GUY RUSSO, CEO OF KMART: ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S BIGGEST RETAIL TRANSFORMATIONS
Whether you’re the CEO of a large multinational supermarket chain, or the owner of an independent boutique, 2016 will no doubt bring new challenges as the pace of change accelerates and competition from global giants heats up. So how do you transform your business to ensure you’re the ‘fittest’ retailer in the field?
Find out from one of the industry’s leading transformers, Guy Russo, at Retail Doctor Group’s ‘Fit for Business’ breakfasts this March.
From the brink of bankruptcy to a billion dollar business; Guy Russo, CEO of Kmart will share his unique story on how he transformed Kmart into one of the most profitable listed department store chains in Australia with sales of $4.5 billion in 2014-15. Joined on stage by Brian Walker, CEO and Founder of Retail Doctor Group, audiences will leave inspired with actionable business fitness™ tips and insights to implement within their own retail business.
With Russo recently announcing plans to double the size of his department store business and drive revenue to $10 billion, these events will reveal exclusive insights into the inner workings of this transformative retail store.
Described by The Australian Retailers Association as ‘inspiring’ and ‘insightful’, the Retail Doctor Group ‘Fit for Business’ Breakfast series has successfully run for over six years. A well-respected and high profile event in the retail calendar, the Retail Doctor Group ‘Fit for Business’ Breakfasts have previously hosted high profile guest speakers such as Bernie Brookes (former CEO) of Myer, Peter Birtles of Super Retail Group and Stuart Machin of Target.
Retail Doctor Group, with event partner CitiXsys, will host the Melbourne breakfast on 3rd March 2016 from 7.30am at Cargo Hall, South Whaf followed by the Sydney breakfast on 17th March 2016 at 7.30am at Dockside, Darling Harbour.
The event proudly supports the charity Half the Sky Foundation Australia, with the goal of enhancing the lives and prospects of orphaned children in China through development and aid projects.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Town Hall and Wynyard train stations are walking distance from the venue. There is also public car parking available within Darling Harbour.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
If you have any questions regarding the event, Guy Russo or Half the Sky Foundation, please contact Vikki from the Marketing team at 02 9460 2882 or firstname.lastname@example.org