Do you have an appetite for retail innovation?

Are you ready for a festival of retail ideas? A three day celebration of Australian retail showcases the most exciting developments to influence this landscape.

It will focus on the customer journey; retail leadership, management and expansion; and the future of retail.

International speakers from renowned retail giants such as Neiman Marcus and John Lewis join highly regarded Australian retailers like ex-David Jones' stalwart Paul Zahra, Lou Jardin of SPAR and Peter Wilkinson from Forever New.

Franchisor Steve Cox of Dymocks and Lawrence Mitchell from SumoSalad are panellists talking about 'How to keep customers engaged post purchase'; Tim Cockayne, CEO of Total Tools, joins a panel discussing 'Customer experience beyond smiles per square metre'.

Google Australia,  Supergroup, Harvard Business School, the National Retail Association and the Australian Retail Association are just some of the organisations taking part.

Inside Retail Live aims to bring the excitement and theatre of retail to an ideas-powered event. Organised by Octomedia, parent company of Inside Franchise Business, and sibling publication Inside Retail, the event takes place at the ICC, Darling Harbour, Sydney from Wednesday 29 to Friday 31 March.

Want to come along and see what all the fuss is about? No need to pre-plan, just turn up and register at the door.