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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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Oriental Watch bullish as sales, profit rise despite Covid impact

While the pandemic continues to disrupt Hong Kong retail trade and restrict border movement, sales of luxury watches are...

Chow Tai Fook arm in bid for Giordano International

Suitor promises business as usual, and to maintain fashion group's independent listing.

Jeweller Tse Sui Luen returns to profit after targeting younger consumers

Chairman Annie Yau said Covid had caused “unprecedented challenges" to its Hong Kong business operations due to multiple...

Shein sued for US$100 million by artist over ‘stolen’ design

The filing includes a comparison of her artwork and a wall hanging sold by Shein that appears to feature an exact replic...

Weighed down by debt, Revlon collapses into bankruptcy protection

Analysts say the company’s collapse is due to its existing legacy debt levels amplified by worsening trading conditions ...

Reliance, Apollo lodge US$6 billion bid for Boots business

Current parent, US group Walgreens Boots Alliance, is expected to retain a minority stake in the business, as high as 40...

Authentic Brands Group backs out of Ted Baker deal

The future ownership of Ted Baker is under a cloud after the preferred bidder – Authentic Brands Group – withdrew its of...

Reebok adaptive range designed for people with restricted mobility

"We created the Reebok Fit to Fit adaptive footwear collection to champion Reebok's mission of inspiring human movement ...

Retail sales in Singapore surge as border restrictions relaxed

Retail sales in Singapore surged 17.4 per cent in April (excluding motor vehicles), faster than the rate of 13.6 per cen...

Hong Kong retail sales rebound as voucher scheme kicks in

According to the Census and Statistics Department, April sales were 11.7 per cent higher than a year earlier.