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Versace's Global Fashion Business...


SALES: $1 billion

EMPLOYEES: 1,200

SUBSIDIARIES: Controls 10 of his major suppliers

BOUTIQUES: More than 300 worldwide, the 50 largest are owned by the company, the rest by franchisees. All told, more than 2,000 sales points


...Faces Tough Worldwide Rivals


U.S.: POLO-RALPH LAUREN Prep-school look boosted by $750 million raised in June IPO; Calvin Klein, now targeting expansion in Europe

ITALY: GIORGIO ARMANI No. 1 in Italy with $1.2 billion in 1996 sales, may take company public

FRANCE: LVMH'S brands such as Kenzo, Givenchy, Christian Lacroix, and Guerlain generate over $1.8 billion in sales





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