Rent hikes force Italy’s shops out of business

Rent hikes force Italy’s shops out of business

Increasing rents are forcing shops in Italy out of business, a shop owner told The Local after it was revealed that one in four premises across the country are empty.

Immigrants drive Italy’s economy

Immigrants drive Italy’s economy

Crisis-hit shops scrap traditional August break

Crisis-hit shops scrap traditional August break

Chinese entrepreneurs buck Italy’s recession

Chinese entrepreneurs buck Italy’s recession

Italy lost 12,000 firms in three months

Italy lost 12,000 firms in three months

Italian businesses flock to Romania

Italian businesses flock to Romania

High taxes weigh down Italy’s small firms

High taxes weigh down Italy’s small firms

Italy sees record number of businesses go bust

Italy sees record number of businesses go bust

Desperate business owners march on Rome

Desperate business owners march on Rome

Mohammed ‘top name for Milan entrepreneurs’

Mohammed ‘top name for Milan entrepreneurs’

€5 billion boost for struggling Italian firms

€5 billion boost for struggling Italian firms

Pope Francis sparks Vatican shopping boom

Pope Francis sparks Vatican shopping boom

‘Small businesses can’t afford to compete’

‘Small businesses can’t afford to compete’