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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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Another big loss for retailer Esprit, but there are signs of a turnaround

More writedowns and restructuring costs have seen fashion retailer Esprit post another full-year loss, but the company is adamant its recovery plan is beginning to show results.

Gap Inc to franchise Athleta, Janie and Jack brands in Asia

Gap Inc is planning to roll out Janie and Jack and Athleta stores globally, via a franchise model.

How 5G will revolutionse retail as a great enabler

Thanks to 5G, mobile communication is about to experience its greatest revolution in the 12 years since Apple invented the smartphone.

Crabtree & Evelyn losses halve as stores closed and brand moves online

Beauty-products brand Crabtree & Evelyn halved its losses in the first half of the year as parent, Hong Kong-listed Nan Hai Corporation continued its move from offline to online.

DFS says Changi Airport liquor and tobacco concession ‘not viable’

DFS has explained its rationale for quitting its Changi Airport liquor and tobacco concession, saying remaining there was “not a financially viable option”.

Online fashion retailer Boohoo set to buy Karen Millen and Coast – updated

Fast-growing pure-play online fashion retailer Boohoo is preparing to acquire the Karen Millan and Coast brands.

Jack Wills placed in administration and sold to Sports Direct

Struggling UK fashion chain Jack Wills has been bought by Sports Direct for £12.75 million after being placed in administration.

Riccardo Tisci makes magic at Burberry

Burberry is hailing the success of new creative director Riccardo Tisci as its June-quarter same-store sales grew by 4 per cent.

Dickson Concepts reveals Tommy Hilfiger termination deal

Dickson Concepts has revealed details of the termination of its licence to sell Tommy Hilfiger products in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia.

Hong Kong and New York options for US$1 billion Miniso IPO

Chinese discount merchandise chain Miniso is reportedly planning an IPO raising as much as US$1 billion to continue its rapid expansion.

Toppen Centre in Johor Bahru sets opening date

Toppen Centre in Johor Bahru – the giant shopping mall attached to the city’s Ikea store – will open in November.

China sales surge 70 per cent for Lululemon Athletica

Lululemon Athletica has reported a massive 70 per cent growth in first-quarter China sales, part contributing to a stellar performance globally.

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