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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.
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Asos profits tumble as international sales growth slows

Global fashion online retailer Asos has seen profits tumble 68 per cent in the year to August, despite a 13-per-cent increase in sales.

Hong Kong retail sales crash by steepest rate on record

Hong Kong retail sales crashed 23 per cent in August as extradition-bill protests saw stores shuttered and visitors staying away.

Suning.com to open 200 stores inside Carrefour China hypermarkets

Suning.com plans to open more than 200 stores inside Carrefour China hypermarkets later this month.

Shopping malls in the Philippines ‘stronger than ever’

Shopping malls in the Philippines are bucking international trends and are trading stronger than ever, says retail technology expert Nikki Baird.

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.

Tumi powers Samsonite Asia growth

High-performing travel lifestyle Tumi drove Samsonite Asia sales in the first half of this year, compensating for an unusual decline in the core Samsonite brand’s business regionally.

Parkson closes Puchong store after just 18 months

Malaysian department store operator Parkson has closed its store in Puchong just 18 months after it opened.

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.

Asos shares tumble as growth slows

Online fashion-retailer Asos reported sales growth beneath expectations for the four months to June, causing its share price to tumble 13 per cent overnight.

LVMH takes stake in Stella McCartney House

LVMH has bought a cornerstone share in Stella McCartney House.

Bleak forecast for Hong Kong retail sales

Hong Kong retail sales will shrink by 5 per cent this year according to projections by PWC.

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