MILAN — The fashion and luxury goods industry may not be immune to the financial crisis but that’s no reason to panic, according to Gianni Versace SpA chief executive officer Giancarlo Di Risio.
Instead, “You need to be careful not to make moves which could invalidate the positioning of your brand. Above all, you need to be consistent with your strategy and consistent with yourself…because you have to be a precise reference point for your client,” Di Risio said Tuesday in an interview at the Italian fashion group’s headquarters here.
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