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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.

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Burberry’s focus on younger customers is paying off

Luxury brand reports a 26-per-cent lift in sales of goods at full-price in the latest quarter.
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Online accounted for a fifth of Singapore retail sales in November

Singapore retail sales – excluding motor vehicles – rose by 4.1 per cent in November, according to data from Statistics ...

Retail sales in Hong Kong continue to recover slowly

Retail sales in Hong Kong rose by 7.1 per cent in November, further evidence of a gradual improvement following October’...

FJ Benjamin raises S$3 million from share placement to Far East

Property developer Far East Organization has taken a further 9.3-per-cent stake in Singapore retail group FJ Benjamin Ho...

Meta’s Facebook pockets stolen cash in Ads scam, leaving vendors fleeced

In a sophisticated Facebook Ads scam, hackers are taking over legitimate accounts and launching retail campaigns selling...

Miniso to rebrand US stores as $10 N’ Under banner to attract Gen Z

Next year, the retailer plans to expand its offer to attract Gen Z shoppers, adding scented products, plush toys, and "f...

GlobalData predicts Asia’s duty-free market will recover by 2023

Asia-Pacific’s duty-free market will bounce back in 2023 according to research from data analytics company GlobalData.

Reliance Retail’s Covid strategy is to further boost its e-commerce reach

Reliance is continuing to acquire small brands and businesses that can expand its offer and strengthen its foothold in g...

Fire at Hong Kong’s World Trade Centre injures 13

Some 150 people had to be rescued when fire broke out in the building, which is under renovation.

Chanel hires Unilever executive Leena Nair as global CEO

French luxury group Chanel has appointed an outsider to lead its company, turning to an experienced FMCG executive.

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