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Robert Stockdill

Robert Stockdill

Robert Stockdill is director of content at Inside Retail Asia. A cloud-based writer with a passion for design and digital communications, Robert has written about the retail industry for more than 20 years. He has spent the last eight of those based in Southeast Asia. Contact him at [email protected]

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‘Economic headwinds’ end glory days of Samsonite sales

“Economic headwinds” in the latest quarter have brought an end to the stellar run of Samsonite sales growth.

Victoria’s Secret drops televised fashion show; will flagships be next?

A root-and-branch review of the Victoria’s Secret business has spelled the end of its famed televised catwalk shows.

Honestbee has shut down in five countries

Honestbee has shut down or suspended operations in five countries as it seeks funding to continue to trade in its core markets, including home base Singapore.

Esprit’s restructure showing results despite further sales decline

Esprit’s restructure is beginning to pay off, the company says, despite another quarterly same-store sales decline.

Honestbee freezes operations as funds dry up

Honestbee is freezing operations in Hong Kong and Thailand and laying off staff as it urgently seeks investment to stave off collapse.

L’Oreal Asia sales outpace Europe for the first time

L’Oreal Asia now sells more products than the company’s home European division.

Tiger Street Lab expands brand from beer to fashion and food

Tiger creates experiential space Tiger Beer has unveiled Tiger Street Lab at Singapore’s Jewel Changi – billed as the brand’s fi…

Online-offline integration key to AS Watson Group success

AS Watson Group MD Dominic Lai talks to Inside Retail Asia about how merging online and offline is key to growth.

Adidas and Beyonce in Ivy Park relaunch

Adidas and Beyonce are teaming up to relaunch the superstar’s Ivy Park label.

Ikea leasing program targets students, offices

A new Ikea leasing program set for global rollout offers students and offices subscription-based furniture solutions.

Pret-a-Manger owner JAB Holding in Nazi nightmare

JAB Holding has pledged to pay US$11.3 million to charity after the family-owned company’s ties to the Nazi party were revealed.

AS Watson marks 15,000-stores milestone

In Kuala Lumpur’s new Central I-City shopping mall, AS Watson cut the ribbon to its 15,000th store.

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