by Barbara Ganz   The Silk Road has been reborn in Veneto, thanks to a network of businesses that has rebuilt and reorganised the entire cycle - from the cultivation of the mulberry tree to the breeding of silkworms, all the way to the transformation of the yarn - and that aims to restart the industry, create employment and social inclusion...

by Vanessa Friedman   Italy has designs — literally — on America. In what is the clearest statement yet that European fashion now sees the United States as potentially the most lucrative market of the future, the Italian deputy minister for economic development, Carlo Calenda, was at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan on...

Automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said on Wednesday its 2014 sales grew a better-than- expected 11% to €96.1 billion, and forecast they would grow another 12% this year, indicating it is on track so far to reach its target of selling 7 million cars in 2018.   The carmaker's sales benefitted from strong US demand for its Ram pickups, where...

Italy's System Logistics's automated vertical storage solutions company Modula US has announced a $6 Million USD investment in manufacturing at the firm's Lewiston, Maine facility. The factory will be equipped with the latest automated lines to punch, bend, weld and cut sheet metal for a variety of Modula storage products.   According to Mod...

by Claudia Astarita   Identyclick - a new Italian startup – has launched an innovative App "Know what you eat and drink". It allows consumers and companies to check on the origin of the products they usually buy.   In recent years, Italian food associations and consortia have strongly supported the need to have a deeper control on foo...

The Federal Hill Commerce Association is pleased to announce that the Alfa Romeo National Convention has scheduled an event on Atwells Avenue for Thursday, June 25, 2015.   The privately owned Alfa's will be lined up along the avenue for viewing starting at 6pm with a blessing of the fleet. Many businesses on Atwells Avenue will be offering...

LeoVince USA is now under the ownership of Geared Up Powersports, a California Limited Liability company owned by longtime LeoVince USA Executive Vice President Tim Calhoun. The company will continue to operate under the LeoVince USA name, with Calhoun stepping into the role of CEO and President. Sito Gruppo Industriale, the parent company of the...

Ask the first 10 people you see if they know what radicchio is and here's what will happen. Of the 10, three will be unable to replicate the pronunciation (rah-DEE-kee-oh) and will walk away shaking their heads. Four others will stand there with a quizzical look on their faces, searching their memory banks, saying they know they've heard of it som...

"In tempi come questi e di fronte ad una legge di stabilità da tempi difficili le buone notizie non possono essere trascurate. E una buona notizia mi sembra quella dell'approvazione di un emendamento, da me presentato assieme ad alcuni colleghi eletti all'estero della Camera, mirante a destinare all'internazionalizzazione delle piccole e medie impr...

Italian wine and spirits producer Bottega SpA has announced an agreement with Interbrands USA to distribute its portfolio to the cruise industry, exclusive of duty free.   Interbrands Wine & Spirits is one of the leading privately owned distributors in Scandinavia, and one of the largest suppliers to the Nordic travel retail and domestic...