Stephen Younane joins Inside Retail Academy event

StephenYounaneStephen Younane, co-founder and CEO of Retail Prodigy Group, has been added to the speaker list for the forthcoming Inside Retail Academy event in Melbourne.

To be held at The Sheraton on Little Collins St in Melbourne on Wednesday June 22, the Inside Retail Academy one day intensive workshop will be themed Customer Experience: Reach, Engage and Convert and feature presentations, interviews and more from leading retailers and suppliers to the industry.

Stephen Younane got his start in retail with a decade at Myer, and has since gone on to play key roles for global sports leader, Nike. After launching (in Melbourne) the first Niketown (Nike’s flagship concept store) outside of North America, Younane was recruited to Nike HQ in the US, where he ran all of the brand’s global Niketown stores for a period.

Following stints with Luxottica and Jeanswest, in 2011 Younane co-founded Retail Prodigy Group with business partner Charlie Baker. Retail Prodigy Group has the exclusive master franchise for Nike stores across Australia. The Melbourne-based business currently has around 50 stores in Australia and New Zealand.

At Inside Retail Academy’s Customer Experience: Reach, Engage and Convert workshop in Melbourne, Younane will present on ‘Instore Customer Experience And Customer Conversion’. He will be joined at the Melbourne event by fellow key presenters, Jon Bovard (CultBeauty), Martin Matthews (Brand Collective), Paul Lacy (Kikki.K) and Adam Rudy (Catch Of The Day).

For more on Inside Retail Academy’s Customer Experience: Reach, Engage and Convert workshops in Melbourne and Sydney (Thursday June 23), visit .

Tickets to the event are still available for a limited time and can be purchased here.


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