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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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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.

Global slump for Gap Inc sales in first quarter

Gap Inc sales have slumped globally and across the whole company with the Gap brand the worst performer, down 10 per cent. “This …

‘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.

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