• Exclusive Retail Data Insights

Exclusive Retail Data Insights

Date: 30 August 2017
Time: 17:15 - 19:00
BDO, Level 18, Tower Four
Collins Square
727 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC  3000
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Sarah Ristrom
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BDO is pleased to invite you to an exclusive Retail Insights evening on Wednesday 30 August. 

Jerry Macey, National Manager, Retail Industry, Commonwealth Bank will be presenting a preview of the key findings from the upcoming CommBank bi-annual Retail Insights report, for BDO networks. The report outlines key trends and explores generational attitudes to spending.  

You will also hear from Aaron Blackman, CEO and, Founder of Retail Express who will present on the different ways that Retail Express helps businesses to optimise their sales & service, inventory & logistics, marketing & loyalty and business intelligence practices.  Learn about the collaboration with BDO and Retail Express, to create the Australian Retail Index – the nation’s first platform for on-the-pulse data for retail sales.

Places are limited, please RSVP early to avoid disappointment.




Jerry Macey

National Manager, Retail Industry, Commonwealth Bank

Jerry is the Retail lead in the Commonwealth Bank’s Business and Private Banking division where he harnesses and develops the bank’s resources for the benefit of its retail clients.   He is well-known for delivering thought-leadership, insights and analysis that help retailers succeed.

A strong thread of creativity, innovation and customer focus runs through Jerry’s financial services career, which has included roles in general management, product, go-to-market and strategy in Australia and the UK.

Jerry is the author of the bi-annual CommBank Retail Insights Report

Aaron Blackman

Founder & CEO of Retail Express

Aaron’s career started in product marketing where he worked for various global computer companies. He started his first online business in 2003, which later expanded into a multi-store retail business.

Aaron sold that business in 2006, then bootstrapped Retail Express as a software start-up. Now a highly successful international software company with over 3000 customers, Retail Express is the market leader in cloud-based retail management software. 

Aaron’s expertise resides in business start-up, growth, sales & marketing, software design & development, HR – and a strong grasp of international retail trends.