Prada’s Bertelli Talks Expansion and Growth

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The Prada Group chief executive officer was keen to illustrate investments in manufacturing, product diversification and retail expansion at an almost four-hour meeting with investors in Milan on Wednesday.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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