Australia’s ‘fittest’ retail presenter, author and columnist
Brian Walker is the chief advisor of retail business fitness in Australia.
As Founder and CEO of Retail Doctor Group, which he established in 2005, Brian has steered his business to become the leading retail operations consulting firm specialising in multi channel retail, franchise and service sectors in every retail category.
Brian is a leading media commentator on retail issues, regularly appearing on ABC, Channel 9 News and A Current Affair and Channel 7. Drawing on his 20 years of experience in retail senior management with leading retailers such as The Athletes Foot, Optus, Angus & Coote, Westfield, KFC and Woolworths, Brian has become Australia’s most sought after headline speaker on all aspects of retail. Generously sharing his proprietary “business fitness” consulting tools, Brian’s speaking topics are original, engaging, motivational and educational.
Brian is a featured columnist for Inside Retailing and Smart Company and the contributing author of on-going articles for publications such as BRW, Australian Business Solutions, RetailBiz, Tech Trader, Sydney Morning Herald and My Business. His first retail book focusing on the implementation of ‘Fit Retail’ is currently in production.
Brian has been awarded the International Retail Leadership Award: Asian Retail Congress and won the Australian Institute of Management’s National Scholarship. He was nominated for the Business Leadership Award: CPA Awards, Entrepreneur of the Year Award: Ernst & Young and Telstra Business Awards.
He is a professional member of the National Speakers Association of Australia and several retail associations, including Australian Retailers Association, National Retailers Association, International College of Management (advisory board member), Australian Institute of Management and Australian Institute of Company Directors, Franchise Council of Australia, Australian Retail Association, Australian Centre for Retail Studies.
Retail Doctor Group are the Australian representative of Ebeltoft Group, a global alliance of retail experts.
Global Retail Innovation Trends
The world of retail is changing forever. We are moving from shaping consumer behaviour to predicting it. In this highly motivating presentation following our latest 'Global Retail Innovation 10’ study, Brian Walker shares best practice case studies in your retail category from around the world and explains how these trends are building the future of retail.
The Steps to Business Fitness™
Brian Walker will present an information rich and engaging presentation that covers the key aspects of retail business fitness and begins to engage with these retail concepts.
This presentation will inspire, educate and motivate across all the various aspects that build sales in a retail business.
In this session Brian Walker will cover the following areas of business fitness.
1. Begin at the End - Business planning and goal setting
2. Brand Aid™ - Developing and communicating a point of difference in the market.
3. Customer Connection - Understanding your customers and communicating to them.
4. Effective People – Building a sales based team culture in the business.
5. Fiscal Physical™ - Understanding the numbers incl. KPI’s sales, margins etc.
6. Category Cardio - Merchandise management, stock turns and inventory performance.
7. Doing the Basics Brilliantly - Non-negotiable standards in a business, selling, signage, merchandising etc
This session will provide practical tips and advice that you can implement in your business to help grow your sales, improve your operations and increase your profitability.
Thank you for the opportunity to submit our proposal for Brian Walker to present at your upcoming conference. The total investment for the above described deliverables is as follows:
Please note that these costs are exclusive of any out of pocket expenses incurred such as travel, accommodation, meals, printing etc.
Thank you once again for your interest in having Brian Walker present at your conference.
We look forward to working with you and I welcome you to contact me for any further information or to arrange a conversation with Brian Walker.
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