Prosecco has outstripped champagne as the world's favourite bubbly. And listening to industry insiders assembled in the city of Romeo and Juliet for the VinItaly wine fair, the global love affair with the country's finest fizz is not about to go flat.   A disappointing 2014 harvest means producers could soon be struggling to keep pace with e...

How has Italy influenced the world of Jewelry? Join us for a special lecture on the art of Italian Jewelry led by Italian designer Pascal Fusco of Angelo Fusco Jewelry and the exhibition of Mrs. B Collection by Cathy Borlenghi Italian Handcrafted Jewelry.   Special discounts of Mrs.B Collection fo...

Italian Stories is a refreshing approach to travel. A method for travelers to find "authentic experiences with Italian artisans". They live by the motto, "You don't visit a land, you go live it". They offer unique opportunities to visit artisans in their laboratories (workshops), and if you wish, spend the day learning the 'secrets' of their s...

La macchina dell'artigianato made in Italy prova a voltare pagina con la crisi, "aggredendo" i mercati esteri e portando a casa un risultato di tutto rilievo: +5% l'incremento delle esportazioni nell'ultimo trimestre del 2013, qualcosa in più del +4,3% del totale del settore manifatturiero.   La "scossa" - che fa sperare anche in una rimessa...

Several fast-growing Italian brands are leading the charge for the imported sparkling wine category in the U.S. market, which rose 5.5% to 6.7 million cases in 2013, according to Impact Databank. The imported sparkling wine category's two biggest brands—Freixenet USA's flagship Cava and Bacardi's Martini & Rossi—saw single-digit declines last...

"When two years ago Valentino was acquired by Qatar investment firm Mayhoola for €700 million, some might have thought that multiples were too high.   Instead, the Qatar fund had understood the group's sizeable growth potential. For this year, we estimate revenues to increase more than 30% to €650 million. And we expect to reach €1 billion i...

by John Halas   Lamborghini has finally green-lighted the development of a new SUV with production to take place at its Sant'Agata Bolognese facility in Italy. The third model in Lamborghini's tight vehicle range after the Huracan and Aventador will go on sale in 2018, with the VW Group-owned firm expecting annual volumes of around 3,00...

Coram USA LLC, a global manufacturer of automotive components, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 35 new jobs by 2016. The company, which is a subsidiary of the Italy-based Coram Group, will invest $1.1 million to lease, renovate and equip a 20,000 square-foot facility in Fort Wayne. Coram USA plans to move its war...

by Georgette Jupe   The Made In Italy concept has come to the internet's biggest reseller, Amazon, in a very special artisan marketplace that has launched earlier this week in Amazon.it, with the UK And US sites soon to follow.   Soon hundreds of millions of people all over the world will have access to these artisan-made goods, that...

Il parziale è di due a uno. Per ogni due miliardi in acquisizioni fatte da aziende straniere in Italia, un miliardo viene investito dalle nostre per espandersi oltreconfine. Un risultato forse meno pesante di quanto si potesse immaginare, ma che non lascia spazio a rassicurazioni. Si tratta di operazioni in buona parte medio-piccole, fatte da impre...