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Porta Nuova: Milan’s silicon valley.

Porta Nuova is the up-and-coming district of Milan. The renovation of this area of the city started back in 2005 and at that time was the largest construction yard of Europe. This two billions renovation project saw the participation of twenty architects who worked to re-design the Varesine area with the help of more than two thousands workers. Nowadays the Porta Nuova district features some astonishing buildings like the Bosco Verticale , which was elected best skyscraper of the world by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat in 2015 and the Cesar Pelli Tower which now hosts the Unicredit’s headquarter.…

The retailers struggles and the digital shoppers behaviour.

Macy’s, the US department stores chain, has recently announced that it is about to close 68 stores nationwide. This operation will cause the sudden unemployment of more than 10.000 people on the US territory. The disappointing Christmas sales led the management of the company, which also owns Bloomingdale’s, to move forward with what was already announced in August 2016. Compared to the 2015 November and December sales the company has lost a 2.1 percent  in the established stores. The corporate restructuring aims at preventing further  losses and follows the steps of other major retailers that are now facing the changing…