Tag: business

NEWS

Swedish company Erqole strengthens investments in Tuscany

Swedish company Erqole is making a major investment in southern Tuscany to turn former fish factory, Cirio, into luxury tourist accommodation with the help of Invest in Tuscany.

COMMUNITY

On a “first date” with Mandy Ginsberg

Former CEO of Match.com, Mandy Ginsberg, talks about moving to Florence and her business accomplishments, including how she championed women’s rights in the tech world.

COMMUNITY

Real estate in Tuscany: there’s never been a better time to invest

From castles to modern estates, there's never been a better time to invest in real estate in Tuscany thanks to the region's website.

NEWS

DUCO Italy and the thoughts of Florence’s hotel managers

DUCO Italy is a high-end tourism event held annually in Florence, Italy. It promotes the excellence of Italian hospitality to the world’s most important buyers. It’s an invitation-only event featuring ...

COMMUNITY

Connect US: linking American entrepreneurs and Tuscan businesses

The US Consul General, Ragini Gupta, has introduced a scheme to connect Florence’s finest American business minds with the city’s businesses.

VIDEO

Bach Talks Ep.1 with Elia Nichols

  Internationally acclaimed financial expert and ten times New York Times bestselling author David Bach interviews Florence-based entrepreneurs who are accomplishing inspiring things in pandemic times in this new video ...

NEWS

From paper to soda ash: green industrial innovation in Tuscany

Tuscany isn’t a region to rest on its laurels when it comes to sustainability in business. The Florentine visits three multinational investors with sites in Tuscany that are striving for ...

NEWS

The scent of Pitti: interview with Raffaello Napoleone

For Destination Florence Magazine, we speak with Raffaello Napoleone, Chief Executive of Pitti Immagine, about the first Pitti Immagine trade fair to be held in Florence since the pandemic struck.   ...

NEWS

Talking about business in Tuscany with Charlie MacGregor

In this interview with Charlie MacGregor, CEO and founder of The Student Hotel, we find out about the entrepreneur’s perspective when it comes to investing in Tuscany.       ...

NEWS

Invest in Tuscany: celebrating 10 years of foreign investment

Retail represents 28% of the FDI made between 2016 and 2020, followed by hospitality (16%) and manufacturing (15%)

NEWS

Made in Tuscany: the companies that make a difference in our daily lives

Made in Tuscany is a bellwether of style and functionality. We start 2021 by bigging up the brands who make a difference in our daily lives.     Top left ...

COMMUNITY

Talking community with Nirav Tolia

Nirav Tolia is an über-successful entrepreneur who studied at Stanford University before working for Yahoo! and going on to found his own businesses including Epinions and, most notably, Nextdoor. With ...

NEWS

Rinascimento Firenze: 60 million euro for companies in Florence

Intesa Sanpaolo will provide the selected companies with up to 50 million euro in impact loans.

VIDEO

Restart Florence with The Florentine

  We’re here to help your business.   With record figures across our channels, there’s never been a better time to advertise with The Florentine through 30% tax breaks, plus ...

NEWS

Converting to the cause

Modern Italian history teaches us that the country is at its finest when its collective back is to the wall.     When the European Economic Community was created in ...

FOOD + WINE

Resilience in the wine world: Ruffino puts people first

Pontassieve-based American-owned wine company Ruffino has reacted to the Covid-19 emergency by putting people first.   Personal protective equipment was swiftly provided to employees and collaborators, teleworking introduced among office-based staff, and ...

COMMUNITY

On “radical sabbatical” with David Bach

On the Friday before lockdown, I sat down for an hour or so with David Bach, one of America’s bestselling financial authors, who’s currently on a “radical sabbatical” with his ...

NEWS

Work at The Florentine: Deputy Editor wanted

From quality journalism to translations, The Florentine is much more than a magazine. We are scouting for a deputy editor who can bring stability, creativity and enthusiasm to our team.

ART + CULTURE

Francesco Cirio

Summer, spring, winter and fall: there is no better dish than a piping hot plate of spaghetti with pummarola, the rich Italian sauce made from tomatoes, basil, garlic and olive ...

THINGS TO DO

The Student Hotel Florence

The Student Hotel Florence Lavagnini is much more than just student rooms. The co-living, co-working hybrid brings this vibrant format to Italy for the first time at Florence Lavagnini.   ...

ART + CULTURE

The man behind Pitti Uomo: Andrea Cavicchi

Andrea Cavicchi, president of Centro di Firenze per la Moda Italiana, talks about the future of fashion and Florence as a centre of it all

FOOD + WINE

La Marzocco: coffee machines made in the Mugello

A turn around the La Marzocco coffee machine factory, tucked away on an unassuming industrial block due west of Borgo San Lorenzo, is like a tour of the Willy Wonka ...

NEWS

Florence in New York

Stateside readers can enjoy Florence in New York, thanks to a three-day fair celebrating Florentine craftsmanship in Manhattan.

NEWS

110 million euro to develop Florence

On November 5, 2016, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and Florence Mayor Dario Nardella signed an agreement (the “Florence Pact”), which earmarks 110 million euro, in addition to the previously established 680 ...

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