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Alongside its success in the U.S., Esquire has a fast growing global presence. Esquire's 28 international editions are published through joint ventures, partnerships, and licensing arrangements. International editors participate in an active exchange of ideas with their U.S. counterparts to create original editorial material, however, each edition is a product and reflection of the country in which it is published.