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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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Ferrari’s Agnelli family buys into rising Chinese luxury brand Shang Xia

Italy's Agnelli family has just become a major shareholder of Shang Xia.

Bonjour subsidiary faces winding-up petition over unpaid rent

A landlord is suing Hong Kong retailer Bonjour for HKD4 million in unpaid rent and expenses.
Singapore city

Singapore retail sales decline again in October

Singapore retail sales declined again in October.

I.T Group founder and CVC propose to privatise company

I.T Group seems headed to privatisation and delisting.

Dell backtracks on Singapore retail exit

Dell customers in Singapore will be able to continue to view products in three exclusive stores in Singapore after the c...
Debenhams store

It’s all over for Debenhams as liquidators appointed

Founded in 1778, Debenhams administrators have decided to liquidate the business after failing to find a buyer.

Hong Kong retail sales fall again in October

There is still little sign of the ongoing decline in Hong Kong retail sales bottoming out.

L’Occitane shrugs off Covid impact as Asian sales surge

L'Occitane sales across Asia surged quarter on quarter, allowing the company to preserve profitability.

Harvey Nichols parent turns a profit despite ‘catastrophic’ retail climate

Sales plunge 47 per cent in Hong Kong, but Taiwan market, investments produce a profit.