About the author

Aaron Blackman

Aaron is an IT entrepreneur - the Founder & CEO of Retail Express, an international software company servicing the retail sector.


Record breaking July for retailers

Retailers benefit from continuing sale periods past the EOFY.

Retailers enjoy increased spend as financial year comes to a close

Half-yearly clearances and stocktake sales appear to have been particularly impactful.

November national retail sales results

Sporting takes a dive in November sales.

September national retail sales results

Furniture makes a big come back in October retail sales.

Retail spending plummets

Retail sales drop across all categories, amid fears of federal election.

Retail sales increase as the cold snap comes through

Retailers welcome seasonal change with open arms.

RETAIL SALES RESULTS: Sales drop as summer heat rises

Unprecedented heat through southern states negatively impacts sales across every vertical.

RETAIL SALES RESULTS: General sector up, furniture down

Increased spending across Australia, general sector including pet stores and electronics showing greatest improvement.

RETAIL SALES RESULTS: Fashion up, sporting down

Fashion sales up while Sporting sales fade in early February.

Creating a positive perception of your brand

Aaron Blackman’s top 10 tips to create a strong reputation for your brand.

Best Mother’s Day in 4 years

Fashion fares best for Mother’s Day 2015.

Create an empowered team

Empowered team members are happier at work, take less time off, and produce better results, says Aaron Blackman.

How to increase sales with money mapping

If you know where your money is coming from, you can maximise its potential, says Aaron Blackman.

Easter trading record low

Easter trade round up shows Australia-wide drop in retail spending.


The worst case scenario for many retailers came to fruition on Monday afternoon, when Victorian Premier Daniel Andr… https://t.co/zyRB162Yip

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Retail in Melbourne to be forced to close from 11:59pm this Wednesday. Contactless click-and-collect and online del… https://t.co/8um79lnp76

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Macca's stores around the world are getting a makeover. We go behind the scenes with the design agency that created… https://t.co/1lEOwd3dPE

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