To show support for the next generation of retail leaders, Retail Doctor is offering one year of coaching and development for one young retailer.

The 2013 Retail Doctor Group Scholarship will be presented to a 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 and CEO of Retail Doctor Group said: “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.”

Valued at over $15,000, the recipient of the 2013 scholarship will over a 12 month period receive:

  • One-one-one mentoring from retail experts Brian Walker
  • 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