Robert Stockdill

Robert Stockdill, Author at Inside Retail

LVMH achieves record result, with profit up 21 per cent

World’s largest luxury retailer reports record revenue of €46.8 billion.

Apple sales and profit slip as iPhone demand tumbles

Tumbling iPhone sales drove a decline in the first quarter.

China retail poised to overtake the US

Turnover in the Chinese retail industry will eclipse that of the US later this year, according to analyses.

Fashion label Espirit confirms heavy loss

Struggling fashion label looks to new CEO, incoming chairman to turn the business around after a horror year.

Fung Retailing may be forced to sell Toys R Us stake

Lenders try to have a US court force Hong Kong’s Fung Group to sell its stake in the profitable Asian subsidiary.

Chinese power massive growth for L’Oreal in Asia Pacific

Beauty products retailer’s sales in Asia Pacific soar.

Kering’s chief hails “dazzling” performance

Fashion giant’s decision to focus the business on luxury appears to be paying off.

Alibaba and JD facing keen new rivals, says eMarketer

Alibaba and JD may appear to dominate China’s e-commerce market, but new research suggests new players are increasing their influence.

Ihop name change a PR disaster – or was it?

How a name change turned out to be a hugely successful publicity stunt.

SK-II experiential concept store incorporates face authentication

The Future X Smart Store by SK-II to trade in the trendy Harajuku district until June 28.

Starbucks China to double store network

Starbucks China plans to open a new store every 15 hours for the next five years.

The DNA of Zalora

Exclusive interviews with the outgoing CEOs of Zalora and parent Global Fashion Group.

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