United Colors of Benetton has gone local. The newly renovated store in Miami's South Beach is decorated in tropical hues, turquoise, pink, mauve, grass green and gray. A neon sign outside the store reads Benetton South Beach and signage inside refers to the store by its new name. As we read in wwd.com, a Benetton spokesman said that this is the mos...

Italian food specialist Gourmet Italian is pleased to offer the fresh flavors of Christmas in Italy—ready to be enjoyed by friends and family for the 2014 Christmas season.   The annual batch of panettone is in stock, along with the sweet nougat treat, torrone. A variety of imported panettone and torrone flavors and brands are now available...

Per la prima volta l'ICE organizza una promozione integrata della filiera bagno in occasione della Kitchen & Bath. La proposta di ambienti bagno e la partecipazione collettiva rafforzano l'immagine del prodotto italiano (qualità e design) e aumentano le opportunità di business. Alla presenza italiana verrà dato risalto con apposita pubblicità s...

I distretti lo fanno meglio. La tipicità italiana dei territori in cui si raggruppano industrie affini per attività risulta vincente. Almeno secondo il rapporto presentato a Milano dall'ufficio studi di Intesa Sanpaolo, le imprese dei distretti rispetto alle aree non distrettuali, tra il 2008 e il 2013, sono cresciute in media di più in termini di...

Il vino batte la Borsa. Di più: il vino batte l'industria manifatturiera. E ancora: il vino supera il settore alimentare e delle bevande in particolare. Risultati che valgono sia in termini di reddittività che occupazionali.   Insomma, la crisi che dal 2008 ha travolto il Vecchio continente continua a mietere vittime in tutti i comparti, ma...

Italian Parmesan producers are protesting what they call fake versions of the cheese made in the U.S. that are cutting into their livelihood.   Parmesan cheese — the real stuff, that is, labeled Parmigiano Reggiano — is a globally protected Italian brand. It can only be legally produced in and around the city of Parma, following a strict pro...

by Silvia Simonetti   Less than a year ago, Newport Italian original store opened in Orange County, challenging the American myth of Harley Davidson motorcycles with the Italian stylish and high-tech Piaggio Vespa, Moto Guzzi, and Aprilia motor-scooters.   Thanks to an inspired combination of modern design and cozy piazza atmosphere,...

Carlo Calenda, the Italian minister for economic development, announced in Rome today that the Italian government has set aside 2 million euros ($2.7 million at current exchange) to support Firenze Hometown of Fashion, which is a series of events that will be held in Florence in recognition of the 60th anniversary of the Florentine center for Itali...

At Via Umbria, Georgetown's new emporium for all things Italian, the holidays are here! First, stop by Wednesday, December 10th for an evening of private shopping. From 5:00 to 9:00 pm, theree will be plenty of staff on hand to customize gift baskets, wrap and deliver them (within the Georgetown area).   There's something for everyone on you...

Milan isn't the capital of Italian panettone anymore. Production of this typical cake has developed all across the country, including new and surprising variations in the South.   After having lived through a dark period that saw it relegated mostly to the shelves of big supermarkets, this traditional dessert is experiencing an artisanal ren...