The Ecommerce Club

Welcome to the Ecommerce Club

We are a member-led group dedicated to encouraging and supporting retailers in developing ecommerce expertise. Building collaboration through information sharing, market insight, networking and events, we’re bringing the industry together to develop best practice for an omnichannel future.


Our current events

Ecommerce Club & Future of Retail presents, Amazon in 2019

In a time where the retail headlines are often troubling, Amazon continues to be growing everywhere – whether it’s pioneering cashier-less stores or expanding their 2 hour delivery slots with Morrisons.

As Amazon continues its relentless march towards seeming world domination every business owner has to decide where Amazon fits into their strategy.

– Do you use them as a distribution channel?

– Do you compete with them head-on through developing first class online capabilities of your own?

– Do you appeal to the growing group of customers who are taking a stand against Amazon, and focusing on what they can’t do?

In this panel discussion, we explore how retailers in 2019 are reacting to the giant from Seattle.

The event starts at 6pm and will finish by 8.30pm with the talks at 7.00pm. Drinks and pizza will be provided as you arrive and drinks after the panel session ends for some closing networking.

Event Detail

Tuesday 17th September

At the offices of Qubit

^pm – 8.30pm

Who should attend: This event is free for retailers and ecommerce brands and £25 for vendors in the retail technology or services sector


Pre-event Networking 6:00pm

Panel session 7.00pm

End 8.30pm

Register Here

The Fashion Network & Ecommerce Club present The International Retailer, Globalising your Ecommerce Business

This half day interactive workshop will cover the key topics and challenges to globalising your ecommerce business. Some of the topics under discussion include:

• Why global, the strategic considerations?

• What team do you need in place?

• Managing customs & duties

• Fulfilment & shipping strategies

• Language & cultural differences

• Payments, FX & currency considerations

• FX & currencies • 3rd Party Market Places

• Tax & legal implications

Who should attend: Heads of Ecommerce, Ecommerce Managers, CMOs, International Marketing Managers, Heads of CRM, Heads of Customer Insight or equivalent at retailers with revenues of over 1 million, no agencies or suppliers please.


1.00pm – 2.00pm Arrival, Networking, Lunch

2.00pm – 2.30pm Session one

2.35pm – 3.05pm Session two

3.05pm – 3.25pm Coffee break

3.25pm – 3.55pm Session three

4.00pm – 4.30pm Session four

4.30pm – 5.00pm Session five

5pm onwards A well-deserved glass of wine

Event Details

Date: Wednesday 16th October 2019

Time: 1pm till 6pm with drinks reception

Venue: Union, Albert Square, Manchester M2 6LW


Recent posts

In the spotlight: ASOS

15th August 2019

If I tell you that ‘As Seen On Screen’ is one of the leading names in fashion retail in the world, you might say ‘huh’? But if we use the acronym ASOS, things get a bit clearer! Founded in 2000, ASOS has become one of the world’s best-known and most successful pureplay e-tailers. It is… Read more »

Read more
How to Save Time and Brainpower when Choosing Your Next Ecommerce Tech Solution

15th August 2019

This is particularly challenging for Small to Medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which lag behind their larger counterparts when it comes to digital innovation. Larger companies have entire departments for innovation. Meanwhile in SMEs, resources are stretched more thinly. It often falls to a handful of mid- to upper-level managers to research and oversee the implementation of… Read more »

Read more
Quaker Oats introduced a Facebook Messenger chatbot and improved engagement

7th August 2019

When you’ve been a breakfast option for centuries, finding new ways to reach your customers can become routine. Quaker Oats created a chatbot via facebook messenger to provide both a channel for consumer questions and insight into their behaviors. the tool was developed with the help of Reve Marketing, a social marketing technology company who… Read more »

Read more