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Retail Doctor Group mentors the next generation of retail leaders

Retail Doctor Group are supporting the next generation of retail leaders through the development of the 2013 Retail Doctor Group (RDG) Scholarship program.

RDG will be offering one year of coaching and development for one young retailer who they recognise as being an up and coming star in the retail industry.

The RDG Scholarship will be presented to a worthy finalist at the NRA’s 40th Anniversary Young Retailer of the Year Awards where outstanding young staff in the retail industry are recognised and rewarded for their efforts and achievements in leadership, innovation and industry knowledge.

Brian Walker, Founder & CEO of Retail Doctor Group says: “There are some brilliant young retailers in this industry and we are pleased to promote retailing as a career choice. These are the next leaders of the retail industry and many of them will be joining our senior executive teams in years to come.”

The Retail Doctor Group Scholarship is a unique opportunity for an up and coming retailer to receive one-on-one mentoring from one of Australia’s leading retail experts, Brian Walker.

Valued at over $15,000, the recipient of the 2013 scholarship will over a 12 month period receive:
• Retail tour to their store and other retailers to understand what it takes to be a truly ‘fit’ retail business.
• Co-development of an individual growth and career development plan
• Monthly mentoring sessions with Brian Walker to discuss and improve skills and expertise in the retail discipline.
• Complimentary copies of collaborative research projects with Retail Doctor Group’s global retail expert network, Ebeltoft Group.

Nominations are open until Friday 24th May for the Young Retailer of the Year Awards and more information is available at .