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Abercrombie & Fitch leaves Milan amid sales fall

Abercrombie & fitch leaves Milan and we are very sorry to hear about that! It was just a few years ago when we talked about the grand opening of the first Italian store of the company based in Manhattan and now things seem to have gone wrong, in every possible way. When we have previously reported of the dire straits many retailers found themselves in we could not imagine that the end of the Milanese Abercrombie and fitch store was so close!

Goodbye Google +

Google + its about to be permanently deleted by its creator Google. Did you save your content? make sure to do so, it all ends on the 2nd of April!

The inventor of internet says he has a new plan

The inventor of internet Tim Berners-Lee has recently released an interview to Fast Company saying that he has something new in mind. Tim Berners-Lee has just launched his new company called Inrupt with the aim to make of the internet what he was supposed to be in the first place. Born has a world-changing tool the internet has become during the years the reign of just a few players (Google, Amazon, Facebook, etc…) where the people cannot decide, fo instance, the use of personal data. The inventor of internet wants to change that and he is doing it through a…

Starbucks in Milan hires people with special needs

Starbucks in Milan hires people with special needs The brand new Starbucks in Milan occupies an entire building in the heart of the city. The three-storey building in Piazza Cordusio used to be the headquarter of the Italian Postal Services. Conveniently located just a few steps from the Duomo cathedral and the La Scala opera house, the Starbucks building features an impressive set of original decorations and ornaments dating back to 1901. In the original plan right in front of this new Italian development of the Seattle-based coffee house there was an outside area for al fresco dining but this…

The weirdest job titles on Linkedin

The case of the fake curriculum of the Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte has unleashed the imagination of the Italians. Recently have appeared on Linkedin and on the most popular social networks, vignettes and GIFs that returned an unflattering portrait of Mr Conte. However, the art of writing finds its maximum expression in the writing of our curricula. A line added in the course of study or a shrewdly described work experience can greatly change the perception that the director of human resources of any company has of us. So those who dealt with leafleting become  business to consumer advertising specialists …

Haitao: the chinese online shopping experience

Haitao: the Chinese online shopping experience Haitao means overseas in Chinese and today this term identifies a movement of mainly young Chinese consumers, who buy their products online from Western companies…overseas. The Chinese millennials, especially those belonging to the so-called middle-class, are the heirs of the economic boom that has changed the needs of consumers in the last twenty years. The demand for this category of consumers was more attentive to quality and susceptible to the added value of the brand. So many blogs and online forums were born over time, where new Haitao consumers exchanged views both about products…

Blink Travel Guide: here is our review

Blink Travel Guide: here is our review Blink is a new tool that has recently joined the multitude of apps that aim at enhancing the tourists experience where ever they are. It has been developed to make easier and faster for visitors of the major destinations to select where to go, which museum to visit or to find a restaurant that locals would choose. The two main features of Blink are the massive use of attractive pictures and its fluid navigation. The developers needed to find a way to stand from the crowd and through a clear, simple and fancy…

Michael Kors to close 100 stores

Michael Kors, the iconic brand that made its fortune on leather bags and accessories, is now on the list of those companies that got dragged into the so-called retail crisis. The designer, born Karl Anderson, Jr, started his career at a very young age. He was discovered by Dawn Mello, the fashion director of the Bergdorf Goodman departmet store, who gave the start to his career. He launched his own pret-a-porter collection in 1981 which was sold through the Bergdorf Goodman stores. In 1997 he joined the french company Celine as creative director while working on his own collection. Once Michael…

Starbucks in Milan is going to be different

Starbucks in Milan is going to be different. The store that is about to open will be part of a new concept that the coffee house based in Seattle is developing right now. Starbucks in Milan will not be the usual bar which we are used to see throughout the United States. First and foremost it will be hosted within an iconic retail space: the former headquarter of the Italian postal services in Piazza Cordusio, just a few steps from the Piazza del Duomo and the Cathedral. The plans for the Starbucks in Milan are to offer to the Italian…