Robert Stockdill

Robert Stockdill, Author at Inside Retail

Private equity tipped to privatise Victoria’s Secret

L Brands is reportedly about to announce the sale of Victoria’s Secret to private-equity company Sycamore Partners.

Burberry bullish despite Hong Kong sales collapsing

British luxury fashion label lifts full year forecast.

McDonald’s buys voice-technology company Apprente

McDonald’s is underscoring its increasing focus on technology.

How 5G will revolutionise retail as a great enabler

Thanks to 5G, mobile communication is about to experience its greatest revolution in the 12 years since Apple invented the smartphone.

Victoria’s Secret drops televised fashion show

Global fashion brand begins process of revitalising business for a new age.

Pizza Hut parent eyes French Connection sale

Parent of the Pizza Hut business in the UK appears front of the queue for sale of fashion chain.

High profile sisters launch Lilika Designs online

High profile sisters and business women Christina and Sarah Pearce have launched Lilika Designs, an online fashion retail business.

Mitre 10 shoppers splurge on chilli bushes

Kiwi gardens heat up as more gardeners opt for chilli bushes, reports retailer Mitre 10.

Smiths City axes budget brands

Electrical goods retailer Smiths City has axed the LV Martin and Powerhouse brands as its sheds its low-margin business.

Tourists spending more in Rotorua

Australian, British and North American tourists are spending more time and money in Rotorua with local retailers, latest statistics show.

NZ book sales boom

NZ book sales are booming as eBook demand plateaus.

New Flight Centre NZ MD ready for take-off

Flight Centre (NZ) has announced the return of David Coombes as the company’s new MD.