Today, the results of recent research on employment were summed up. According to analysts and political scientists, the results are simply shocking: since 2008, Italy has been steadily moving towards the title of "The weakest country in Europe." The thing is that over the past five years, Italy has been going through very difficult times: the economic crisis not only crippled the country's financial situation, but also affected the wages and employment of its population.
Category: Business and Economics
Italian carmaker Ferrari was named the most influential global brand due to the amazing combination of reliability, customer trust and their irresistible desire to purchase one of the popular sports cars. This title was awarded to Ferrari by Brand Finance. The executive director of the agency, David Haig, explained that the Ferrari logo (prancing horse) is perhaps the most recognizable in the whole world, including countries in which there is no question of asphalt roads.
In Venice, 1749 people immediately wanted to get a job in a branch of the popular fast food chain McDonald's. The managers of the McDonald's branch in the suburb of Venice Mestre (Mestre), opening 30 vacancies, clearly did not expect that their proposal would cause such a full house. Recruiters of one of the branches of the popular fast food restaurant chain received almost two thousand resumes for 30 vacancies.
Recent data show that Britain has pushed Germany out of first place in the ranking of "The best country for Italians looking for work." Great Britain is the favorite destination of Italians traveling in search of a better job and life to another country. So, tens of thousands of young representatives of Italy refuse to live in their own country, whose economic condition was pretty much “knocked down” by the 2008 crisis.
Paolo Costa, the head of the port of Venice, hopes that the city will again become a significant figure in terms of shipping and profit. The authorities in Venice announced the construction of a huge port in the city, despite a recent decree prohibiting cruise liners from entering Venice starting in 2015. Paolo Costa, the mayor of the city in the past and the head of the Venetian port in the present, explained that Venice risks becoming only a monument of architecture, the only source of income for which will remain tourists.
Arid summers and dangerous bacteria had a big impact on the amount of the crop, which negatively affected the prices of olive oil: in just a few weeks they rose from 2.40 to 2.70 euros per kilogram. This year, Italian olive groves were infected with very dangerous viruses for plants, including a microbe called Xylella Fastidiosa, which literally “attacked” the Puglia region.
The fashion house of the most talented fashion designer Roberto Cavalli received a subpoena, where a trial of plagiarism will take place. Representatives of the famous fashion house Roberto Cavalli (Roberto Cavalli) will meet in court with American graffiti artists who accuse the designer of copying their drawings.
In your pocket, one euro was accidentally lying around? If so, then you can use it profitably by purchasing one of the small houses in a Sicilian village. In the small village of Gangi, which was founded back in the 12th century, about 20 houses are for sale, the value of which cannot but shock: you can buy real estate here for only 1 euro.
Global manufacturers of multimedia devices and household appliances should seriously think about additional deliveries of their goods to Italy: the inhabitants of this country are ready to purchase the latest market news, regardless of how much money they have available. Recent studies have shown that Italians spend more on acquiring equipment than other European nationalities.
On eBay, a whole village appeared in the Italian Dolomites, with an initial value of € 245,000. The few remaining local residents hope that the wealthy owner will be able to save the village from extinction. The picturesque village of Calsazio in the Italian Alps is for sale on the Internet An eBay auction with a starting price of just € 245,000.
Italy put up for sale one of the islands located in the Venetian lagoon in order to pay off state tenders. In addition to a small piece of land, the country is also preparing to sell the old fortress and monastery. The small islet of Poveglia is considered one of the tidbits for investors from around the world.
The boy created a Facebook page dedicated to Ferrari, and over time, it became the official fan group of the company. However, the creator was left with nothing and now wants $ 11 million in payment for the thousands of hours spent in front of the computer. Boyish dreams of the world's most famous brand, Ferrari Prancing Stallion.
With revenues for 2013 of 53 billion euros, the Italian mafia Ndrangheta earned more than Deutsche Bank and McDonald's fast-food restaurant chain combined. The income of the influential Italian mafia was calculated by the Demoskopika research center, whose employees managed to establish almost all of Ndrangheta's sources of profit.
Campari, an Italian company known worldwide for its aperitif, has announced its intention to acquire Forty Creek Distillery Ltd, the Canadian leader in the production of whiskey. This deal will surely provide Campari with entry into the foreign market, as well as significantly expand its product range.
Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer leaves the company in September this year, his vacant place will be taken by his deputy Luca Maestri. In an announcement regarding such a reshuffle, Apple spokesman Tim Cook said: “Peter has served as CFO for the past decade.
Ferrari, the Italian manufacturer of luxury sports cars, and the well-known California company Apple have announced today that they intend to work closely in the future and create a car equipped with cutting edge technology. This news came from Geneva, where an automobile exhibition is being held. It was there that Ferrari presented its new creation: the stunning LaFerrari, in which journalists noticed Apple's built-in iPad Mini.
Purchased for thousands of dollars and sold for more than 21 million. This deal is worth it to be recorded in the annals of the history of the car, because the object of trade is neither more nor less, but Ferrari. More precisely, the 1955 355 S model, a museum exhibit, which at the end of last year after long private negotiations was acquired by an Austrian collector.
The Italian government intends to apply to the European Commission with a proposal to make some changes to the process of supplying local products to the UK. The thing is that the English-speaking country recently has a special regulation that prohibits the import of products that are potentially threatening obesity.
“We won’t survive on tickets only” The municipality of Milan is preparing a decree: large companies will have the opportunity to add their name to the name of the metro station in exchange for investments and assistance with modifications. But not everyone agrees with this decision. Basilio Rizzo, President of the Municipal Council: “The city is not for sale” The project is designed for all one hundred stations of the Milan metro.
From year to year over the past few years, Italy has celebrated a special holiday - San Faustino or “Valentine's Day”. It is easy to guess that all lonely Italian hearts raise their glasses on February 15th. And now, a day after an unusual date, the Italian National Statistical Agency (Istat) conducted a study with the association of agricultural producers Coldiretti, the results of which are simply amazing.
More work, profit and productivity: if Italian production emigrates, it starts to earn. Brands that have moved abroad do not lose their national identity. According to the study, Italian companies, acquired by multinational corporations, begin to develop much more actively.