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Human Resources

Marino Vago Named President of Sistema Moda Italia

The textile entrepreneur succeeds Claudio Marenzi in the institutional role.

clock October 12, 2017Alessandra Turra

Paolo Gentiloni

Government and Trade

Italian Government to Support Country’s Fashion Industry, Pledges $38.1 Million for 2017

Carlo Calenda, Italy’s minister for economic development, revealed the investment inaugurating Pitti Uomo.

clock January 11, 2017Luisa Zargani

Claudio Marenzi

Fashion Scoops

Claudio Marenzi, Roberto Colombo Appointed Cavalieri del Lavoro

This is one of the highest honors bestowed by the president of the Italian Republic.

clock November 14, 2016Luisa Zargani

Fashion Features

Italian Textile and Fashion Industry Expects 2.2% Growth in First Half

Industry association Sistema Moda Italia also sees exports climbing 2.9 percent in the first six months of the year.

clock April 21, 2016Luisa Zargani

Matteo Renzi


Italy, Iran Sign Agreement to Strengthen Trade Relations Between Textile and Fashion Firms

Sistema Moda Italia signed on Wednesday a Memorandum of Understanding with leading Iranian textile and apparel organization Teheran Garment Union as part of the entrepreneurial mission in Iran led by Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

clock April 13, 2016Luisa Zargani


Russia Remains Key Market for Italian Exports

The country is one of the main outlets for fashion Made in Italy.

clock December 10, 2015Lucie Janik

Business Features

CEO Roundtable Discusses Digital Fashion in Milan

The first CEO roundtable focused on the topics “Luxury & Digital” and “Fashion & Ecommerce.”

clock November 13, 2015Lucie Janik

Fashion Scoops

CFMI Appoints New President

The Florence Center for Italian fashion (CFMI) has named Andrea Cavicchi as new president.

clock October 12, 2015Lucie Janik

China International Fashion Fair CHIC 2015

Fashion Scoops

Italian Area To Debut At Shanghai CHIC

The new area ‘La Moda Italiana’ will exhibit 46 Italian collections during Shanghai’s fashion fair CHIC.

clock October 9, 2015Lucie Janik


Intesa Sanpaolo Supports Italian Textile Sector

Intesa Sanpaolo Group and SMI Sistema Moda Italia have signed an agreement to promote the growth of Italian fashion and textile industries.

clock June 25, 2015Lucie Janik


Italy’s Textile, Fashion Sales Rise

Exports continue to boost Italy’s textile and fashion industry, which is turning to the U.S. to help offset a decrease in the Russian market.

clock March 5, 2015Luisa Zargani



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clock January 14, 2018Samantha Conti

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