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Robert Stockdill

Robert Stockdill is Head of News and Asian correspondent for Octomedia's B2B titles Inside Retail, Internet Retailing and Inside FMCG. Based in Asia, he has 25+ years experience writing and commentating on retail and FMCG industry issues.

From the author

Thai department stores must revise business models to stay relevant

Improved shopping experiences, inventive activities and value-added programs.
North Face climbing wall

VF Corp to relocate business operations out of Hong Kong

Operational functions to be moved to Singapore, Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur.

Bauhaus sales tumble as store network shrinks

Company ended the year with just five self-operated stores outside Hong Kong.

Carrefour starts rebranding Wellcome stores in Taiwan

Deal settled after regulatory approval secured.

Retail sales decline slows dramatically in Hong Kong, Singapore

November data sets encouraging tone for 2021.

Thai occupancy rates holding up despite Covid-19 crunch

But many retailers looking to downsize store space.

Esprit loses CEO, CFO as board moves head office function back to Hong Kong

Esprit is heading back to Hong Kong - despite having closed its stores there.
Colin Harvey

Former 7-Eleven Malaysia CEO Colin Harvey passes away

Complications from recent illness claim popular executive.
K11 Musea entrance

How art and apps drove growth for K11 malls – before and after pandemic

Sales surge for mall group as it focuses on digital engagement.
Marks & Spencer Singapore

Marks & Spencer to close Singapore store, but ‘fully committed’ to city

Robinsons' demise causes sibling store's unexpected closure.