Understand your consumer, market, opportunity & capability

Retail Insights

Understanding your consumer, market, opportunity & capability underpins ‘fit’ retail strategy



Use your insights to define sustainable market advantage

Retail Strategy

Working with your insights collaboratively to define your sustainable market advantage



From store design to retail training, bring your strategy to life


Using the proprietary business fitness™ tools that have helped over 500 retailers to date, we bring your insights led strategy to life


Who are Retail Doctor Group?

Who are RDG?

Meet the team and hear from Brian Walker, CEO & Founder of Retail Doctor Group on what makes RDG Australia’s leading retail consultancy.


Brian Walker - Professional Speaker

Retail Speaking & Commentary

Brian Walker is Australia’s ‘fittest’ retail speaker, author and columnist.


Find out about our global partners

RDG Global

As the Australian representative of the Ebeltoft Group, our in house Global Retail Insights team work together with our global Ebeltoft Partners to conduct a range of consumer and retail studies.


““…impressive blend of consumer insights, strategy and retail implementation specialists so that all insights derived in their powerful consumer profiling model (Limbic) was strategized with our senior team into rich and importantly actionable actions through to the actual brand deployment into branding, formats through to deployment across all retail channels.” – Managing Director, My Ride Bicycles


Latest Retail News, Events & Articles by Retail Doctor Group

Digital mythbusters for retailers

If there’s something strange in your neighbourhood.Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters! (Mythbusters). Where is digital truly changing the way in which we retail to date and what are the greatest disruptions likely to occur in [...]

Boards of today and tomorrow

Agility is fundamental to leading a team through times of change. Sandra E. Peterson Boards stepping in, CEOs being replaced, impatience with results all lead me to wonder whether the role of the board has [...]

Gaining your unfair advantage

An organisation’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage. Jack Welch Downsizing, resizing, vertically integrating or whatever term you wish to use in describing the recent market [...]

Retail Innovations 13 – 2018 Global Retail Trends and Innovations – Now Available

Now in its 13th year, our white paper “Global Retail Innovations” brings together the best of innovative retailing from around the world together with insightful commentary from our global partners Ebeltoft Group, international retail experts. As [...]

“You talking to me?”

We’re so complex; we’re mysteries to ourselves; we’re difficult to each other. And then storytelling reminds us we’re all the same. Brad Pitt Good entertainment be it movies, theatre, music or even sport is storytelling. [...]

Is slow trade self-inflicted?

Do you measure your success rate in quiet times and if so against what? How intensely is your investment in retail working in the post Christmas period? There are many measures that can be applied [...]

Retail Doctor Group In The Media

Retail Doctor Group regularly contributes to publications such as Inside Retail, Smart Company, Australian Financial Review, RetailBiz, Tech Trader, Sydney Morning Herald and My Business. CEO and Founder of Retail Doctor Group, Brian Walker is also a leading media commentator on retail issues, regularly appearing on ABC, Channel 9 News, A Current Affair and Channel 7. For media enquiries, please call 02 9460 2882 or email

Retail Doctor Group TV 

Retail Doctor Group® TV brings you the latest media commentary, client reviews and Business Fitness tips.

If you wish to find out more, our clients are always happy to speak to you. Get in touch with our team to arrange an introduction today.

“I would highly recommend Retail Doctor Group® to any business looking to, develop, review, modify and expand their retail management strategy and ensure that their business is Fit for Business.”

“As a result of our work together, we have seen significant growth in brand awareness, our customer conversion ratios now excel industry benchmarks, purchase frequency has more than doubled over the last 24 months and one of our main strategic objectives of increasing first time trial has been more than met, with 25 percent points increase in trials in the local market.”
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