Described by The Australian Retailers Association as ‘inspiring’ and ‘insightful’, the Retail Doctor Group Fit for Business™ Breakfasts and exclusive CEO networking breakfasts are an annual series of well-respected and high profile events in the retail calendar.

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CEO Networking Breakfasts

This exclusive invite-only series of events provide an opportunity for the sector’s key leaders, drivers, and innovators to discuss key topics and trends of the moment, build internal support networks, and help develop and strengthen the future of retail in Australia.

With the goal of opening discussions around retailing of the future, Retail Doctor Group regularly invites speakers from our country’s leading innovators and retail disruptors to join the conversation and push the boundaries of the future of retail in Australia.
If you’re a Director, Executive or CEO of a retail business, click here to find out more and register your interest in our CEO Breakfast Events.
He is insightful, knowledgeable and an expert in the retail field. He certainly is the ‘Retail Doctor’!
Julie Green National Channel Manager, Newsagents ACP Magazines
I was at the event with Guy Russo, he was a breath of fresh air to listen too. The event was extremely well organised.
CEO - My Pet Warehouse
The morning was fabulous, I headed to the office inspired, invigorated and ready to tackle everything – and guess what??! A great day all round! Inspiration can be a big motivator.
CEO - Top3 By Design

Upcoming Events

State of Nation 27

Tuesday Jun 4th 2024 07:30
Join our exclusive 'State of the Nation 27' CEO event to prepare and grow your business during these volatile times. Hear from the best of the best in retail as they share their successful experiences in combating risks and turning challenges into opportunities for your business. Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2024 Time: 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Register now to secure your spot!

Past Events

State of the Nation 26 – How to Build Customer Loyalty

Thursday Feb 15th 2024
More than 80% of Australian retailers offer loyalty programs, yet many are not as effective as they could be. To explore this issue, our RDG CEO Community event will delve into strategies for developing customer loyalty that extends beyond traditional programs, aiming to establish an emotional connection with the brand. Additionally, we're proud to announce that all the money raised from ticket sales will be contributed to the Sydney Women's Fund, which is committed to enhancing the lives of women and families in Sydney. To receive exclusive invitations to RDG's events, make sure to sign up for our CEO list.

WEBINAR: Global Retail Innovations

Wednesday Sep 27th 2023
Come with us on a global retail tour without leaving Australia, where we'll take you on a tour of the most innovative retail from around the world. From Shanghai to Spain, take inspiration from the best of the best in retail. Register for the webinar here!

25th State of the Nation: Global Retail Innovations

Wednesday Sep 27th 2023
Come with us on a global retail tour without leaving Australia, where we'll take you on a tour of the most innovative retail from around the world. We will fly to USA, Europe, Africa and Asia to learn from outstanding retailers, and more importantly, we will discuss key steps to allow you to implement innovation within your business. Register your interest here!

WEBINAR: How to Grow a Sustainable Retail Business

Tuesday Aug 29th 2023
As the founder of RDG and original creator of the acclaimed Fit For Business™ system, Brian Walker the original 'Retail Doctor' Shares his proven formulas for building, growing and turning around retail businesses. As markets contract, being brilliant in the basics of retail or 'Fit For Business' matters more than ever. Join Brian in this webinar to sharpen that point of difference and stay ahead of the curve. Register your attendance here.

24th State of the Nation: Consumer and Retailer Sentiments Survey Results

Thursday Jul 27th 2023
Join us for the launch of our highly anticipated annual consumer and retailer sentiments survey results and listen to industry leaders share their strategies on how to be competitive in this challenging market. Register your interest here!

WEBINAR: Build Profitable Customer Loyalty Through Emotional Connection

Wednesday May 31st 2023
Our CEO, Brian Walker, COO, Anastasia Lloyd-Wallis, Clark Rubber's CEO, Anthony Grice, Adorn Cosmetics' Founder & CEO, Briony Kennedy, and The Point of Loyalty's Founder & CEO, Adam Posner are delighted to discuss their insights and experiences in what it takes to build genuine profitable customer loyalty. Register attendance here.