By acquiring the prestigious Italian fashion house, Versace, American group Michael Kors enters the luxury world, despite a lack of experience in the sector...
Stéphane J. G. Girod 15 Oct 2018
One year after buying Jimmy Choo, US fashion company Michael Kors is acquiring Italian luxury goods house Versace for $2.1 billion...
Lauren Hartzenberg 25 Sep 2018
Global cotton fabric imports totalled 2.3 million tonnes in 2016, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year's level...
29 May 2018
Think Italian fashion and you are likely to think of chic central, Milan. But "Made in Italy" actually has its roots in Florence, where the hotly anticipated Pitti Uomo trade fair opens this week...
9 Jan 2018
ROME, ITALY: The president of the Italian Ferrari luxury sports car company, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, announced he was stepping down on 13 October, just days after he said he wanted to stay.
10 Sep 2014
ROME, ITALY: After rescuing a burning ship from pirate-infested waters off Yemen and salvaging a sinking oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, South African salvage master Nick Sloane faces his biggest test yet off an idyllic Mediterranean island.
14 Jul 2014
MILAN, ITALY: Italian car company Fiat announced on Wednesday (29 January) it was changing its name to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) after completing the purchase of US car manufacturer in a move that Fiat chairman John Elkann said "heralded a new chapter".
30 Jan 2014
ROME, ITALY: Shares in Italian car giant Fiat rose sharply after it announced it would take full control of Chrysler in an historic US$3.65bn deal.
3 Jan 2014
ROME, IITALY: Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer said the computer company had to reinvent itself to avoid being "old and tired" as it struggles to keep up in the mobile devices sector.
6 Nov 2013
MILAN, ITALY: Fiat said on Wednesday (4 September) it will invest €1.0bn at its Turin plant to make Maseratis, easing fears that Fiat is lowering its role in Italy.
5 Sep 2013
MILAN, ITALY: Italian car company Fiat reported a huge increase in second-quarter profits on Tuesday (30 July) but its share price fell sharply after US partner Chrysler revised down its 2013 financial targets
31 Jul 2013
ROME, ITALY: Women's prison workshops across Italy are joining up under a new commercial fashion brand they hope will help encourage more detainees to learn the trade and give them hope for a future on the outside.
6 Jun 2013
NUREMBURG, GERMANY: In 2011, demand for mobile phones once again increased in Europe, largely as a result of the rising popularity of smartphones. According to GfK, 3.2% more mobile phones were sold in 2011, in particular the sales of smartphones increased by 67%.
15 Feb 2012
LONDON, UK: North America's switch on to energy efficiency has driven their position in the global renewable M&A market in the last 12 months, and could act as a driver for the region to become the dominant renewables market within three years, according to new analysis by PwC. In Europe, however, regulatory uncertainty clouds European deals.
29 Mar 2011