MILAN — Patrizio Bertelli was in typically outspoken form Thursday.
As Prada SpA reported a 72.2 percent jump in net profits in the year ended Jan. 31, its chief appeared at a two-hour live-streamed conference with analysts in which he outlined aggressive expansion plans — and talked about everything from Dubai to the underappreciation of the fashion industry in Italy. It was the first time Bertelli took questions from analysts since Prada did its initial public offering in Hong Kong last summer.
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