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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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Toy retailer Hamley’s set to be sold to Indian retailer

Toy retailer Hamleys is set to have its fourth owner in 15 years since it was taken private by an Icelandic investor.

Online-offline integration key to AS Watson Group success

AS Watson Group MD Dominic Lai talks to Inside Retail Asia about how merging online and offline is key to growth.

Greater China, South Korea drive Uniqlo sales despite warm winter

Heavy discounting necessary to offload winter stock has hit Uniqlo sales.

Tesco Asia sales fall as restructure takes effect

Tesco Asia like-for-like sales fell 6.2 per cent last year.

Ted Baker China joint venture set to boost store network

Fashion brand Ted Baker has formed a joint venture to expand its network in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.

Dusit Thani Bangkok development details unveiled

The US$1.15 billion mixed-use development on the site of the former Dusit Thani hotel in Bangkok will tower over Lumpini Park.

Ikea leasing program targets students, offices

A new Ikea leasing program set for global rollout offers students and offices subscription-based furniture solutions.

Sephora Hong Kong comeback confirmed

A new Sephora Hong Kong store has been confirmed after a nine-year absence from the city.

VF Corp names spin-off company Kontoor Brands

Kontoor Brands – that’s the name chosen for the denim-led fashion business being spun off by VF Corporation next month.

Surprise fall in Hong Kong retail sales

Hong Kong retail sales fell 1.6 per cent in the first two months of this year.

Rent reductions pare back Bonjour Holdings loss

Bonjour Holdings sales fell 7.3 per cent last year as the health and beauty products retailer reorganised its store network.

Mister Donut China to close as trading sours

Mister Donut China will soon be no more, Japan’s largest donut chain calling time there after losses mount.

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