to their products and selling them to a global audience. The e-commerce platform Reputeka.com was launched with this...

di Francesco Semprini   Un ambizioso piano di sostegno del «made in Italy» di eccellenza attraverso il lavoro dell'Italian Trade Agency (Ita), e nell'ambito di un cammino sempre più concreto verso il trattato di libero scambio tra Europa ed Usa (Ttip). È questo il messaggio emerso nel corso della missione che ha avuto luogo a Chicago nei gio...

Pirelli sempre più americana, e sempre più legata alle automobili premium: è quanto emerge da un'analisi delle gomme della casa italiana presenti nei diversi stand del Salone di Detroit (13-26 gennaio 2014).   Ci sono pneumatici pensati in modo specifico per il mercato USA, come i P Zero Nero All Season, adatti a vetture sportive e montati s...

Instaurare un rapporto di collaborazione tra Agenzia ICE e Federexport teso ad assicurare un sistema sempre più efficace di servizi reali ai consorzi associati per sostenerne il processo di internazionalizzazione, nei campi della promozione, dei servizi pro-business, dell'informazione, dell'assistenza e della consulenza agli scambi internazionali:...

When I was a child, I had the privilege to shake Enzo Ferrari's hand. I didn't know who that old man was, but my father, who was born very close to Maranello, seemed to be very fond of him, and so I knew that he was somebody important. When I told this to Albert DeLauro, the Chairman of the Board of the Ferrari Club of America, he probably felt the...

"Parmisan", "parmisao", "regianito", "pamesello". Comunque lo si pronunci, il richiamo al parmigiano reggiano, il formaggio Dop italiano più amato (e copiato) a livello internazionale, è evidente.   In questa fiera agroalimentare a New York, il Fancy Food, (cibo raffinato), di storpiature sul Parmigiano se ne vedono molte. Evocare la denomin...

by Lorenzo Sorrentino   Investments in Italian fashion houses are back in vogue among international private equity firms.   In fact, following, on the one hand, a 15-year steady growth of the global luxury goods market and, on the other hand, the positive externalities brought about by the recent devaluation of the Euro to Italian and...

Italian beauty companies experienced a significant growth in their economic systems in the first half of the year. According to data provided by the National Institute for Statistics (ISTAT), a supplier of official statistical information in Italy, beauty exports were up by 11.3 percent in the first six months, despite a decline of 30.3 percen...

by Noah Joseph   There's a rather happy-looking individual in Palm Beach today. And well he should be. After all, he just took delivery of the very first Ferrari F60 America.   Can't remember the F60 America? We can hardly blame you, seeing as how it has been well over a year since Ferrari first unveiled it in Beverly Hills back in Oc...

In describing the protagonists of different aspects of the relationship between Italy and the United States, we often met young successful (at least, young by the Italian standards), other times prominent managers or entrepreneurs, or institutional representatives. The person we interview today combines in himself all these three aspects, together...