By Breanna Wilson It all starts at an exclusive dinner event at one of Florence's Michelin-rated restaurants. But isn't that how it always starts? You're given a taste of the best version of something and there's just no going back from there. It's like being seated in First Class and then being expected to fly economy for the rest of your life. Y...

Italian luxury menswear house Ermenegildo Zegna opened this week its first stand alone in the U.S. dedicated to its Z Zegna line. The new Z Zegna mono-brand store is situated within the Beverly Hills Centre Mall in Los Angeles. Also this week, Z Zegna's creative director, Paul Surridge, presented the Z Zegna Fall Winter 2013-14 collection at the Z...

Alla vigilia dell'accordo di libero scambio fra Unione Europea e Stati Uniti, una nuova grande opportunità si apre per le imprese veronesi grazie all'accordo siglato fra Confindustria Verona e American Chamber of Commerce in Italy (che in Italia rappresenta la US Chamber of Commerce) che, dal 1915, promuove lo sviluppo delle relazioni commerciali f...

Murphy Distributors announced today it has obtained the exclusive distribution rights to PunZoné; the first imported Italian Ultra-Premium vodka line directly from Italy's preeminent food and wine region for the State of Connecticut.   "We are delighted to add PunZoné Organic Italian Vodka to our elite distribution portfolio. Frank Guerrera,...

by Jennifer Noblit   The Italian Gathering will celebrate its 10th year with one of the biggest names in Lamborghini. Retired test-driver and brand ambassador Valentino Balboni will help roll out the 2015 Italian Gathering from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, on the grounds of Wendy's Corporate headquarters, 1 Dave Thomas Blvd.   O...

by Max Ehrenfreund   There's a black Fiat 500L sitting beside the highway outside Safford Fiat of Tyson's Corner with the doors open. It isn't the pope's, but Mark Cowdin, the general sales manager there, thinks he can sell it all the same. Pope Francis arrived in Washington in what appeared to be an identical car, and is also using a Jeep W...

L'export agroalimentare italiano ha registrato negli ultimi mesi un tasso di crescita superiore al 25% verso il mercato statunitense rispetto all'anno procedente. Complice un rapporto di cambio euro-dollaro che premia le nostre esportazioni, sempre più aziende italiane guardano oltre oceano per aprire o rafforzare i propri canali distributivi. ...

by Silvia Pieraccini   In order to promote the fashion sector this year, the Italian government has allocated €35 million to the Italian Trade Agency - ICE. As ITA President Michele Scannavini confirms, this is a 45% increase in resources (compared to 2016), which will serve to fund trade shows, multichannel marketing and distribution, expan...

by Claudia Astarita   Italian Foreign Minister Emma Bonino recently defined intellectual property as "a vital asset for Italian growth, and an issue for which uniform worldwide protection is more than ever necessary". She stressed her point of view during a conference on "Intellectual Property: a strategic economic development factor in a gl...

By Riccardo Chioni Primo giorno, oggi al Javits Center, della International Contemporary Furniture Fair giunta alla XXVI edizione, dove Ceramics of Italy mette in vetrina i prodotti di 23 aziende italiane di piastrelle. Quello della ICFF è un appuntamento newyorkese atteso per il mercato di piastrelle e delle costruzioni in cui il mondo si sfida...