Robert Stockdill

Robert Stockdill is a journalist, editor and former publisher with more than 30 years of experience across five countries, the majority of those focusing on the retail industry. His style has built upon award-winning success in news and features in the print media to leadership in digital communication, spanning news websites, social media, magazines, brochures, and contributing to books. A veteran of a dozen study tours spanning the US, Europe and greater Asia, Robert has a deep international understanding of modern omnichannel retail industry brands, chains and issues.

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